Post Tagged with: "Microsoft"

Microsoft has their own take on Google’s Androidify characters at MWC

Microsoft has their own take on Google’s Androidify characters at MWC

Google’s Be Together Not The Same has placed their Androidify characters front and centre in a major advertising campaign spanning most of the continents around the world. It’s a pretty successful, fun campaign and it seems that Microsoft has taken note and is working on something similar in style, if not in essence with some of their advertising at Mobile[Read More…]

by 7:50 am on March 3, 2015 1 comment News, Other
Microsoft Outlook Preview arrives on Android; looks swish

Microsoft Outlook Preview arrives on Android; looks swish

Back in the day, Microsoft Outlook was the email program of choice for most business users. It combines email, contacts and calendaring into the one application, making managing the flow of information around corporate offices just that little bit easier. Nowadays, there’s a bit of competition in this space, but Microsoft is still right up there, and with the release[Read More…]

by 10:24 am on February 10, 2015 4 comments Apps, News
Update to Skype brings the ability to share photos with online and offline contacts

Update to Skype brings the ability to share photos with online and offline contacts

Microsoft has announced changes to the Skype messaging platform which will give users the ability to share photos with both online and offline contacts. The feature will be contained in a new update to the Skype Android app (and apps on other platforms) which should be coming out shortly. In making the announcement, Microsoft said: Gone are the days when you and[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on February 10, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Microsoft announce that Office for Android now available to everyone

Microsoft announce that Office for Android now available to everyone

Microsoft has moved ahead with availability of Office for Android – at least on Tablets, announcing their Beta program which began in November is now over, with their Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps now available to all on Google Play. Office for Android offers free core editing functions for personal use, with premium features requiring a matching Office 365 subscription.[Read More…]

by 8:26 pm on January 29, 2015 4 comments Apps
Microsoft announces Office for Android Tablet preview

Microsoft announces Office for Android Tablet preview

Microsoft is continuing their trend of supplying their services across platforms. Today they’ve announced a new Office for Android Tablet preview. They’ve announced Office for iPhone, as well as updates to the existing iPad app they launched back in March. The Office for Android Tablet preview will include Word, Excel and Powerpoint, and will be made available to those who[Read More…]

by 1:40 am on November 7, 2014 4 comments Apps
Microsoft launches Skype Qik: Group Video Chat

Microsoft launches Skype Qik: Group Video Chat

In April this year, Microsoft announced it was retiring their Qik video messaging service, and were merging it with Skype to better enhance user experience. It seems to have finally come to fruition with Microsoft today announcing its new service called Skype Qik: Group Video Chat. Skype Qik is an mobile-only app that is focused solely on swapping short clips[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on October 15, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Microsoft adds One Note for Android Wear to Google Play

Microsoft adds One Note for Android Wear to Google Play

Microsoft was late to the mobile game, and since then they’ve generally played catch-up, although Windows Phone is finally showing some promise, they still have only a tiny market share. To encourage users to embrace their products, Microsoft has cottoned onto the strategy of releasing Android versions of their products to entice users over, and the latest ploy is to[Read More…]

by 10:06 am on September 17, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, Apps
Microsoft to lay off 12,500 staff and shift some Nokia X designs to Lumia range

Microsoft to lay off 12,500 staff and shift some Nokia X designs to Lumia range

The release of the Android Nokia X range just prior to the purchase of the company by Microsoft, left many people asking what the future of the Nokia X series was. With the launch of the Nokia X2 range late last month after the purchase had gone through it seemed the series could stick around. But overnight, new Microsoft CEO[Read More…]

by 4:01 pm on July 18, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, News
Microsoft Releases Climatology, a Weather App that is about what the weather is usually like

Microsoft Releases Climatology, a Weather App that is about what the weather is usually like

In a somewhat surprising move, Microsoft have launched an app that is mainly about what the weather is like in various places around the earth at various times and seasons. They’ve called the app Climatology. The Microsoft Research-developed app can show you any location’s temperature around the world, so not just your current location but it will also show you[Read More…]

by 4:23 pm on July 13, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Google adds Native MS Office editing to Google Docs editor

Google adds Native MS Office editing to Google Docs editor

In the battle for the enterprise market, Google today launched a fairly big gun. The Microsoft Office suite, is, it’s fair to say fairly ubiquitous across corporate IT culture around the world, but Google is trying to change that, but to make it easy, they’ve added native MS Office editing to Google Docs. After they acquired the Office Editing software[Read More…]

by 11:41 am on June 26, 2014 4 comments Google Services