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10 Cool Microsoft Garage Projects You Didn't Know About
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Whoopty
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1/29/2016 | 7:27:12 AM
Privacy
What are these apps like when it comes to privacy? I like the idea of Arrow's personalisation, but does Microsoft use the data on how you use your device for advertising purposes?

I should really give FindTime a go next time I'm at an expo too. That would make things so much easier.
Stratustician
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1/29/2016 | 10:09:00 AM
Mouse without Borders
I like this concept already!  using a mouse across multiple computers might not be a huge thing right now, but if i can extend it to a tablet, the ability to drag and drop between devices could be a great productivity tool.  I'm curious to see how this one expands as the project matures.
shamika
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shamika,
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1/30/2016 | 4:34:09 AM
Re: Privacy
@Whoopty you have raised a valid concern. Nowadays most of the apps will grab the data use it be marketing purposes. Therefore as users, it is important to know how the privacy behaves.
shamika
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shamika,
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1/30/2016 | 4:40:30 AM
Find time
This is a good app. However I think it is easy to check others schedules before setting up a meeting? In my view I think Microsoft outlook already has this feature. Any thoughts?
shamika
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shamika,
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1/30/2016 | 4:41:02 AM
Arrow
I like the concept of arrow. Can we use this in any android phone?
progman2000
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progman2000,
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1/30/2016 | 6:36:32 AM
Re: Mouse without Borders
I thought Mouse with Borders has been out for years already?
progman2000
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progman2000,
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1/30/2016 | 6:39:28 AM
Re: Arrow
Yep, agree about liking Arrow. I'm downloading it right now, will report back on it in a later comment!
shamika
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shamika,
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1/30/2016 | 8:29:18 AM
Re: Arrow
Thanks for the update. I searched this on the internet and got to know that it can be downloaded via google play app. Yay this is awesome.
tzubair
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tzubair,
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1/30/2016 | 12:36:29 PM
Cool stuff
Some of these apps are actually pretty cool and quite productive as well. I liked the one that lets you take notes automatically during the meeting. Solves a great problem with a lot of users. What needs to be done is proper marketing of these apps so they become a strong selling point for selling Windows devices in the long run.
hachur
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hachur,
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1/30/2016 | 1:29:10 PM
Mouse Without Borders
Mouse Without Borders is an excellent product, if only Microsoft's developers added support for Mac OSX.
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