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Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Rich Edmonds 358

Microsoft has a Bing Rewards program set up to enable you to earn credits by simply using services available. By earning said credits and redeeming them for rewards, you can pocket awesome items like gift cards for Amazon, Xbox, Skype and more, or even donate your hard-earned credits to schools or charities. Previously, Bing Rewards was only possible through web browsers on a laptop or...

Asus still bets on the Android/Windows 8 hybrid - introduces the TD300 at CES 2014

Asus still bets on the Android/Windows 8 hybrid - introduces the TD300 at CES 2014

Michael Archambault 100

The creation of Android/Windows 8 hybrid machines is nothing new. I personally wrote an editorial a month ago, entitled "A Tale of Split Personalities: Windows 8-Android Hybrids", that concentrated on the negative effects these machines could have on the Windows 8 ecosystem.  This year at CES 2014, the trend continues as Asus announced its Transformer Book Duet TD300. The unit itself...

Document shows Microsoft planned to take on Android through unconventional means

Document shows Microsoft planned to take on Android through unconventional means

Rich Edmonds 91

Microsoft has recently discussed internally somewhat unconventional tactics to help drag Windows Phone up to the level of Android, closing the gap at a faster rate. The Information has had the opportunity to look at internal documentation, which covers numerous scenarios as to how Microsoft planned to compete against Google in the industry. Head past the break for the full read. We'll...

Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

Abhishek Baxi 78

According to Canalys, and independent analyst firm, Windows Phone grew its share of pie to four percent in Q3 2013, while Android and iOS stayed static. The report cited that nearly a quarter of billion smartphones shipped in the three-month period, a 44 percent year-over-year increase. Windows Phone accounted for 9.2 million of these units, a growth of 185 percent. It is interesting...

Wordament updated to natively support Windows Phone 8. Also adds new languages and an Android version

Wordament updated to natively support Windows Phone 8. Also adds new languages and an Android version

Sam Sabri 102

Wordament is a game of many firsts. It was the first game with Xbox Live on iOS and on the web to offer achievements. It started as an internal project between two Microsoft employees, but was quickly bought by Microsoft once the potential was realized. It hasn’t seen an update on Windows Phone for quite some time, so let’s check out what’s new as of today. The last update for...