Microsoft’s Mobile Apps Win Big on Phone and Tablet, But Fall Short on the Desktop

Microsoft's Mobile Apps Win Big on Phone and Tablet, But Fall Short on the Desktop

For over two weeks now, I've secretly made a major change to my daily workflow and have been using as many Microsoft mobile apps on PC, tablet, and smartphone as possible. And my relative levels of success speak volumes, I think, to the state of Microsoft's mobile efforts here in mid-2016.

First, I do want to get one thing out of the way. I know that many of you will read the preceding paragraph and think something along the lines of, "Shocker: A Microsoft blogger is using Microsoft apps and services." And truth be told, I did consider a tongue-in-cheek clickbaity-type headline for that very reason. But I don't want to diminish the message here with humor, as I think this is in fact a very important topic.

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