Every few months, Windows phone's declining market share provokes a new round of speculation about the platform's health. The situation isn't good, but the concept of Windows on a phone isn't dead. Here's why.
Some have speculated that Microsoft is about to allow all Windows 10 UWP games onto the Xbox One. Our sources say that's simply not the case, but the rumor raises the question of whether opening Xbox to UWP games would be a good idea.
Microsoft move to end its hardware line of smartphones and focus its mobile OS under the shadow of the enterprise effectively makes Microsoft's mobile play invisible to the industry at large. What will that mean for the platform going forward?
Windows phone fans thrive on Windows phone news. News of apps leaving the platform however, can be disheartening. We've seen apps great coming to the platform recently. However, at a time when Microsoft's UWP needs all the support it can get developers are pulling support. What is Redmond to do?
If you have some home automation like Philips Hues, IP cameras, or a smart thermostat and you have an Xbox One you have to grab Home Remote! The new app, which is also available on iOS, Android, and Windows 10, now lets you control all your smart appliances right from your couch. Here's my hands-on demo.
During GDC this year, Microsoft announced that important game development tool MonoGame would support Xbox One. We spoke to Tom Spilman of Sickhead games, stewards of MonoGame and creators of classic Windows game ARMED, to learn about MonoGame's Xbox One progress, UWP development, and much more.
The Windows personal computing hegemony has been put on the defensive as computing has become more mobile. Unlike rival OSes Windows is designed for the range of personal and professional productivity. Can Microsoft's duo user approach ensure Windows remains for everyone and for everything we do?
Microsoft is focused on both consumers and the enterprise. Few company's have the reach, depth, resources, partners and core belief to enable them to deliver a comprehensive enterprise and consumer array of products and services. How deep does this duo user philosophy go? And can it help mobile?