Microsoft was planning to release a "Switch to Windows Phone" app. While we certainly aren't planning to leave Android, we do have to admit we were a bit curious to see just what the app would do. Well, at risk of giving the big spoiler in the beginning -- you cannot do all that much without actually having a Windows Phone in front of you. That said, the app launches with a splash screen and you are immediately taken to a rather long EULA.
Microsoft making fun of the ongoing Android vs iOS battle that we're all enjoying. This new Windows Phone ads goes pretty far to try and get you to switch away from Android, but I doubt it has anyone fooled. While it was highly amusing, we won't be switching anytime soon.
Windows Phone 8 launcher. Microsoft also once tempted Android users by offering a Windows Phone 7 experience directly on their handset. According to a new report though, Microsoft is once again prepping another item to temp potential switchers.
Facebook Home, Motorola stock Android devices, and much more but now we're turning our focus towards a few comments made by Microsoft's head of the mobile Windows Phone division. This dude claims Android is "still kind of a mess" and is touting just how awesome Windows Phone 8 truly is.
Microsoft Office for Android shows a long list of possible launch dates and an equally long list of launch delays. We did at one point see a series of leaked screenshots, however much of the focus seems to be on when the office suite will be arriving. On that note, this latest mention of Microsoft Office for Android talks of another potential release date.
Microsoft is involved in, only this time regarding a patent used by Google Maps. So far the details are still flowing in but this interesting report and lawsuit could wind up having Maps banned in Germany at the hands of Microsoft.