The app store approach has allowed Microsoft to invade iOS and Android. While the company would otherwise be wallowing in mobile irrelevancy, its war chest has allowed it to continually cherry pick some of the most popular productivity apps for acquisition as well as build out its own offerings.
Enterprise messaging and mobility company Infinite Convergence Solutions announced Monday that its NetSfere secure mobile messaging service is now available on Apple Watch and Windows Phone.
The Intel-powered Windows 10 phone that was due to be released in 2016 isn't happening, according to Windows Central, which cited anonymous sources "familiar with Microsoft's plan." Now, rumor has it that a Microsoft Surface phone is in the works.
One-third of Lumia smartphones sold in the U.S. market don't run the Denim software needed to upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, according to a PCWorld report.
Microsoft blew the mobile opportunity and does not want to make the "same mistake" in other areas, such as wearables, CEO Satya Nadella told ZDNet in an interview at the Worldwide Partner Conference this week in Orlando.
Microsoft released on Tuesday the latest version of its Windows 10 Mobile build (10136) for Windows Insiders. Redmond is only offering the build to phones running Windows Phone 8.1 and users who have opted into the Windows Insider Fast ring.
Dropbox took a number of steps this week on its road to attract enterprise customers.
While smartphones are super portable, they have never been ideal tools for work-related tasks beyond checking email and texting. Well Microsoft wants to change that with the launch of Continuum for mobile phones running Windows 10 at its Build conference this week.
As expected, Microsoft released on Friday another build of its Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. Based on the bugs already identified by Microsoft and ones uncovered by Bright, Redmond still has a long way to go to fulfill on its promise of universal apps.
Microsoft plans to unveil the next Windows 10 technical preview for phones on Friday, announced Gabriel Aul, point man for Microsoft's Windows 10 technical preview program.