There are thousands of launchers for Android, many of which are the same old recycled designs with nothing unique to add to the mix. Some are very unique. You could even say too unique, because they cease to be functional. And of course, there are a few gems that we all love and use every ... Read More »
Microsoft’s virtual assistant may be coming to Android very soon, at least in public beta form. Cortana was supposed to launch in beta for Android in June, but it was sadly delayed. Now we finally know that Microsoft is planning to launch the public beta “in the next few weeks.”
Sometimes things change, like timetables. In May, when Microsoft officially announced that Cortana, its digital personal assistant, would be arriving on Android this year, the company also said the arrival would happen by the end of June.
Now, as revealed on Blogging Windows, the timeframe for the beta release has been bumped a bit. Now ... Read More »
For the more than 13 million users that have created over 1 billion tasks within the app Wunderlist, some big changes are coming. On June 2, Christian Reber, the founder and CEO of Wunderlist, confirmed that the developers had been acquired by Microsoft and that the team would be joining the big MS ranks in the near ... Read More »
Microsoft has been inking deals with Android hardware manufacturers to make sure that many of its Office apps come pre-installed on the hardware. Samsung was part of the initial announcement, with several other regional manufacturers thrown in for good measure. Now, Microsoft has added yet another laundry list of companies to the mix, including two ... Read More »
Digital assistants on smartphones and other mobile devices have become quite the focal point for the major companies, with not only Apple and Google getting into the fun, but Microsoft as well. For those that have Android-based smartphones, but have longed to get Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana, the wait is almost over.