Apple's Move to iOS App Lands in Play Store
Apple today released an Android application called Move to iOS. The app helps owners of Android handsets migrate to the iPhone. It can move photos, contacts, calendars, email accounts, bookmarks, and messages from an Android phone to the iPhone securely via WiFi. The iPhone or iPad creates a private WiFi network between the two devices and requires users to create a security code to initiate the data transfer. Move to iOS, which is free to download from the Play Store, works on Android devices running version 4.0 and up.
Microsoft's New Photos Companion App Acts Like AirDrop, But for Windows PCs
Feb 15, 2018
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.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Feb 23, 2018
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
Microsoft Brings Facebook Calendar to Outlook Apps
Apr 7, 2016
Microsoft today said an update to Outlook for Android and iOS will allow users to add calendars from Facebook, Evernote, and Wunderlist. The integration supports events, notes, and reminders.
Apple Announces iOS 11 with Person-to-Person Apple Pay
Jun 5, 2017
Apple today debuts iOS 11, its next-generation mobile operating system. Starting with messages, iOS 11 introduces improved discoverability for stickers and emoji.
Google's Allo Messaging App Lands On the Web, Sort Of
Aug 15, 2017
Google today brought its assistant-backed Allo messaging application to the web. Allo on the web requires Google's Chrome browser and can only interact with Allo on Android smartphones for now (iPhone support is coming later.) Google says Allo web access requires the latest version of the mobile Allo app on your handset in order to function.