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Let’s get this clear. Microsoft plans to release Office for Windows Mobile with the release of Windows 10 next year. Everyone knows this, its expected. Microsoft no longer plays favourites with its platform, and that’s a good thing. After all, if you want everyone to use Skype, then you better have Skype everywhere from iOS to BlackBerry 10. In the…

Apps

Maybe you are user of one or have just heard about applications that allow to post images and receive opinions from others. Askyon comes into play when you are trying to decide between two options. Askyon allows you to post two images at once, describe what you are struggling with or simply ask which option would other people prefer. There can be…

analysis

An interesting analysis by Sal Marvasti from Technoor Consulting posted on Seeking Alpha suggests Google is not doing half as well from Android as could be expected from the dominant position of the OS in the marketplace. Google owns desktop search, and also seemingly owns the mobile market.  While investors are very happy about this situation, Marvasti argues compared to…

Apps

Baconit is a metro-style Reddit app which has just been updated to be even more amazing. The major attraction to this particular update (version 1.8) is a brand new Image Viewer for easier navigation of photos within your chosen subreddit. Upon opening, you’ll see a larger view of the image which you can then pinch to zoom, drag to pan, and…

news Xbox Live on the iPhone

We were recently disappointed to see Windows Phone 7 crown jewels like Xbox Live show up on iOS, and some evidence that more features will be going that way too. ZombiesAtemyXbox asked Joe Belfiore for a comment, and received the following response: Xbox team is balancing growing their business/increasing Xbox popularity with helping WP7 be successful. I predict some of both, always. This…

news

Michael Mace, ex-Palm many years ago, has posted an interesting article on the failure of webOS. While he takes on board the claim by Paul Mercer that the failure was in part was due to webkit being unsuitable for an application framework, he notes that a slow, under-featured operating system is normal for the first release of a product. An…

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Over the recent week we have been fed a steady diet of apps previously thought to be exclusive to Windows Phone to iOS. Unlike Goodeye above I would not include apps we knew from the start would be cross platform, like SkyDrive or Lync. However apps like Xbox Live, Halo Waypoint and Kinectimals were certainly not expected to arrive on…

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