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.
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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.
The November updates for OneNote provide new features across multiple platforms, including Windows (desktop), web, Android, iPhone, iPad and iPad Pro.
What else is happening today? A Windows 10 Field Guide update, Office on iPad Pro, Tim Cook on Surface Book, an inexpensive new Roku, Firefox OS on Android.
Happy Veteran's Day. What else is happening today? The iPad Pro reviews are in, COD: Black Ops III is a huge hit, and Google is finally killing Chrome on XP.
Apple just delivered its first major app for Android, Apple Music, bringing the new music service to the largest mobile ecosystem, at least in beta form.
While the iPad Pro was inevitable, it also points to a crisis of original thought at Apple, which has been coasting on the iPhone's coattails for too long.
Google has announced that its Google Maps mobile app for Android (and, soon, iOS) is finally getting true offline capabilities with downloadable maps.
What else is happening today? Solu takes on PC and Mac, Google gets a legal reprieve, Apple launches the iPad Pro this week, Apple wins in court, and more.
What else is happening today? Microsoft Movies & TV picks up SRT subtitle support, Google engineer takes on shoddy USB-C cables, Google Maps on iOS, more.
Microsoft has opened up applications to test Cortana on iOS but they are limiting it to users in the US and China but will expand outward in a few months.
I have high hopes for the new Apple TV. But my first impressions are a bit mixed, as this device is still incomplete and only a minor step forward.
Today, the Office team revealed various enhancements coming to Office across multiple platforms, including Mac, iOS, Android and the web.
It's been a busy couple of days at DEVintersection in Las Vegas. But I think I can post on a more normal schedule today. Here's what else is happening.
Today, Microsoft announced updates to its Office Lens mobile app on both Android and iPhone. And as an added bonus, OneNote Clipper was updated as well.
What else is happening today? An interesting new $99 PC, a behind-the-scenes look at Surface Book, Apple TV preorders are ready, Toyota vs. VW, and more.
What else is happening today? A change in how Microsoft measures Xbox success, the Xbox architect is leaving Microsoft, and thoughts on mobile market share.