Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


Microsoft Partners with TeamViewer for Intune

TeamViewer, a provider of remote monitoring and meeting software based in Germany, is bringing its eponymous solution to Microsoft's Intune product, the two companies announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft Inks Deal To Bundle Office Apps in Android Devices

In an intellectual property deal signed this week, low-cost device maker Xiaomi will allow Microsoft to put Office and Skype on its Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft's Mobile Market Share Falls Below 1 Percent

Microsoft's beleaguered smartphone platform continues to lose ground in global market share standings.

Microsoft Killing Sunrise App, Adding Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft plans to take down the Sunrise calendar applications for Android and iOS devices on Aug. 31.

Microsoft Bringing Intune Dashboard to Office 365 Portal

To reduce the number of its management dashboards, Microsoft said recently it will move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

Microsoft Gives Intune an App Management Boost

Microsoft this week announced upcoming additions to its Intune service aimed at mobile application management (MAM).

Microsoft Assures of Commitment to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft intends to support its smartphone platform "for many years," according to a leaked internal e-mail attributed to Terry Myerson, chief of Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group.

Microsoft Sheds Some Light on Windows 10 Device Management

When it comes to managing Windows 10 devices, users are often confused about which of Microsoft's management products -- namely, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Intune -- to use.

IDC: Windows Will Own 'Detachables' Market Through 2020

The transition away from traditional slate tablets like the iPad and toward "detachable" tablets like the Surface will soon translate into a significant market win for Microsoft.

Microsoft Buys Xamarin, Bolsters Cross-Platform Mobile Efforts

Microsoft on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Xamarin, a provider of cross-platform developer tools for building mobile apps.

Top Microsoft Business Apps for iPhone and Android

While no one was looking, Microsoft assembled a surprisingly large library of major business and productivity apps for iOS and Android. Here are the best ones for partners.

Microsoft Previews New Windows 10 Roaming Feature

Microsoft this week took the wraps off a new service that gives organizations more control over roaming Windows 10 settings.

Microsoft Puts 'Word Flow' Back in Spotlight with SwiftKey Buy

Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey, a London-based provider of touch-based keyboard technology for Android and iOS mobile devices.

iPad Pro, Surface Pro Make Gains in Bad Tablet Market

The "detachable" tablet segment, which includes Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad Pro, was the lone bright spot in an otherwise poor year for tablet sales, according to recently released data from IDC.

Microsoft Surface Competitors Crowd the Market

New entries from Apple, Lenovo and others are giving Microsoft’s category-breaking tablet a run for its money.

IDC: Windows Tablets Set To Gain in Shifting Market

The so-called "detachable tablet" segment that Microsoft pioneered in 2012 with the introduction of the Surface is expected to grow by 75 percent in 2016, outpacing an overall shrinking tablet market.

First Windows 10 Mobile Device To Hit Shelves Friday

Windows 10 Mobile has had a much longer incubation period than its desktop counterpart, Windows 10, which was released in late July. However, Microsoft's new mobile OS is expected to see daylight soon.

Microsoft Hits Pause on Android Bridge for Windows 10

Microsoft has placed a moratorium on its Windows app bridge for Android, code-named "Project Astoria," which aimed to help developers port their Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft Buys Productivity App Maker Mobile Data Labs

Microsoft on Thursday announced its acquisition of Mobile Data Labs Inc., a provider of mobile mileage-tracking solutions based in San Francisco.

Microsoft Spruces Up Outlook for iOS, Android Devices

Microsoft is rolling out user interface enhancements and other improvements to its Outlook apps for iOS and Android mobile devices.