Microsoft Pushing Office to Nokia Belle Devices
Microsoft recently begun delivering the second set of Microsoft Office tools to Nokia Belle devices, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Once installed Nokia Anna/Belle devices will be able to create and edit Word and Excel files, and edit (but not create) PowerPoint files. These three apps join OneNote, Lync, PowerPoint Broadcaster, and Microsoft Document Connection, which were pushed out to Nokia Anna/Belle devices in phase one several months ago. The download measures 50MB.
Microsoft Releases New Office Apps for Android Smartphones
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office for Android smartphones. The latest renditions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint closely match those available to the iPhone.
DropBox Lets iOS Users Create Word Docs On the Fly
DropBox today provided an update to its iOS application that lets users create Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files from within the DropBox app even if the separate Office apps aren't installed. DropBox says users can create, edit, and share Office documents in the iOS app and then access them from other devices or from the web.
Skype for Android Earns Tighter Outlook and Office Integration
Microsoft today updated Skype for Android with new ways to work with Outlook and Office. The latest version of Microsoft's calling and messaging app allows users to schedule calls in Outlook from Skype easily by tapping the contact's name and using the scheduling tool to send an invite.
Microsoft Office for iOS Adds 3D Touch
Microsoft has updated Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Apple's iOS platform with a handful of new features. Most significantly, the Office productivity suite now supports 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which can be used to call up actions such as opening or creating files.