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.
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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.
Android, but just in case you've been lured by Windows Phone 8's touch-friendly live tiles, you can now have the best of both worlds. Say hello to WP8 Launcher, which adds a Windows 8-style user interface to your Android phone. This means that you don't have to ditch your Android device and buy an all new Windows Phone 8 device to just to use that WP8 user interface.
Microsoft’s loud and in your face CEO Steve Ballmer obviously has his own views and opinions on competing platforms, but comments made lately sure were interesting. During a recent interview Ballmer was asked about the competition in Android and Apple and he wasted no time diving in head first. A few of his comments were quite surprising so head down past the break for more details.
Isis Mobile Wallet had launched in Salt Lake City and Austin with 9 supported devices on 3 different carriers. That's big news, but not one to be outdone, Google has started teasing an announcement of its own. It seems that Google Wallet is about to get an all new version, and with it, Google is looking to tackle all sorts of other markets.
Microsoft has been sharing the love with the Android platform over the past week or so. Today they've released their first Android game to date, called Kinectimals. This cute little game has been available for Windows Phone 7 and iOS for some time but today they've released it to the Android world.
is still Microsoft's pay day. According to Citi analyst Walter Pritchard, who released a large report on Microsoft earlier this morning, Microsoft gets $5 for every HTC phone running Android they sell.