In the first of a series of tips about the new mobile OS, I take a look at how Windows phone users running Windows 10 Mobile can customize the Start screen.
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Microsoft today announced that it has delivered the first beta version of Cortana—its digital personal assistant software—in mobile app form on Android.
We haven't seen a Windows phone flagship here in the US since February 2014. So which handsets make the cut in this lull before we see new flagships?
It has been three long years since Apple shipped a new iPod, and while today's iPod touch release was anticipated, I'm surprised so little has changed.
A recent interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella doesn't contradict previous reports about the future of Windows phone and Microsoft's platform strategy.
There was some Surface news announced today, and while it's not about a presumed Surface Pro 4, it is indeed good news for fans of the product line.
With Microsoft surrendering the smart phone market to Android and iPhone, many Windows phone fans are wondering whether they should abandon the platform.
I get a lot of questions about Microsoft Surface: Should I wait for Surface Pro 4? Should I choose Surface 3 or Surface Pro 3, and so on. Let's take a look.
Microsoft today release Windows 10 Mobile build 10166 for phones. Like the PC build, this one is for the Fast Ring only, and you have to upgrade to get it.
While Windows Phone has indeed failed in the market place, there is one glimmer of hope for the near future. Here's my turnaround plan for Windows phones.
For the past two years I have used only my smart phone, and not a digital camera, to record personal events like vacations, birthdays, and other milestones.
Yes, we were right to be worried about Windows Phone. Satya Nadella's email only touches on building first-party phones for the short term.
Here is an incredible email from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to all Microsoft employees. Long story short, we were right to be worried about Windows Phone.
Today, Microsoft announced plans to start delivering 4G/LTE Surface 3 models to customers. It is also launching new Surface 3 configurations for businesses.
This is ,,, confusing. A number of readers have pointed out that Microsoft has quietly added a new Intel Core i7-based model to its Surface Pro 3 lineup.
I'm heading to Ireland for about 10 days starting Monday night. I'll be taking a lot of pictures and working while traveling around the country.
Microsoft's new phablet, the Lumia 640 XL, is now available in the United States from AT&T. This handset offers a superior camera and a great build quality.
This month's Windows Phone usage statistics from AdDuplex show that Microsoft, finally, is testing a true Windows 10 Mobile flagship. Hooray!
As expected, Microsoft announced today the immediate availability of Windows 10 Mobile for Phones build 10149 to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring.
A Microsoft email uncovered by Geekwire is causing a stir with Microsoft enthusiasts today, and not because of what it says but rather what it implies.
You may know that Windows 10 Mobile has been trailing well behind its desktop/tablet counterparts from a quality perspective. That's about to change.
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.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. Or your Windows Update, at least. Microsoft has issued June 2015 firmware updates for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3.
The Verizon version of the Lumia 735 is basically identical to the original 735, but with Microsoft branding, LTE support, and HD voice and video calling.
Businesses that have deployed Outlook for Android and iOS can now manage those devices using new MDM capabilities in Office 365 or Microsoft Intune.
Microsoft this morning announced a partnership with TaylorMade to bring golf shot tracking and analysis capabilities to its Microsoft Band wearable.
If you've been hoping to see the Lumia 640 XL come to the United States as I have, your wait is almost over: Next week, AT&T will begin selling the phablet.