Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


CES 2018: New Windows 10 PCs Try To Do Everything, Everywhere

A gallery of standout devices from this year's showcase.

'Phablets' Overtake Midsized Smartphones in Mobile Market Shift

The so-called "phablet" form factor is being adopted at a faster rate than medium-sized smartphones, according to mobile analytics company Flurry.

Microsoft Brings Edge Browser to iOS and Android Devices

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Edge browser apps for Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft Integrates Intune with Google for Android Security

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, can now tap Google Play Protect to deliver security protections to Android devices.

Microsoft Confirms It Has Sidelined Windows Mobile Development

A recent Tweet by Joe Belfiore, the public face of Microsoft's Windows Phone/Windows Mobile business over the past few years, has effectively signaled the end of the company's mobile efforts.

Microsoft Edge Apps for iOS and Android Hit Preview

Microsoft on Thursday announced previews of its Edge browser for iOS- and Android-based devices, as well as a preview of Microsoft Launcher for Android.

Microsoft Bringing 'Comanagement' to Intune and SCCM

Two of Microsoft's client management products, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Intune, got a new "comanagement" capability last week.

Microsoft Intune Gets Security Boost with Zimperium Support

The Microsoft Intune mobile management solution, part of the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suite, can now integrate with Zimperium, bringing added security protections for iOS and Android users.

Microsoft Readies Improved Intune Migration Process

A new Microsoft Intune migration process will make it easier for organizations to switch from what Microsoft calls a "hybrid" mobile management approach to a "standalone" mobile management approach.

Apple Makes Another Enterprise Push with Accenture Pact

In a bid to increase the iOS platform's presence in the enterprise market, Apple has inked a partnership with global consulting giant Accenture.

VMware Extends Its MDM Solution to Windows 10

VMware now lets organizations connect Windows 10 PCs to their enterprise networks using its AirWatch mobile device management (MDM) system.

Microsoft Test Drives Conditional Access for macOS

Microsoft this week launched a preview of "conditional access" restrictions for devices based on Apple's macOS operating system.

Microsoft Adds Role-Based Access Control to Intune

Microsoft this week announced the addition of role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities to its Intune mobile management service.

Office 365 ProPlus Apps Get Intune Deployment Option

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, now has the ability to launch Office 365 ProPlus productivity applications for end users.

Microsoft Surface Loses Recommendation from Consumer Reports

Nonprofit publication Consumer Reports knocked Microsoft's Surface line down a peg last week, retracting its "recommended" designation for the PC and tablet family.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Intune Data Warehouse

Microsoft on Tuesday launched the public preview of a new service for reporting on mobile device and mobile application use.

Microsoft Now Offering Surface Leasing Programs

Microsoft this week unveiled two leasing programs for its various Surface devices -- one for students and one for SMBs -- that both have plenty of fine print to consider.

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.