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Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


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 Releasing Creators Update to Phones on April 25

The mobile version of the Windows 10 Creators Update will begin rolling out to Windows 10 Mobile devices on April 25, Microsoft said Thursday.

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.

HP Makes Another Run at a Windows Phone

HP's three-in-one Elite x3 Windows phone targets the enterprise and the channel.

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.

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 Announces Major Writedown, Layoffs in Phone Restructuring

Microsoft's plans to downsize its mobile business will result in significant job cuts and a near $1 billion writedown, the company announced Wednesday.

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.