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Microsoft increases Windows Phone 8 support lifecycle, teases upcoming enterprise update

Microsoft increases Windows Phone 8 support lifecycle, teases upcoming enterprise update

Rich Edmonds 108

Microsoft today announced an increase in the length of the company's support lifecycle for Windows Phone 8, from 18 months to 36 months. Beginning with Windows Phone 8, Microsoft notes in an official blog post that updates, including security updates will be available for 36 months. Each update will (as we already know) incremental, with each release building on the preceding one. While...

Microsoft announces new Surface programs; states that it has been getting  "a lot of interest"

Microsoft announces new Surface programs; states that it has been getting "a lot of interest"

Michael Archambault 81

While analysts are stating that Microsoft’s Surface isn’t doing as well as hoped, yesterday the Redmond technology company stated that they have “had a LOT of interest from businesses, schools and universities wanting to use Surface.” Today, Surface is currently available in 29 different markets and over 10,000 physical stores worldwide. Three major announcement about Surfaces...

POPWings working on a digital rolodex for your Windows Phone (iOS need not apply)

POPWings working on a digital rolodex for your Windows Phone (iOS need not apply)

Sam Sabri 20

If your job doesn’t require you to put pants on or venture past the front porch, odds are you won’t be needing to read about business cards. For those of you who still climb the corporate ladder and shave more than twice a month, POPWings is making a Windows Phone app to get a handle on your business cards. PopWings is a company based in France that makes two products: The POPCard and...

Microsoft’s PhoneFactor enterprise authentication system gets a Windows Phone app

Microsoft’s PhoneFactor enterprise authentication system gets a Windows Phone app

Daniel Rubino 7

Just two months after Microsoft bought up PhoneFactor to help bolster their enterprise security features, the company has released an official Windows Phone app that is on the Store now. Simply called PhoneFactor, the app is rather modest in features but that’s a good thing as its job is rather to the point: to receive and manage authentication notifications sent to your phone......