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Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

With the COVID-19 pandemic making work from home the default for those companies that are able to do so, it’s no surprise that we are seeing a massive rise in the usage of video chat tools like Zoom,
Microsoft starts testing a new news reading experience in Windows 10

Microsoft starts testing a new news reading experience in Windows 10

Microsoft announced its latest Windows 10 preview build today, and, while that is a pretty routine affair these days, the company also used today’s announcement to launch the beta version of a new

Would you be interested in a Windows 10 phone that could run Android apps?

Windows Phone is long gone, and even Microsoft’s attempts to get back into the smartphone game just run Android. But if you still like the idea of Windows as a mobile operating system, well, you’re
The rise and fall of Android’s biggest competitors over the last decade

The rise and fall of Android’s biggest competitors over the last decade

Here's our list of some of the best Android alternatives that failed to dethrone Google and Apple over the last decade.

WhatsApp is dropping support for iOS 8 in early 2020

WhatsApp today confirmed it will drop support for devices running iOS 8 early next year. You’ll need to update to iOS 9 or later to continue using the app. WhatsApp warns that some features could stop
WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

This week WhatsApp shuts down service – ends connectivity – for a number of older smartphones. This includes some Android phones, a few iOS devices, and all Windows Phone devices. If you’re still
WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

This week WhatsApp shuts down service – ends connectivity – for a number of older smartphones. This includes some Android phones, a few iOS devices, and all Windows Phone devices. If you’re still

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone and older versions of Android

WhatsApp runs on a huge range of operating systems, but even the ubiquitous messaging app doesn't think it's worth supporting Windows Phone any more. The company has announced it is ending support for
Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Mobile’s Death by One Month

Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Mobile’s Death by One Month

The supposed ecosystem just isn't coalescing. Microsoft's mobile platform is now slated to get its final update in January 2020. The post Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Mobile’s Death

WhatsApp will cease to support phones running Android Gingerbread from February 1st

If you are still using a handset such as the Google Nexus One, Samsung Galaxy S, or any other device that is running on Android Gingerbread 2.3.7, WhatsApp will cease to support your phone from
These Old Phones Will Be Cut off From WhatsApp in 2020

These Old Phones Will Be Cut off From WhatsApp in 2020

WhatsApp will soon drop support for older versions of iOS and Android, and Windows Phone entirely. According to some reports, this means that millions of users with older smartphones will lose access
Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday

Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday

It will be an end of an era at Microsoft next week, an era that may have divided the company and the tech community far too long. Come Tuesday, December 10, all Windows 10 Mobile devices, be it for
Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday

Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday

It will be an end of an era at Microsoft next week, an era that may have divided the company and the tech community far too long. Come Tuesday, December 10, all Windows 10 Mobile devices, be it for
WhatsApp MP4 bug lets hackers control your phone

WhatsApp MP4 bug lets hackers control your phone

At this moment and for the foreseeable future, it’s a good idea to avoid opening MP4 files in WhatsApp. There’s a bug in WhatsApp for both iOS and Android where a malicious person can send a
WhatsApp MP4 bug lets hackers control your phone

WhatsApp MP4 bug lets hackers control your phone

At this moment and for the foreseeable future, it’s a good idea to avoid opening MP4 files in WhatsApp. There’s a bug in WhatsApp for both iOS and Android where a malicious person can send a
Microsoft is scaling back the Android and iOS versions of the Cortana app

Microsoft is scaling back the Android and iOS versions of the Cortana app

After four years of existing on iOS and Android whether you knew it or not, Cortana might not be long for the two dominant mobile platforms. Microsoft posted a note to its support website that the
Windows Mobile failure a result of US antitrust lawsuit says Bill Gates

Windows Mobile failure a result of US antitrust lawsuit says Bill Gates

Just as former Microsoft exec and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop feared, the mobile market has become a two-horse race between Android and iOS. More than that, however, Android has overtaken Windows as
Windows Mobile failure a result of US antitrust lawsuit says Bill Gates

Windows Mobile failure a result of US antitrust lawsuit says Bill Gates

Just as former Microsoft exec and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop feared, the mobile market has become a two-horse race between Android and iOS. More than that, however, Android has overtaken Windows as
The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite

It’s Microsoft Ignite this week, the company’s premier event for IT professionals and decision-makers. But it’s not just about new tools for role-based access. Ignite is also very much a