Adopting iPhone as your smart phone platform doesn't mean you need to leave Microsoft behind. So this new series will step through the process of getting up and running with your Microsoft-based data and apps on iPhone.
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Some tidbits from around the web: Microsoft's fitness tips, Chromecast games, Android vs. iPhone, Pandora deals, a Ford and Google partnership, more.
Some more tidbits from around the web: Your Xbox Live stats from 2015, Apple Music rumored to get Hi-Res Audio in 2016, and a Black Ops III DLC trailer.
A CNN clickbait article about the top mobile apps is important enough to warrant a more detailed analysis. Because it gets as much wrong as it does right.
A few notes from around the web: Microsoft's Holiday Super Sale, a misunderstanding about the success of Kinect, wining some and losing some with universal apps, and some great Android dev videos.
Some other tidbits from around the web: A new Microsoft Apps, um, app on Android, $400 off Windows Server Datacenter, Translator on iOS/Android, dubious Windows 10 advice, free Plex on Xbox.
Microsoft revealed today that it will be providing offline access to files and folders from its OneDrive mobile app on iOS and then Windows phones later.
Slow day today. Here's what I could dredge up: Some dueling mobile payment announcements, a preview of Office 365 Planner, beta support for Apple Music arrives on Sonos.
Other news from around the web: WSJ delivers a Windows 10 universal app, Apple surprised by response to iPhone battery case, Samsung is copying Apple again, more.
A few items from around the web: HP's hilarious cloud offering, Google's AirPlay support and why it matters, smart phones are ruining our posture, and more.
Here are some more tidbits from around the Internets today: Cortana to float, big update for Groove on Windows 10 Mobile, Wal-Mart mobile payments, Tim Cook disses Chromebook.
Windows phone zealots, prepare for a bit of bad news: the firm's Cortana personal digital assistant is now generally available on both Android and iOS.
Google's controversial Surface knock-off, the Pixel C tablet, is now available for purchase for $500 and up, depending on the storage you choose.
An unknown source makes a wild claim: Microsoft's Surface outsold Apple's iPad in October. Well, when you look at online sales anyway. And just in the U.S.
Lots going on today, including a major Surface fail on MNF, how Band 2 estimates VO2 Max, Apple's iPhone 6S battery case, Star Wars game complaints, more.
Not much is changing in the global smart phone market over the next four years, IDC says. That's bad news for Windows phone, as Android continues to dominate the market.
Google Cardboard is awesome, and unlike Microsoft's HoloLens, it's here now, really works, and exceeds expectations. And it just got better with a new app.
Mobile devices---and smart phones in particular---are only as good as the apps you use. So here are my favorite and most-useful/most-used mobile apps of 2015.
Here's some other news from around the web today: Microsoft makes nice with Apple in new holiday ad, tablet shipments to fall this year, a Google accusation.
The smart phone is the most important personal computing product of the year. So let's start my annual peek at the best tech products right at the top.
A small group of external testers has finally gotten their first peek at Cortana on iOS, according to various reports. It's not clear how many have access.
Here are some other tidbits from around the web: iPad Pro lies, Nokia 230, PlayStation 4 hits 30 million sales, whether Halo 5 is a hit, and Black Ops III.
Here's what else is happening today: I'm back home, a crazy deal on Office 365 Personal, Marissa Mayer can't save Yahoo, a look at Google Maps offline.
Microsoft has overhauled its app for Bing on iOS and has created something that you may want to actually use on a daily basis.
Good morning from Manchester, England. Today, we have Surface firmware updates coming, Windows 10 free upgrades and security, Windows phone switchers, more.
Here's what else is happening today. I'm heading to the UK this week, Xbox One comes on strong in late 2015, Apple gives design a bad name, and much more.
Mozilla announced this week that its flagship Firefox web browser is now available on iPhone and iPad. What took so long? Its been on Android for years.