Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


Apple Makes Another Enterprise Push with Accenture Pact

In a bid to increase the iOS platform's presence in the enterprise market, Apple has inked a partnership with global consulting giant Accenture.

VMware Extends Its MDM Solution to Windows 10

VMware now lets organizations connect Windows 10 PCs to their enterprise networks using its AirWatch mobile device management (MDM) system.

Microsoft Test Drives Conditional Access for macOS

Microsoft this week launched a preview of "conditional access" restrictions for devices based on Apple's macOS operating system.

Microsoft Adds Role-Based Access Control to Intune

Microsoft this week announced the addition of role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities to its Intune mobile management service.

Office 365 ProPlus Apps Get Intune Deployment Option

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, now has the ability to launch Office 365 ProPlus productivity applications for end users.

Microsoft Surface Loses Recommendation from Consumer Reports

Nonprofit publication Consumer Reports knocked Microsoft's Surface line down a peg last week, retracting its "recommended" designation for the PC and tablet family.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Intune Data Warehouse

Microsoft on Tuesday launched the public preview of a new service for reporting on mobile device and mobile application use.

Microsoft Now Offering Surface Leasing Programs

Microsoft this week unveiled two leasing programs for its various Surface devices -- one for students and one for SMBs -- that both have plenty of fine print to consider.

Microsoft Expands Availability of Surface Lineup

Microsoft's Surface family of devices -- including the Surface Laptop, Surface Pro and Surface Studio -- is coming to more markets worldwide, the company said this week.

Microsoft Launches Intune in Azure Portal

Microsoft on Thursday announced the general availability of its Intune mobile device and mobile application management solution as managed through the Azure Portal.

Microsoft Adding Outlook Groups to Mac, iOS and Android

Support for the Groups feature in Outlook arrive "in the coming weeks" for Mac, iOS and Android device users, Microsoft said Tuesday.

Microsoft, Skycure Roll Out Intune Integration

Microsoft and Skycure, a mobile security firm based in Palo Alto, Calif., have partnered to integrate Microsoft's Intune mobile management service with Skycure's mobile device protection service.

Microsoft Stumps for EMS over Third-Party Mobility Management Tools

One of Microsoft's top executives last week made the case for the company's Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) service, touting its growing user base and feature set.

Microsoft Centralizes Mobile and Identity Management with EMS Upgrade

Microsoft is readying a new console for its Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) service that aims to simplify tasks related to identity management and mobile device management (MDM).

Dynamics 365 Among Add-In Apps Now in Outlook iOS

Users of Microsoft's Mobile Outlook e-mail client can now use new add-in applications, including Microsoft's own Dynamics 365 and Translator apps.

Microsoft Calls Out Windows 10 Servicing Catch for Surface

Microsoft's long-term servicing branch (LTSB) concept for Windows 10 comes with a notable caveat for organizations using the Surface tablet-PC device.

Microsoft Walks Back '1 Billion' Device Goal for Windows 10

Microsoft isn't likely to hit its stated goal of putting Windows 10 on 1 billion devices by its fiscal 2018, company executives admitted recently.

Microsoft Puts Its Workflow Management App on iOS

Microsoft this week launched Microsoft Flow, a mobile application designed to track workflows, for iOS devices.

Microsoft Rolls Out SharePoint Mobile App for iOS

Microsoft this week unveiled the first mobile platform release of its new SharePoint client experience, marketed as "your intranet in your pocket."

Microsoft Makes Design Tweaks for Office 365 Admin App 3.0

The latest version of Microsoft's Office 365 Admin App for Windows Phone and Android devices became available on Tuesday.