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LG announces new G Pad II 10.1 in Korea, coming to other markets next month
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LG announces new G Pad II 10.1 in Korea, coming to other markets next month

LG has just announced their latest G Pad, a 10.1″ tablet which will officially be unveiled at IFA in Berlin next month. The tablet is LG’s entry to the premium tablet market, offering a 10.1″ screen with ‘ultra-slim’ bezels and a FullHD resolution screen. The tablet will be available in Wi-Fi and LTE iterations, though this, like some of the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 1:46 pm on August 24, 2015
Microsoft announced a new Translator app today and it works on Android Wear too
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Microsoft announced a new Translator app today and it works on Android Wear too

Over the course of the last 12 months, Microsoft has transformed their mobile strategy from something a little cringeworthy into something that’s quite exciting to mobile consumers. The push to support, and even embrace the two main mobile eco-systems – Android and Apple – has seen a number of great products launched, and today they’ve announced Microsoft Translator for Android[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:53 pm on August 7, 2015
Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile is now available for all Android 4.4+ devices

Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile is now available for all Android 4.4+ devices

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse video creator app for Android has finally dropped its Beta tag, and is now available for anyone with a device running Android 4.4 or above to download and use the app. If you haven’t heard of it before, Microsoft’s Hyperlapse app creates ‘smooth and stabilized time lapses from first-person videos’. The app launched in May, but only to[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:30 am on July 18, 2015
Microsoft’s personal assistant Cortana beta leaks early

Microsoft’s personal assistant Cortana beta leaks early

Microsoft’s personal assistant app Cortana, which is due to make an appearance on Android and iOS devices later this year when Windows 10 launches has leaked for Android. The APK has been made freely available for users to download and install with no restrictions. Cortana is a voice-assistant from Microsoft, with the ability to supplant a number of functions available[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:30 am on July 18, 2015
Cortana beta app to launch next month for Android
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Cortana beta app to launch next month for Android

If you’re using, or planning to use Windows 10, then next month you’ll be able to try out Microsofts virtual assistant Cortana on your Android device. According to the latest Microsoft Windows blog, the Beta of the Cortana app for Android will be launching in July as a companion for Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft is aiming to integrate Cortana into[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:26 am on June 17, 2015
Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

When we previously reported on Microsoft bringing Office to Android, we thought it was pretty neat, and figured it would be a definite boon to productivity for the road warriors with powerful tablets and keyboards to match. The initial release was not without its own catches though; it didn’t support Android 5.0 Lollipop, nor did it support tablets with x86[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:19 am on April 22, 2015
Cyanogen Inc announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver apps on devices
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Cyanogen Inc announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver apps on devices

Cyanogen Inc has taken another step towards fulfilling their intention to ‘take Android from Google’, announcing a new strategic partnership with Microsoft. The partnership will see Microsoft develop integration with Cyanogens version of the OS, as well as the inclusion of Microsoft apps on builds released. The services and apps to be included in future Cyanogen OS builds include Bing[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 6:41 am on April 17, 2015
Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets
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Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Since the stewardship of Microsoft switched from Steve Ballmer to Satya Nadalla last year, the company has focused on broadening availability for their apps and services. Office for tablets is now here, and Microsoft recently partnered with Samsung on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to supply Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote on the handsets. Today Microsoft has announced an expansion of this[Read More…]

in Apps, Manufacturer, Tablets by at 5:49 am on March 24, 2015
Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft
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Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft

Rarely a week goes by that we don’t have a story of some description on Cyanogen Inc here on Ausdroid. This week is no exception. Reports have recently surfaced rebutting the previous rumour that Microsoft was going to invest in the fledgling Android software company. In October a rumour surfaced that Cyanogen Inc was attempting to raise funding seeking a[Read More…]

in News by at 9:21 pm on March 17, 2015
Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is working on bringing its Cortana personal assistant to Android (and iOS), according to a report from Reuters. Cortana does a lot of the same things that we’ve come to expect from Siri and Google Now. She’s been well received in the Windows Phone world and is looking to make the move to Windows desktops with Windows 10. Microsoft[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:34 am on March 14, 2015