The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 features integration with Your Phone, which is a consierably better experience compared to manually installing the Your Phone service onto a non-Samsung device. The improvements Microsoft has made to Your Phone with the Galaxy Note 10 really needs to come to other smartphones, and soon.
Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app is getting a lot of downloads and decent reviews, but the experience pales compared to Dell's Mobile Connect. Toss in special treatment for Samsung phones and the recent Office 365 outage and Microsoft's grand vision starts to fall apart.
If you've noticed that Microsoft's Your Phone service isn't quite working as expected today, you're not alone. Microsoft has acknowledged and issue with the service, noting that users are receiving connection errors, and is working on a fix.
Skype is once again losing the ability to manage your text messages. The app will lose its SMS Connect feature on August 30, with Microsoft directing people to the Your Phone app to keep texting from their PCs.