Microsoft’s Windows 8 app winner announced

PressPlay Video app developer is the latest winner in Microsoft’s Windows 8 app development competition

February 20, 2013
Windows 8

Pierre Henri Kuate is the latest winner in Microsoft’s Windows 8 app development competition for his app called PressPlay Video.

Kuate won an Xbox 360 for the app.

PressPlay Video is a media player providing the best experience for playing local video files (including MKV and FLV).

PressPlay Video supports advanced touch, mouse and keyboard controls, and comes with an integrated explorer which displays the folders inside your libraries, removable devices, HomeGroup and media servers.

Kuate’s next step is to build a similar app for music, movies and series under the PressPlay umbrella.

“I had a lot of app ideas, and chose the most interesting and useful one to build. My thinking is simple: build a great free app and then monetise it,” said Kuate.

“The Windows Store is a good opportunity for any developer with an entrepreneurial spirit. All it takes is a great and unique idea to be competitive at a worldwide scale.”

PressPlay Video Windows 8 app

PressPlay Video Windows 8 app

More Microsoft Windows 8 news

10 best smartphone apps

App rewards children for doing chores

Personal assistant app for busy digital life

22seven iOS app out “soon”

Tags: Active, Henri Kuate, PressPlay Video, Windows 8

Free Email Newsletter:
Subscribe

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyBroadband – technology images can be found here

Join the conversation

Connect with MyBB

twitterfacebookandroidappleblackberrynewsletterfeed

Poll

What is the average broadband speed which you experience?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Big gadget and tech specials

Sale

South Africans can save lots of money on a wide range of gadgets and tech products this weekend

Neotel hosting billing concerns

Neotel

Neotel data centre bandwidth and power consumption misreporting issues have been fixed

Eskom employees arrested over transformer theft

Eskom

Two Eskom employees have been arrested in Karen Park, Pretoria, for allegedly stealing six transformers with an estimated value of R650,000, police said on Friday

Digital TV decoder subsidy details published

Non-compliant DVB-T2 set-top box in South Africa

Signs of movement around South Africa’s migration to digital terrestrial television are welcomed, the DA said

Free MyBroadband Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)