MS office running on non-Microsoft devices.

Will the Samsung Galaxy S6 ship with Microsoft apps pre-installed?

James O'Malley Android, Mobile phones 1 Comment

Intriguing rumours about the software line-up on the Galaxy S6 could point towards an Android future for Microsoft. MS office running on non-Microsoft devices. According to SamMobile, Samsung has been working hard at optimising the Android software for the forthcoming phone - with the phone shipping with very little Samsung bloatware…

Read more | Comments (0)

picturesque

Microsoft launches Android lockscreen app

James O'Malley Android, Android apps, Microsoft Leave a Comment

Microsoft has quietly launched another Android app into the Google Play store. Simply titled "Picturesque Lock Screen", the app will change the background image to match the photos Bing uses on its homepage. It has some neat features too, as Microsoft explains: "Picturesque Lock Screen, a Microsoft Garage project, brings the beautiful Bing home page…

Read more | Comments (0)

lumia535

Microsoft Lumia 535 arrives in the UK – here’s where to get it

James O'Malley Microsoft, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Microsoft has announced that the Lumia 535 is now available in the UK. The mid-range phone runs Windows Phone 8.1, and sports a 5" 960x540 display, a 1.2ghz quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 8GB of storage - as well as a 5MP rear and 5MP front-facing camera. Here's how Microsoft's press release describes some of…

Read more | Comments (0)

windows-10-ie

Is Microsoft working on an entirely new web browser, codename “Spartan”?

James O'Malley Apps, Web 2.0, Websites Leave a Comment

Microsoft is working on an entirely new web browser, which will be more light-weight, support extensions and feel similar to Chrome or Firefox, apparently. According to ZDNet, the development of the browser - codenamed "Spartan" - is completely separate to the teams currently working on future versions of Internet Explorer. Windows 10 on desktop is…

Read more | Comments (0)