Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


Microsoft Partners with Movial To Bring Android to Surface

Microsoft is adding more Android expertise to its in-house engineering teams via a deal with Movial, a software engineering and design services company based in Finland.

Windows 10X 'Pivots' to Single Screens; Foldable Surface Devices Delayed

Initially touted as Windows 10 for dual-screen devices, Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10X OS will now launch just on single-screen devices.

Microsoft Bolsters Its 5G Chops with Affirmed Networks Acquisition

Microsoft has acquired Affirmed Networks, buttressing its software-defined networking services just as mobile operators start rolling out 5G wireless technologies.

Microsoft Finally Reaches 1 Billion Mark for Windows 10

Though it missed its target date by nearly three years, Microsoft has finally reached its goal of putting Windows 10 on over 1 billion "monthly active devices."

Microsoft Brings Office App to iOS, Android Smartphones

Microsoft's new Office App for iOS and Android phones is now generally available worldwide, the company announced this week.

CES 2020 Gallery: Microsoft's Hardware Partners Redefine the PC

Eight standouts from this year's Consumer Electronics Show, where Microsoft OEM partners bent (sometimes literally) the rules of the traditional Windows PC as we know it.

As Windows Phone Support Ends, Microsoft Steers Users Toward Integrated Office App

The Excel, OneNote PowerPoint and Word applications for the Windows 10 Mobile operating system will lose support on Jan. 12, 2021, Microsoft announced recently.

Microsoft Teams To Inherit Kaizala Pro Capabilities

Some "pro" features of Microsoft's Kaizala mobile chat application will be folded into Microsoft Teams over the next 12 to 18 months.

Microsoft Pulling Plug on Windows 10 Mobile This Year

Microsoft's beleaguered Windows 10 Mobile operating system will lose support on Dec. 10, 2019, the company has announced.

Microsoft Details Improvements to Intune, SCCM and Windows Autopilot

Microsoft's various configuration, deployment and management tools are getting a raft of improvements, as detailed by Microsoft this week at its Ignite conference.

Microsoft To Funnel Intune Premier Support Requests Toward Azure Portal

Microsoft will soon begin shifting Intune support requests toward the Azure Portal for organizations with Microsoft Premier support accounts, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Surface Leasing No Longer an Option for Students

As of Aug. 31, Microsoft's Surface Plus Program for students looking to lease Microsoft Surface devices is no longer accepting applications.

Microsoft Gives Upcoming SharePoint Mobile App an AI Boost

A more streamlined SharePoint Mobile App is arriving next month with new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Adds Apple Watch to Authenticator App Lineup

Microsoft this week launched a preview version of its Authenticator companion app for the Apple Watch, with general availability expected "within the next few weeks."

Microsoft Pulling the Plug on Sway for iOS This Year

Microsoft says it plans to discontinue its Sway application for Apple iOS devices on Dec. 17, 2018, and urges users to switch to using Sway via its Web portal.

Microsoft To Drop Support for 'Hybrid MDM' Scheme in 2019

Starting Sept. 1, 2019, Microsoft will drop support for hybrid mobile device management (MDM) using Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) -- a model it calls "hybrid MDM."

Microsoft Extends OneDrive Sharing Beyond Windows

OneDrive's file-sharing and collaboration capabilities are coming to Office for Mac, as well as to iOS and Android mobile applications, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Outlook Web Apps for iOS and Android

Microsoft's Outlook Web App mobile client e-mail applications for Android, iPad and iPhone devices will be phased out over the next few months, the company said this week.

Microsoft Brings AI-Based Security to Intune with Pradeo Deal

A newly announced pact between Microsoft and mobile security firm Pradeo will bring additional security protections to businesses using Microsoft's Intune mobile device management (MDM) solution for iOS and Android devices.

CES 2018: New Windows 10 PCs Try To Do Everything, Everywhere

A gallery of standout devices from this year's showcase.

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