I've been spending a lot of time with Microsoft's mobile apps for Android and iOS, and comparing them to the built-in platform apps and to other competition.
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Microsoft today updated the OneDrive for Business experience on the web and on mobile. And it is introducing new IT controls and developer experiences too.
As part of yesterday's press event, Google announced that there are over 1.4 billion active Android users. So it's closing in on the Windows user base.
In a big day that was partially ruined by leaks, Google announced two new Nexus-branded Android handsets, a new Pixel C tablet, and new Chromecast devices.
Motorola's new smart watch, the Moto 360, comes in a wide range of style and size choices. My review unit arrived today and I've paired it with my Moto X.
Cyanogen's CEO said in an interview this week that his firm would integrate Microsoft's Cortana digital personal assistant into its version of Android.
Yesterday, my custom-designed Moto X Pure Edition arrived, and I spent much of yesterday afternoon installing apps and otherwise moving to the new phone.
The Moto X Pure Edition is an unlocked wonder with universal radios that provides high-end features, great customization choices, and affordable pricing.
Google announced this morning that its Android Wear computing platform is now compatible with Apple's iPhone, a genius and desperate cross-platform play.
This week, Amazon has launched a new shopping app for Android called Underground, offering what it says is over $10,000 in free apps and games.
After delivering a limited, invite-only version of Cortana for Android last month, Microsoft is now offering the mobile app in public beta form in the US.
This year, Google needs to get Nexus right, avoiding the double-whammy of disappointment it offered last year. Early indications are that it will do so.
Google’s Android One initiative was a disaster, so the search giant is starting over and will address the issues, which include halving the cost of phones.
Microsoft's Cortana app for Android--currently in private beta--now lets you replace Android’s ubiquitous Google Now feature with Cortana. Huzzah!
Microsoft today announced that it has delivered the first beta version of Cortana—its digital personal assistant software—in mobile app form on Android.
The first non-preview versions of Microsoft's Office apps for Android handsets—Word, Excel and PowerPoint—are now available from the Google Play Store.
Looking at this week's Google I/O announcements, it's hard to miss the ways in which Google is undercutting Microsoft's mobile efforts.
At its Google I/O 2015 keynote address on Wednesday, Google announced a preview release of the next version of Android, the dominant mobile platform. It's called Android M.