Microsoft Develops Native OneNote App for iPhone
Microsoft today announced that it is offering its OneNote note-taking application to Apple's iOS platform. This is the first time that Microsoft has offered any type of native iPhone support for its Office line of productivity applications. The application allows users to take notes on their phone, which are then automatically sync them in the background to a user's Windows Live account. The application is free for a limited time. Microsoft didn't say how much it will cost once the promotion ends. OneNote for iPhone requires a Windows Live ID and a device running iOS 4.2 and up. Microsoft has offered other apps to the iOS platform, but not its core business-grade applications before.
Microsoft Releases Hub Keyboard App for iPhone
Microsoft's Garage team has made a productivity-minded keyboard available to Apple's iOS devices. The keyboard, says Microsoft, works in tandem with an Office 365 account for tapping into OneDrive, Office, and other Microsoft account information.
Microsoft Unleashes a Flurry Of Apps for Android Wear, Apple Watch
Microsoft has made available a handful of apps for wearables running Google's Android Wear and Apple's WatchOS. First, Microsoft has ported Outlook to the Apple Watch.
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.
AT&T, Verizon Thwart Microsoft's App Deal with Samsung
AT&T and Verizon Wireless are limiting Microsoft's attempt to bulk up use of its mobile applications. Last month, Samsung agreed to preload Microsoft's OneDrive, OneNote, and Skype applications on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.