on{X}: The Coolest Thing to Happen to Android. Courtesy of… Microsoft Israel? | TechCrunch

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Look at your Android phone! Now back at this post!

Imagine you could program your Android to text your wife when you left work. Now imagine your Android reminding you in the morning to grab your umbrella if it’s going to rain later in the day.

Now look back at your Android Phone! Now look at Microsoft! Wait, what? Microsoft?

That’s right, your favorite Redmond techno-giant is sitting on a horse. Backwards.

Microsoft is today announcing the beta release of on{X} (pronounced ‘on-ex’), a website and Android app combo that provides users with extended control of their Android phones via remote programming. The semi-geeky can hit the ground running with ready made ‘recipes,’ while the ultra-geeky can sink their teeth into a JavaScript API.

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