Each week we take a look at what’s going on around the tech world outside of our Microsoft centric roots, and as they are known to do, Apple dominated the headlines this week. On Wednesday, Apple pulled back the curtains on a new Watch and a new lineup of iPhones, all coming with Apple’s signature […]
Each week we take a few moments away from the latest coming out of Redmond to note some happenings around the tech world that don’t have “Microsoft” attached to them. This week we start with more leaks coming from Cupertino as Apple gets ready for its latest dog and pony show, with invites for the […]
Another week is in the books with lots of Microsoft/Xbox news coming out of Cologne, Germany and gamescom, but there was news beyond Microsoft, too. Each week we take a look at what’s going on in the wider web. Apple and iPhones are in the news this week, which could probably be said just about […]
Sure, I do own a Galaxy S8 as a “side phone” for testing apps and other Microsoft products, but after Build 2018, I’ve been thinking that Microsoft is trying to get me (and maybe other Windows 10 users) to ditch iPhone for Android.
In May 2018, Microsoft will retire the OWA (Outlook Web App) mobile apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android. Outlook users will find that it’s easy to transfer their content and contacts from OWA to Outlook. As noted in a post on the Microsoft blog, Microsoft has opted to focus more heavily on improving the Outlook […]
It turns out the NYPD rollout out iPhones is still ongoing, and Microsoft’s old Nokia Windows Phones aren’t being trashed, but sold back.
If you’ve opted to download all the Microsoft iOS apps and turn your device into the iPhone Pro once mentioned by Satya Nadella, you’ll be happy to know the Outlook app on iOS now supports opening web links via Microsoft Edge.
For a while now Microsoft has been bringing their best to the mobile world, with apps such as OneNote or Outlook for iOS being some of the greatest out there. The company has stepped forward again and has recently announced that Edge will soon be coming to both iOS and Android. Set up The app […]
In what can be seen as a huge blow for Bing’s market share, it has been revealed that Apple is changing the default search provider for Siri and Spotlight queries from Bing to Google
The NYPD’s Jessica Tish was given some rather strong coverage in the New York Post earlier this week when it was reported that the police force would be shifting away from Microsoft’s Windows Phones, which Tish initiated three years ago, and instead would transition to Apple’s iPhones. One New York Times source stated that, “Nobody […]
Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard for iPhone is no longer available to download, and the company is now inviting users to check out its also excellent Swiftkey keyboard.
Former exec Scott Forstall finally revealed how Apple became interested in touch-based tablets and later smartphones in the first place, and it has to do with an unnamed Microsoft exec.
Microsoft Sway just updated to Version 1.16 on Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices and now sports a cool new feature that it didn’t have previously; the app can now create embed codes for users to embed their sways into websites and blogs. It’s not a feature that the majority of users will use often but […]
Microsoft’s own Microsoft Pix Camera app has updated on iOS devices to Version 1.0.28 and now supports a mobile phone’s flash and boast a new timer, grid overlay, and a collapsible toolbar. Microsoft Pix Camera now opens and closes faster, has improved shutter speed, and has had its overall app size reduced. Microsoft Pix Camera […]
For many Windows phone owners right now, it can be a tough time to be a supporter of the Windows 10 Mobile platform. Microsoft appears to be holding off on new Windows phone hardware until their rumored Surface Phone reveal and it seems like every other week another company removes support for their Windows phone […]