We know how Microsoft feels about Android – after all they pretty much killed off Nokia’s attempt at Android phones not too long after they had acquired the company. A competing device against Windows Phone? No thanks! Well that’s what we thought, but interestingly enough, Microsoft has recently launched an Android lockscreen of their own called Next.
This was put together by the Microsoft Garage team and if you were looking for a lockscreen alternative, we guess you could always give Microsoft’s Next a try. Basically from what we can tell, the Next lockscreen from Microsoft wants to help simplify your smartphone user experience. Basically it puts most of your key features in the lockscreen itself. Read full post →Microsoft Next Is A Lockscreen App For Android Devices
Using your email address as a username and entering a password is a pretty common way to log into a variety of services used on the internet. But is it safe? Well if you choose a strong password, chances of it being guessed are lower, but what’s the point if hackers can gain access to your password anyway?
Well Twitter is hoping to change that by introducing a new way of logging in which uses your phone number. Dubbed Digits, this is Twitter’s new service that they will be rolling out to developers. It will be separate from Twitter itself meaning that it is a standalone product. The goal of Digits is to use your phone number as your login ID. Read full post →Twitter Announces Digits, A New Way Of Logging In On Mobile Devices