Unimaginable even a few months ago, Microsoft’s strategy is now the most complete opening of all systems and devices. Thus, Samsung natively integrates several Microsoft applications and services in its new Galaxy S6 model. It will soon be the same for Dell for its upcoming devices running Android.
A few months ago, several US media reported a potential financial investment in the company Microsoft. It seems that this decision was canceled or postponed and replaced by a technology partnership & application.
Recall that Cyanogen is a version of the Android OS that offers more control and customization than the standard open source version proposed by Google. So far Cyanogen has raised over $ 110 million for its development including 80 million recently from Twitter, Qualcomm and Telefonica among others.
Bing, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook and Office will be declined in native versions for OS Cyanogen. Like what he does around Android, Microsoft’s goal is to become ever more essential on all operating systems for mobile and distract users Google apps. ” This partnership with Microsoft will allow us to offer new integrated services to our users around the world , “says Kirt McMaster, CEO of Cyanogen.
Several manufacturers now show great interest in this operating system both for its intrinsic quality but also with the aim to release some of the influence of Google.
The big giants like Samsung, HTC and LG today remain faithful to the “official” version of Android but other smaller manufacturers show attracted by Cyanogen.