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OneDrive's watch face on Android Wear. Screenshots: Microsoft

OneDrive’s watch face on Android Wear. Screenshots: Microsoft

Microsoft’s latest OneDrive beta brings a brand new watch face for Android Wear that makes your own photos the background masterpiece. The update also provides the OneDrive app for smartphones and tablets with a built-in PDF viewer.

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Android and iOS apps on Windows phones? Yup. Photo: Microsoft

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to allow them to run Android and iOS apps… sort of.

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Nokia isn’t done making smartphones. Photo: Nokia

Nokia has confirmed that it will be reentering the smartphone market in 2016 with new devices powered by Android. The handsets will likely be manufactured in Sichuan, China, where Nokia will also relocate its research and development center.

Nokia is to return to the smartphone business. Photo: Nokia

Nokia is to return to the smartphone business. Photo: Nokia

Almost a year since it sold its smartphone business to Microsoft, Nokia is preparing to launch new phones for 2017, according to sources familiar with the Finnish firm’s plans. Details are scarce for now, but it’s likely the devices will be powered by Android.

Cyanogen shacks up with Microsoft. Photo: Cyanogen

Cyanogen shacks up with Microsoft. Photo: Cyanogen

Cyanogen today announced a new partnership with Microsoft that will see the software giant’s apps and services baked into future Cyanogen OS releases. The deal is thought to be similar to that Microsoft recently agreed with Samsung.

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