SkyDrive for iOS Updated with Auto Camera Uploads
Microsoft today made an updated version of its SkyDrive application available for iOS devices. SkyDrive, which is Microsoft's cloud-based storage service, now lets iOS device owners automatically backup their photos and videos. The new SkyDrive makes improvements to how Office Mobile and OneNote perform on the iPhone, and added the ability to edit Office docs. The app also adopts the iOS 7 design language and fixes bugs. SkyDrive is free to download from the iTunes App Store.
Skype Deepens Office Integration, Improves Video Sharing
Skype today updated its app for the iPhone and iPad, and added several new features to the messaging platform. To start, iOS users can now launch Skype voice or video conversations from within Office documents, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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.
Microsoft Outlook for iOS Adds Support for Third-Party Apps
Microsoft today updated its Outlook email application for iOS 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.
Microsoft Updates OneNote for Android and iOS
Microsoft today released updates to its OneNote application for the Android and iOS platforms. The Android version of OneNote gains the ability to move or copy pages from one section or notebook to another section or notebook.
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.