Microsoft app tries to lure you from Android to a Home windows telephone

Microsoft app tries to lure you from Android to a Windows phone

It is true that Home windows Telephone (and now Home windows 10 Cellular) does not have as many apps as Android or iOS. Nevertheless, the notion of that app deficit could also be simply as problematic — why would you turn to a Lumia 950 for those who assumed that none of your favourite apps had Home windows equivalents? Microsoft clearly is not proud of this state of affairs, because it simply launched AppComparison for Android to assist set the report straight. The app (a religious sequel to the previous Change to Home windows Telephone) tries to match the Android apps in your telephone with their cellular Home windows counterparts, both supplying you with a precise parallel or the subsequent neatest thing.

Whether or not or not you agree with the findings is one other matter. It is good at discovering some third-get together software program (resembling Dropbox and Spotify), however it’s evident that the corporate is reaching relating to apps from Google, Home windows’ greatest-recognized holdout. It tends to recommend apps and providers that both aren’t actually analogous (UC Browser could also be wonderful, nevertheless it’s not Chrome) or would require a ton of reinvestment. Are you actually going to switch years’ value of Google Drive information to OneDrive? There are additionally some conspicuous gaps — AppComparison did not discover a Home windows match for Sonos’ controller app, despite the fact that Phonos has been round for years. The software ought to nonetheless be helpful, however you will need to double-verify its findings earlier than kicking your Android telephone to the curb.

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