Seven Brings its Email Software to Android
Today Seven announced a new version of its mobile email product for the Android platform. The email program combines the ability to handle corporate email (Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino) as well as POP3/IMAP email syncing, including contacts and calendar information. Users will be able to search through the contacts database, as well as add, edit and delete calendar appointments. The software will be made available to network operators and handset manufacturers to embed and enable on end-user handsets.
Samsung Releases Focus, a Combined Email and Calendar App
Samsung recently made a new productivity app called Samsung Focus available to its Android devices. Focus handles basic productivity functions, including email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and memos all in a single application.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
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.
Google Redesigns Search App with Columns
Google today began rolling out an update to its Android Search app that separates information into two streams. Previously, the app displayed a long column of data, including calendar appointments, weather, news stories, and so on.
Google Says Developers Can Use AMP for Email to Boost Gmail Experience
Google today said it is porting its AMP technology to Gmail. Developers now have access to AMP for Email, a tool that allows them to create interactive, actionable email experiences that take place within Gmail itself, rather than secondary browser windows.