New Universal Mobile Keyboard Works with All Your Mobile Devices -- Windows, iOS and Android

Posted by Openness Team Although tablets and smartphones have become extensions of our daily routines, typing on the small screens can be arduous at times. To resolve this productivity dilemma, Microsoft announced the Universal Mobile Keyboard for iPad, iPhone, Android devices and Windows tablets. To see it in action, including switching between device platforms, check…

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Back to School: OneNote for Android Tablets

Posted by Openness Team This week Microsoft released a OneNote for Android update, extending the commitment to help OneNote fans access to their notes and capture their moments of inspiration from virtually anywhere on their favorite devices – Windows, Windows Phone, iOS (iPad and iPhone), or Android. For those new to the application, Microsoft OneNote…

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Does it Work? Try Plugging It In

Posted by Openness Team Next week representatives from about 30 companies, including Apple, Oracle, and Google, will gather on Microsoft’s Redmond Campus for a five-day Interoperability Plugfest. Hosted by Microsoft Interoperability teams, this event provides free, hands-on help to developers and quality assurance engineers who want to test Windows and Office products and make them…

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Microsoft-SUSE Alliance: Linux and Windows Interoperability for More Than 1,000 Customers

Posted by Alfonso CastroDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft Open Solutions Group Most customers we speak with today operate heterogeneous IT environments and just want everything to work well together – whether they need to optimize existing investments or are interested in adopting new technologies along the way. One of Microsoft’s ongoing goals is to ensure…

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OneNote for Android Update Extends Cross-Platform Experience

Posted by Openness Team Last week Microsoft released a OneNote for Android update, extending the commitment to help OneNote fans access to their notes and capture their moments of inspiration from virtually anywhere on their favorite devices – Windows, Windows Phone, iOS (iPad and iPhone), or Android phone. For those new to the application, Microsoft…

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From Santa’s Village to Your Chimney: NORAD and Internet Explorer Deliver Holiday Cheer to Any Device

Posted by Amy GreenDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Since 1955, Santa fans of all ages have tracked his reindeer-guided route with the help of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (NORAD’s) radar, satellites and jet fighters. This year, Microsoft joined the fun to create an interactive experience that extends to any device with the launch…

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Microsoft Remote Desktop App Delivers Windows Apps to more than 1 Million Android, iOS, and Mac Users

Posted by Jose Miguel ParrellaMicrosoft Interoperability Strategy In October, the Microsoft Remote Desktop App was released in the Android, iOS, and Mac stores, bringing a dynamic Windows experience to devices around the world. Just a few days after release, the free app reached 1 million downloads and ranked as the fastest growing Android app from…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Caixa Econômica Federal Turns to Microsoft Solutions for Cost Savings and Improved Interoperability

Posted by Luís Fernando PatriciAccount Executive, Microsoft Brazil Established in 1861, Caixa Econômica Federal is not just a bank, it’s an institution that impacts the lives of millions in Brazil. The 100% public company has a key role in promoting urban development and social initiatives across country, giving priority to sectors such as housing and…

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Office Web Apps: More to Love, Coming to Your Favorite Devices

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing & Operations The Office team recently shared plans for some of the upcoming investments Microsoft is making to deliver a great Office experience on the Web, including broad cross-platform device support. When Microsoft launched Office Web Apps in 2010, the apps were companions to the Office desktop experience…

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Northwest Open Source Hackathon: Making Open Source Projects on Windows Easier

Posted by Garrett SerackSenior Software Developer, Microsoft Open Source Technology Center This past Friday, developers filled the room for Outercurve’s first annual Northwest Open Source Hackathon. With a special focus on the recent NuGet 2.5 release, the event brought together developers from open source projects like NuGet, CoApp, and Orchard, along with engineers from groups…

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