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Microsoft Brings Bing to Android Lock Screen

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Feb 3, 2015, 8:30 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Microsoft's Garage team recently released a new app for Android handsets called the Picturesque Lock Screen. The lock screen adds Bing's home page images to Android devices. Users can easily change up the image by shaking their phone or swiping side to side. The image changes daily on its own. Picturesque also allows people to search Bing right from the lock screen, view the latest news and weather, see missed calls or messages, and view upcoming calendar appointments. Last, Picturesque includes controls for the camera, phone, and other basic tools, such as WiFi and Bluetooth radios, volume, brightness, and flashlight. Picturesque is free to download from the Google Play Store.

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Feb 6, 2015, 7:58 PM


Outside of Bill Gates and other heads of Microsoft, who would use this? I know that when I was in Redmond, Microsoft employees hated their own products.
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