Microsoft announced that it wants to make sure Windows 10 will play nice with Android and Apple devices, and as part of that commitment it will soon launch a Phone Companion app for Windows 10.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the Lumia 930 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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