Microsoft Stories October 9

Windows 10 Preview adds ability to take calls from your Android phone

The latest Windows 10 Preview build has enabled the ability to take calls from your Android phone right on your desktop.

Microsoft Stories September 26

Last year, we saw signs that Xbox One might be picking up support for talking to the Google Assistant and Alexa through the console’s Kinect-powered voice controls, instead of Cortana. In the end, this capability only arrived for Alexa, but the Google Assistant isn’t going to be left out of the fun, with the announcement of a new Xbox Action.

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Microsoft Stories August 19

Microsoft SMS Organizer app now available in US, UK, Australia

While in most of the world, SMS is almost a dying protocol, it is still popular and used by millions every single day. The Microsoft created SMS Organizer is now available in the US, UK, and Australia, and is designed to help you get a grip of text message spam, promotions, reminders, and general clutter.

Microsoft Stories August 15

The Galaxy Note 10 has quite a few new features, but perhaps the ones Samsung spent the most time talking about at its Unpacked event were those that came from its Microsoft collaboration. One of those features, the handy “Link to Windows” shortcut, is now available on older Samsung phones with a quick workaround. Here’s how to get it.

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Microsoft Stories July 8

Microsoft has done a lot on Android in recent years, and last week many were excited when the company launched its Your Phone Companion app for mirroring notifications on a Windows 10 PC. However, that’s had an unfortunate side effect that sees Microsoft inserting ads in Android’s share menus for its various other apps.

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Microsoft Stories July 4

If you work a desk job, more than likely your eyes are focused on a computer all day instead of your smartphone or even smartwatch. With its “Your Phone” companion app, Microsoft makes it pretty easy to mirror the notifications on your Android smartphone on a Windows 10 PC. Here’s how to set that up.

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