Microsoft Releases Outlook.com Email App for Android
Microsoft today released a new mobile email application for Google's Android platform. The application is called Outlook.com and lets users of Microsoft's online email service (formerly known as Hotmail) sync their Microsoft inbox, calendar, and contacts with an Android device. The application lets users view and sync folders and sub-folders, as well as send, receive and view photos and other attachments. The email app supports multiple Outlook.com accounts. Outlook.com for Android is a free download from the Google Play Store. It is compatible with all devices running Android 2.2 and up.
Cortana for Android Now Works On the Lock Screen
Microsoft today made it possible for Android device owners to access and use Cortana above the lock screen on their smartphones. Microsoft has been testing the feature since earlier this year and is now rolling it out to all users.
Microsoft Blesses Full Release of Outlook for Android
Microsoft today updated its Outlook for Android app and says the email program has graduated from preview status. Today's update marks the app's full release.
Outlook Web App for Android Available to Limited Phones
Microsoft today followed through on a promise it made earlier this year to deliver an Android version of its Outlook Web App. Outlook Web App is an email application that offers all the features and functionality of Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync technology.
Microsoft Brings Facebook Calendar to Outlook Apps
Microsoft today said an update to Outlook for Android and iOS will allow users to add calendars from Facebook, Evernote, and Wunderlist. The integration supports events, notes, and reminders.