All Articles by Jason Ward

Will Samsung beat Microsoft to market with an ultimate mobile device?

A foldable Continuum-enabled Surface "phone" may change the game for Microsoft, unless Samsung builds one first.

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WhartonBrooks' CEO Greg Murphy is conducting an experiment

Upstart Windows phone company WhartonBrooks is facing skepticism from the very target audience it exists to serve. CEO Greg Murphy is betting on the fans by offering a higher a level of transparency.

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WhartonBrooks Part IV: Building the team, the company, the phone, and expectations

Upstart Windows phone maker WhartonBrooks has been quiet for a little while now. I guess that's what happens when you're working hard to meet your own expectations, to say nothing of the fans'.

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A Microsoft employee and ardent Windows phone fan explains his switch to Android

A Microsoft data scientist, and ardent Windows phone fan shares his love for Windows phone and conversion to Android!

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This is what has to happen first in order for a Surface phone to succeed

The Surface phone hardware alone will not be Windows phone's savior. A multitude of ecosystem-supporting factors are important pieces to the mobile puzzle.

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Both Microsoft and Google are making hardware, though for different reasons

Microsoft's UWP and Google's AI as a platform visions required that each company "become" a hardware company to move their strategies forward. Who will come out on top?

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How Microsoft's mixed reality strategy may augment its Home Hub and IoT visions

Microsoft's augmented reality vision may bring holographic computing to the ambient world of the Internet of Things.

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I'm a Windows phone fan in an iPhone/Android world. Why? Microsoft has it going on!

Being a Windows phone fan in an iPhone/Android world requires a love for the platform and a vision for what Microsoft has planned.

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The Internet of Intelligent Things: Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and the new battlefront

AI infused internet of Things is the new battleground as ambient computing arises. Who will come out on top?

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Microsoft's cognitive services and AI everywhere vision are making AI in our image

Microsoft is positioning itself as the world's platform for very human-like AI.

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Microsoft's Project Centennial App Bridge makes sense of Win32 apps on phone

Microsoft's Centennial Bridge is the key to modernizing legacy apps for the mobile world.

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With all the excitement over Windows on ARM, don't forget about Google's Andromeda

Google is leveraging Android apps into Chrome OS — it's no longer just a browser window as a computer. Is it too late for Microsoft to halt their desktop conquest?

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Windows 10 on ARM: Microsoft's ultimate mobile device vision comes into focus

Full Windows on ARM potentially puts Microsoft's innovation in mixed reality, gaming, 3D, AI and 16 million x86 apps in our pockets!

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Why are we so obsessed with our smartphones?

There’s never been a time in history where a single personal object has so enamored mankind like smartphones have.

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How the Surface changed Microsoft forever

Surface's success was critical to Microsoft's hardware/software personal computing vision. Failure was't an option.

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Is quantum computing a genie we will wish we kept in the bottle?

Quantum computing can make the powerful more powerful and AI a threat to humanity. Who's keeping things in check?

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Microsoft's 'do more' vision of quantum computing

What will an exponential leap in computing mean for a company determined to be the world's computing platform?

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Apple may be building augmented reality glasses; Should Microsoft worry?

Will Apple's rumored consumer-focused wearable benefit from Apple's unique way of harnessing marketing and media to grab mindshare from Microsoft's HoloLens?

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Shades of gray, Terry Myerson on Microsoft's consumer and enterprise commitment

Microsoft claims a consumer and enterprise focus as a core strength. Some users have their doubts, however.

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Microsoft is serious about hardware, but not for the reasons you think

Contrary to popular belief Microsoft's hardware strategy is not strictly about demonstrating Microsoft's device vision to potential partners.

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