Earlier today Microsoft revealed that they were going to be bringing their popular digital assistant Cortana to Android and iPhone devices later this year.
Those apps will bring most of Cortana's capabilities to these platforms however, they will lack deep integration at the OS level....More
After installing Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10122 in a clean upgrade from build 10074 I was finally able to use Tablet Mode on a small screened device, the HP Stream 7, and this is about that experience....More
Over the weekend I wrote about Microsoft's plans to take over the distribution of updates for its Windows 10 Mobile platform.
The ability to update Windows 10 when necessary on wireless handsets will have a direct impact on the concept of Windows as a Service....More
Like many, I was hoping to see a new Lumia flagship before the end of 2014, and while I was pleasantly surprised in some ways by both the Lumia 735 and 830, neither offers the level of performance or best-in-market camera quality I had come to expected from Microsoft/Nokia's high-end devices. So I pulled the trigger on an unlocked Windows Phone flagship that will hopefully take me through at least the first half of this year. Or until Microsoft gets off its low-end fixation and satisfies the needs of its biggest fans....More
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More