Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


Office Apps for Android Phones Hit General Availability

Microsoft's Office Apps for Android smartphones are now available for commercial use.

Microsoft Adds MDM Capabilities to Outlook for iOS and Android

Users of the Microsoft Outlook client for Android and iOS devices now have access to new mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) features.

Microsoft Acquires Productivity App Startup 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft on Tuesday announced its acquisition of 6Wunderkinder GmbH, a provider of list-making software based in Berlin.

Microsoft Inks Office Bundling Deals with More Android OEMs

Microsoft has added 20 more OEMs to the roster of Android hardware partners that have agreed to pre-install Windows apps on their devices.

Microsoft's Mobile Share To Hover at 3 Percent in 2015

Microsoft's smartphone platform is expected to increase its market share by just half a percentage point in 2015, according to the latest data from market research firm IDC.

Microsoft Describes 'Hybrid' Intune-SCCM Mobile App Management Vision

Microsoft last week shared more details about its mobile application management vision, in which its Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) products will play key roles.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office Apps for Android Phones

The preview versions of Office apps for Android phones are now available for testers, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft Launches Native Outlook App for Android

Microsoft announced Wednesday that Outlook for Android was "out of preview," avoiding its usual "general availability" terminology that signals it's a finished product ready for production environments.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 'Delve' Apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft on Tuesday made its "Delve" discovery and social networking solution for Office 365 available to iOS and Android mobile devices.

Google Gets Hit with Antitrust Charges by EU

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday formally accused Google of violating antitrust laws by using its dominance in search to favor its own comparison-shopping service over those of competitors.

Surface 3 Unveiled, Will Hit Retail Shelves in May

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off the Surface 3, the thinnest and lightest version of its tablet.

Microsoft Adds MDM Features to Commercial Office 365

Users of certain Office 365 subscription plans will get expanded mobile device management (MDM) capabilities at no extra cost, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Inks Deals with Samsung, Dell To Bring Office Apps to Android

Microsoft on Monday announced agreements with 11 OEMs, including Dell and Samsung, in which key Office apps will be preinstalled in those vendors' Android devices.

How Good Can a $60 Windows 8.1 Tablet Be?

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The answer is pretty good, judging by the performance and features of the WinBook 7-inch TW700 Tablet -- a whole lot of Windows 8.1 computer for a very small price tag.

IDC: Tablet Sales To Recover Slightly on Back of Windows 10

Research and consulting firm IDC delivered mixed news for the tablet market on Thursday, scaling back its growth estimates but still forecasting a "modest" increase in shipments.

Microsoft, Samsung Reportedly Partnering on Office 365 Integration Deal

A deal may be in the works between Microsoft and Samsung aimed at bundling Office 365 apps for Android devices with the Samsung Knox Workspace.

Microsoft Adding 'Conditional Access' to Intune with March Update

The latest update to Microsoft Intune will include new capabilities related to mobile device management (MDM).

Microsoft To Give Office 365 an MDM Boost with Intune

Microsoft this week talked up its layered security approach to enterprise mobility, which will eventually include embedding Intune's mobile device management (MDM) capabilities into its Office 365 products.

Microsoft Promises Windows 10 Flagship Phones in Late 2015

There was little in the way of new announcements at Microsoft's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event on Monday, but the company did unveil some new hardware and gave one of the earliest public demos of the Project Spartan browser for phones.

Google Launches Mobile Device Management Platform 'Android for Work'

Google threw its hat into the mobile device management (MDM) ring last week with the launch of its new Android for Work program.