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.
Microsoft Brings Cortana Assistant to Skype for Android and iOS
Microsoft today ported its Cortana personal assistant to its Skype chatting application, providing people with access to information without forcing them to leave Skype. Microsoft says Cortana in Skype can suggest useful information based on chat contents, suggest smart replies, manage schedules and/or reminders, and more.
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.
Microsoft Releases Edge Browser for Android and iOS, Launcher for Android
Microsoft today made a beta version of its Edge browser available to Android and iOS devices. The beta, available to registered Windows Insiders, requires users to initiate the signup process through a Windows 10 PC.
Microsoft Brings Adds-Ins to Outlook for Android
Microsoft today updated its Outlook email application for Android devices and gave the app the ability to support add-ins. Microsoft says add-ins let Outlook users do more with their email thanks to powers enabled by third-party applications.