Microsoft Offering OneNote to Android Phones
Microsoft recently made a version of its OneNote note-taking application available to Google's Android platform. The application allows users to take notes on their phone (up to 500), which are then automatically synced in the background to a user's SkyDrive account. OneNote for Android requires a Windows Live ID and a device running Android 2.3 and up. In order to sync notes to a PC, users will need a copy of Microsoft Office 2010. The application is free.
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 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.
Google Keep Gains New Powers On Android Smartwatches
Google today expanded the capabilities of its Keep note-taking application thanks to improved integration with Android Wear. Owners of Android Wear smartwatches can use voice prompts to open Keep, browse existing notes in Keep, or dictate new notes in Keep.
Microsoft Ports OneNote to Android Wear
Microsoft today updated its OneNote application to support Google's Android Wear platform. The app allows Android Wear owners to wake their device and use OneNote to dictate notes that are saved on the host Android smartphone.