Microsoft is finally taking steps to use a common architecture and user experiences across all Outlook clients on desktop, web, and mobile.
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Back in September, I began examining alternatives to Google Inbox, which is being retired at the end of March.
With Google killing off Inbox, I'm searching for simple email clients for the PC/web and mobile. And my first option is an old favorite.
This a few more key new features have arrived in July Update for Office 365 for Android is now available.
Microsoft's haphazard way of updating Outlook across its many supported platforms is undermining the product.
Microsoft announced a major update to Outlook on Android and iOS, adding several top-requested calendar features.
Microsoft has begun external testing of a major update to the Outlook for Android and iOS search experience.
Seven months after the feature first debuted on iOS, Outlook for Android has finally been updated to support add-in apps.
Microsoft has finally added its biggest feature request to Outlook for Android and iOS: The ability to edit contacts.
Microsoft has released a major update to Outlook for Android and iOS, with new conversation and navigation experiences.
Here's some great news for users of Outlook for Android and iOS: Microsoft is delivering a major update that adds the ability to edit contacts.
Microsoft announced today that Groups is starting to rollout via Outlook on Mac, iOS, and Android. This feature is already available on Windows and the web.
While I've often touted Microsoft Outlook for Android (and iPhone), it's fair to say that this mobile app, while great, has a few troubling limitations. The good news? They're working on it.
This week, Microsoft announced add-ins for Outlook Mobile, starting on iOS. This is an important step for Outlook Mobile and for mobile productivity apps in general.
Microsoft today announced the two-year anniversary of Outlook Mobile for Android and iOS. And starting today, the iOS version is gaining a new add-ins capability.
Ladies and gentlemen, a moment of silence. In tandem with a major update to the calendaring functionality in its Outlook Mobile app, Microsoft has finally retired the standalone Sunrise calendar app.
Today, Microsoft announced a major update to Outlook Mobile for Android and iPhone, adding several new features to its Calendar component. And a few of them were inspired by the Sunrise app that Microsoft will soon retire.
When Microsoft first delivered Outlook for Android Wear last August, it provided basic email, calendar and notification support. But thanks to a major new update, you can now use Outlook as your watch face and stay on top of your day at a glance.
Microsoft this week revealed its schedule for shutting down Sunrise, the mobile app calendar it purchased in early 2015. With all relevant Sunrise functionality being made available in Outlook Mobile since the acquisition, Microsoft will shut down Sunrise on August 31, 2016.
Microsoft announced today that is opening up its Outlook app on Android and iOS to support third-party tasks, events and notes in Calendar. So Outlook calendar on these popular mobile platforms will soon work with Wunderlist, Facebook and Evernote.
An update to the Outlook apps for Android and iOS this week adds Skype Call scheduling, new calendar features, improved navigation, and more. And yes, Windows 10 Mobile users will get Skype Call scheduling in a future update.
I've been spending a lot of time with Microsoft's mobile apps for Android and iOS, and comparing them to the built-in platform apps and to other competition.
Businesses that have deployed Outlook for Android and iOS can now manage those devices using new MDM capabilities in Office 365 or Microsoft Intune.