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Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


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.

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.

Microsoft Describes Azure AD Integration with Windows 10 Mobile

Under certain circumstances, it will be possible for Windows 10 Mobile devices to access both personal and business resources using the same device but with different user credentials.

Windows 10 Mobile Finally Released for (Some) Existing Users

After several delays, Microsoft on Thursday finally rolled out Windows 10 Mobile as a free upgrade to existing Windows Phone 8.1 users.

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.

What's the Deal with Microsoft's Mobile Strategy?

What mobile-first means now to Redmond in a (mostly) post-Windows Phone era.

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.