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Reuters: Microsoft readying Cortana for Android

As well as bundling their virtual assistant Cortana into Windows 10, the latest report is that it will also be offered as a standalone app for iOS and Android. Eric

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Microsoft Outlook Preview delivers unified calendar, email, contacts, and more

Prior to the mobile-first mindset that a lot of us have today, Microsoft Outlook was the preferred way for many us to manage our email. And calendar. And contacts. Well, you

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Microsoft Picturesque offers Bing images, news, weather and more on your lock screen

Microsoft Garage, the developmental lab behind a number of Android apps, released another title this week. Called Picturesque, it’s a way for Microsoft to deliver Bing homepage images to your lock screen. Available

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Microsoft to reportedly invest in popular startup Cyanogen Inc.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is to invest about $70 million dollars into Cyanogen Inc. Many of you I am sure are familiar with the popular ROM

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Nokia may release the Nokia C1 Android smartphone in 2015

Cult of Android has reported that Nokia may be planning Android handsets for the future.The company supposedly will release the Foxconn-manufactured Nokia C1 smartphone, an Android 5.0 Lollipop device with

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Microsoft expands its MSN apps to Android

Under new leadership, Microsoft has switched their approach from keeping their software locked into their own platform, to offering its products on Android and iOS.  The first big release from

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Microsoft debuts Office for Android with Tablet Preview

Today, Microsoft released the preview of Office for Android with Tablet. Without an Office 365 subscription, you can now edit your documents for free.

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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft

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Get 30GB free OneDrive storage in limited time promotion

Recently, we have seen cloud storage costs dropping significantly, and it has become extremely affordable. However, companies are still increasing the amount of free storage they are offering, and Microsoft

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Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees

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Microsoft looking for beta testers for Android version of OneNote

Microsoft have announced a new feedback program that will allow Beta testers to try out upcoming versions of its note-taking app OneNote on Android. To get involved, you just need

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A proper Nokia Lumia device running Android is coming our way, report says

We’ve all heard this rumor before, we’ve heard it numerous times in fact. All that hope and then we get Nokia X which is an abomination of sorts, not an

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display,

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal

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New plug-in allows Outlook users to join Google Hangouts

Google has released a new plug-in for users of Google Apps that allows them to use Google Hangouts for video conference calls from within Microsoft Outlook. Users of the email