Microsoft is reportedly investing in Cyanogen, the Android modding company that’s seeking to “take Android away from Google.” Many remember Cyanogen as the former Android modding community that worked to create and maintain CyanogenMod, a popular ROM for rooted Android users. The core team became an official ... Read More »
Today heralds good news for Android users who use Microsoft’s software services. Microsoft is officially launching its suite of Office apps for Android tablets. This includes Word for Android tablets, Excel for Android tablets and PowerPoint for Android tablets. All three apps are now available for ... Read More »
Microsoft may be a company that has plenty of its own projects out in the world, but that hasn’t stopped them from broadening the scope of their approach to a more multi-platform strategy.
On Thursday, Microsoft officially announced that its most popular suite of MSN apps is now available for Android. For users of MSN ... Read More »
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Microsoft may have its own mobile platform to worry about, but that hasn’t stopped the company from launching products that work with other (competing) platforms. In September they launched the Universal Mobile Keyboard, an accessory that not only works with Windows Phone, but also Android and iOS. Now, Microsoft has just launched three new apps that ... Read More »
Now that more and more Android Wear devices are launching, companies are starting to support the wearable operating system. A surprising one is Microsoft, who just released the OneNote app for Android Wear. Once installed, it’ll let you dictate notes and immediately save them to your Quick Notes.
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Bluetooth accessories are not rare when it comes to mobile devices, especially for tablets, and Microsoft has just unveiled a new contender for your hard-earned cash. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard is a low-profile, “chiclet” style keyboard meant to help you boost your productivity while you’re on the go.
Microsoft and Samsung are taking their royalty dispute to court. For years, Android manufacturers have been paying royalties to Microsoft, but Samsung recently decided that enough was enough. As the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung has a whole lot of smartphones to be paying royalties on, and it makes sense that it would ... Read More »
When Nokia announced the Android powered Nokia X we weren’t quite sure what to think about it. We’ve long dreamed of the ultra-powerful, ultra-beautiful combination of Android and Nokia but the X simply didn’t deliver. It’s a low spec’d device running a custom version of Android in a cheap body. What we really want ... Read More »
Nokia and Microsoft’s foray into Android may be one of the odder things we’ve seen, but the Nokia X has still sold alright in developing countries. But with the Nokia X growing aged, whispers of a successor have been swirling around. That successor could be coming sooner than we thought, as Microsoft and Nokia have ... Read More »
As we continue to wait for the release of the Android Wear powered LG G Watch and Motorola Moto 360, rumors surrounding other noteworthy wrist-mounted computers are beginning to ramp up. Today, Forbes is reporting good news for Android users who may be interested in a Microsoft branded smartwatch.
According to Forbes, Microsoft’s upcoming smartwatch ... Read More »