Google Now On Tap was one of the more exciting announcements at this year’s Google I/O event, allowing Android users to access Google Now for immediate, contextually relevant information on anything they might be searching for or talking about on their Android-based device. Not to be outdone, though, Microsoft has updated one of its ... Read More »
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.”
Much like Siri, and ... Read More »
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Microsoft Hyperlapse came to Android in beta form about two months ago, so the experience was limited to people who managed to join the beta. Plus, betas don’t always work perfectly and have bugs. But now, you can download the final version of Hyperlapse on your Android phone!
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In January of this year, Microsoft officially launched three of its Office apps for Android-based tablets. Now, several months later, the same can be said for Android smartphones.
On Wednesday, June 24, Microsoft has announced that its Excel, PowerPoint and Word apps are now available for everyone, having officially shed their beta tags. Each app is ... Read More »
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.
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After a long period of development, Microsoft has released its Hyperlapse app to let users create time lapses with their phone. The app is available for Windows Phone and Android, though the Android version does have a beta tag, indicating some remaining bugs in the app. Nonetheless, Hyperlapse is free for Android users ... Read More »