No, they won't replace your tablet or laptop, but the iPhone 6 Plus and Android phablets -- with a bit of preparation -- prove to be effective occasional work tools.
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Microsoft is seeking participants for a new, limited pre-release program for Skype on iOS.
Anyone keen on Microsoft's new presentation app Sway can give the preview product a whirl today, while Australians and New Zealanders can try out an updated Sway app for iOS.
As part of Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mission, it has built up a large portfolio of consumer and business apps on every platform. In this roundup, I look at a dozen iOS apps that help IT pros and power users stay productive with an iPhone and Microsoft services.
The electronics retailer is also taking $50 off a Steam Machine gaming PC console and offering a Lenovo Windows 8.1 desktop for $199.99, though its deals are only available in its retail stores.
Microsoft sets Office free and adds utility on the iPhone, Apple beats Samsung in China, and the Apple Watch is rumored to be quite expensive.
Microsoft is making available new versions of its Office apps for iPads and iPhones, and is making more of the core Office functionality available for free to consumers.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
Time and again we write about security breaches that would have been prevented by two-factor authentication. What are the ways people do this in the real world?
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too.
Forget MacBook Airs. Which is the better Windows 8 laptop: The new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 or the Acer Aspire S7? Here's my two cents.
Microsoft is rewriting its Skype for iPhone version from the ground up and will deliver the new 5.0 release for iPhone globally in about a week. Here's what's coming, feature-wise.
Many weeks using the Nokia 1020 as my primary phone revealed it to be both a strong iPhone competitor and an example of why Microsoft has struggled to build a mobile juggernaut. Its superb camera will bring many users, but how does it stack up as a primary phone?
Microsoft introduced its third generation Surface Pro as "the tablet that can replace your laptop." Really?
Continuing its cross-platform push, Microsoft has updated its OneNote for iPhone and Mac apps with some noteworthy new features.
The promotion is part of the push to retire the aging OS and will run through April 19.
Microsoft is poised to become a Windows Phone manufacturer in its own right, but is still managing to add new partners to its roster.
In just a few years, Micromax has grabbed the second largest market share in smartphones in India, and is poised to enter Russia in a big way. Its latest gambit for world supremacy: The LapTab.
Microsoft will be rolling out new Dynamics CRM companion apps for iPhone, Android phones and Windows Phones some time in the next 30 days.
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