Tag Archive: Windows


Best Android apps for connecting your phone and your Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 and Android can play nicely if you know which apps to use.

Last month we looked at apps that allow you to connect iOS devices to your Windows 10 PC. But if you’re on Android and Windows 10, you don’t need to feel left out. There are a number of ways to connect your Android devices to your PC. In fact, due to the open nature of Android, there are even more options.

While  [Read More…]

SquareHome 2 launcher brings Windows 10’s Live Tiles to Android

There’s a range of interesting Windows phone-like launchers for Android available. Today, we’re taking a look at SquareHome 2.

Previously, we took at a look at Launcher 10, which does its best to emulate Windows 10 Mobile’s Live tiles and app drawer, mimicking animations and styles while bringing in some of Android’s rich customization features. Thanks to recommendations from you guys, I picked up SquareHome 2, which seems to be popular with other Windows phone refugees.

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The 3 best Android phones for former Windows Phone users

Looking for a new smartphone? Here are the three best Android phones you should consider (and why) if you’re switching from Windows Phone.

You’ve likely heard that Windows Phone is no longer a thing. That makes picking an alternative handset an essential step for those who need a smartphone but can no longer rely on Microsoft.

As Executive Editor of Android Central sibling site Windows Central, I have always carried around multiple smartphones to make my  [Read More…]

Launcher 10 brings a dash of Windows Phone to Android

If you just can’t let go of Windows Phone, Launcher 10 for Android might be a good option.

The dream of a Windows-powered smartphone is effectively over, leaving some holdovers to make the decision to jump to either iOS or Android. I’m of the opinion that Android is by far the better option in this case, owing to the customizability of the OS for things like replacing the default smart assistant with Cortana, the default browser with  [Read More…]

6 Apps to control your Windows 10 PC from Android

Whether it be a PC or laptop running Windows 10, it’s sometimes not always practical to carry it around with you. Something you do tend to have to hand almost constantly is your Android smartphone. Microsoft offers the ability to remotely control your Windows PC and here are the ways in which you can do […]

Actually, the Pixel 2 is the best Android for Windows phone converts

The Pixel 2 (not the OnePlus 5T) is the best Android option for former Windows phone users for a couple of important reasons.

Recently Windows Central Senior Editor Zac Bowden proclaimed the new OnePlus 5T as the best Android phone for Windows folks who were finally moving on to another phone and another platform. I don’t deny the OnePlus 5T is a great phone (I haven’t used one for more than 60 seconds, but still) and that  [Read More…]

Why the OnePlus 5T is the best Android for Windows phone converts

Is the OnePlus 5T the right phone for those coming from Windows phones? Yes.

Last year I reviewed the OnePlus 3T as a Windows phone user, and I called it the best Android phone for Windows phone converts. Its price, software, and design made it a no-brainer for Android newcomers, and it was a great option for those who are looking to switch from Windows phone.

But it’s been almost a year, and OnePlus is now selling  [Read More…]

Boost your productivity with the 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle, pay what you want

Are you a Windows user looking for an all-in-one bundle to help you achieve your goals and keep you productive? The 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle is designed to do just that, featuring 10 types of software that will aid in data recovery (in the event of accidental loss) and productivity involving photography, editing files side-by-side, […]

Get data recovery and productivity software with the 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle, pay what you want

Are you a Windows user looking for an all-in-one bundle to help you achieve your goals and keep you productive? The 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle is designed to do just that, featuring 10 types of software that will aid in data recovery (in the event of accidental loss) and productivity involving photography, editing files side-by-side, […]

Get MCSA-certified with the Lifetime MCSA Windows Server 2016 Bundle

If you’re someone interested in Information Technology (IT), web development, and everything in-between, there comes a time when your interest becomes a love that motivates you into a lifetime career. And yet, as you well know, you can’t make it in the web sector without certification. Today’s Deal of the Day is designed to get […]