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Windows Phone 7, Smartphones/Tablets


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.

Windows Phone Share Sinks to Just 1 Percent

Seven months after being relegated to a niche business by Microsoft, Windows Phone continues to go gentle into that good night.

Microsoft Launches Budget Windows 10 Business Phone

Microsoft this week added another device to its Windows 10 smartphone lineup -- the enterprise-focused Lumia 650.

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.

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.

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.