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Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


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 Delays Windows 10 Mobile Rollout to 2016

The over-the-air Windows 10 Mobile update will be released to existing Windows Phone users early next year, instead of December as Microsoft had previously indicated.

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.

Microsoft Refines Mobile Strategy as Windows Phone Share Sinks

As its smartphone market share continues to tank, Microsoft is taking a more measured approach to where it focuses its mobile efforts.

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.

Microsoft Unveils New Windows 10 Devices, Surface Book

Products include new Lumia phones, an improved Surface Pro 4 and a new laptop.

Breaking Up with Windows Phone: It's Not You, Microsoft, It's the Apps

It seems tired to complain that there aren't enough apps for Windows Phone. And yet, the complaint persists because it's valid.

Enterprise Mobility Suite Emerges as Microsoft's 'Hottest' Product

Though EMS is still relatively new, Microsoft is touting the mobility management offering as a major competitor of established solutions from Citrix, IBM and VMware.

Microsoft Buys Android Lockscreen Developer

A Microsoft executive recently confirmed that the company has purchased Double Labs Inc., a developer of lockscreens for Android devices.

Microsoft, VMware Talk Windows 10 and Mobility Management

Tuesday marked the first onstage appearance of a Microsoft executive at VMworld, the annual conference hosted by Microsoft rival VMware.

Reports: Major Microsoft Hardware Launches Coming October

Multiple media reports this week suggest Microsoft is planning a major hardware launch event in October that will include the debut of the Surface Pro 4.

Newest Windows 10 Mobile Test Build Includes 2,000 Fixes

After a month-long wait, Microsoft has released a new build of the Windows 10 Mobile technical preview.

Microsoft Kicks Off Preview for Skype for Business on iOS, Android

Microsoft's ongoing rollout of its various Skype for Business solutions hit another milestone this week.

Microsoft Adds Some Azure RMS Capabilities to Office for iOS

Microsoft recently updated its iOS-based Office apps to enable users to view protected files on their iPhone and iPad devices.