Microsoft released a Remote Desktop Application for Android devices

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Yesterday Microsoft released a Remote Desktop application for Android users -The Microsoft Remote Desktop which you can use to remotely access to your Windows 8 PC.

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Microsoft Remote Desktop has the following features:

  • Access to remote resources through your Remote Desktop Gateway.
  • Rich multi-touch experience with remote desktop protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures.
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Samsung Dual-boot Galaxy Tab in the works

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Recently, we have heard that Microsoft is in discussions with HTC, to install Windows Phone OS on their Android devices. Maybe Microsoft wants desperately to show a fake growth of its mobile OS, by putting it in Android devices and then to count these devices as Windows Phone devices.

Now there are rumors that Microsoft has made the same offer (Windows Phone OS for smartphones and Windows RT for tablets, for free) to Samsung and Huawei.

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Microsoft’s Wordament Online Word Puzzle Game now in Play Store

Microsoft has released one of its casual games, Wordament. Android users can now challenge those on Windows Phone and iOS platforms. As the name suggests, it is a word search game similar to Scramble With Friends or Boggle, but it has a larger community. People around the world play the same puzzles and compete for the high scores on a single leaderboard.

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The game looks and plays on Android the same as it does on the other platforms, and is pretty easy to pick up and get started with. You have … Continue reading

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Microsoft wants HTC’s Androids to dual-boot into Windows Phone?

Well here’s something new, guys! It looks like Microsoft is in talks with HTC to get its Windows Phone operating system loaded onto the manufacturer’s Android phones as a second OS, according to reports from Bloomberg. Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s head of the operating systems unit reached out to HTC over allowing its Android devices to dual-boot into Windows Phone and in addition, Myerson is planning a visit to Taiwan to meet with HTC execs over the proposal, the outlet’s sources say!

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Additionally, other sources insist that HTC … Continue reading

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Before the Microsoft deal, Nokia was testing android on Lumia phones

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It’s a story that should surprise nobody as we’re hearing how Nokia was testing Android on their Lumia series prior to making a deal with Microsoft earlier this month. The New York Times — via unnamed sources declined to be identified — said that Nokia had Android up and running on their hardware long before the Microsoft negotiations materialized.

Supposedly building Android phones wasn’t used as a bargaining position during talks with Microsoft. but certainly both sides had to … Continue reading

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Xbox Music official app lands in Google Play

Well, truth is that we had already seen this coming… Microsoft announced today the launch of its official Xbox Music app in Google Play. According to the company’s statement, the app, which initially packs limited features as we saw, will only work with Xbox Music Pass subscription (that comes at a cost of $9.99 per month or $99.99 for a year) and offers unlimited music streaming.

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So far Xbox Music is currently available in only 22 countries, so you’d better check out … Continue reading

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