Microsoft Introduces the Application Market Place
Microsoft announced its own version of a mobile application store called the Application Market Place. The Market Place will be available directly from the menu system of Windows Mobile 6.5 phones. Users will be able to find and download applications directly to their handsets. The Market Place will also be available online via a web browser, allowing users to download applications to their PCs before installing them on their phones. According to Microsoft, Windows Mobile 6.5 will support a wide library of applications when the Market Place launches along with the new platform in the forth quarter of 2009.
Microsoft Debuts Hyperlapse App for Windows Phone and Android
Microsoft today released an application for Windows Phone and Android handsets called Hyperlapse. The app can be used to stabilize shaky footage or to create fast-moving time-lapse videos.
Microsoft's New Photos Companion App Acts Like AirDrop, But for Windows PCs
Microsoft's garage team has released a new application that lets Android and iOS users easily transfer photos from their phone to their Windows 10 PC. Photos Companion works in coordination with the Microsoft Photos app on Windows 10 PCs.
Windows 10 On Phones Can Be Extended to PCs
Microsoft today demonstrated how Windows 10 on phones will be able to serve as full PCs thanks to the Continuum user interface idea. Continuum helps keep the UI approximately the same as users move from PC to tablet to phone.
Windows 10 for PCs Lands July 29; No Word On Mobile
Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free download to PCs and tablets on July 29. Most hardware running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 should be able to upgrade to the new operating system.