Post Tagged with: "Microsoft"

Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

When we previously reported on Microsoft bringing Office to Android, we thought it was pretty neat, and figured it would be a definite boon to productivity for the road warriors with powerful tablets and keyboards to match. The initial release was not without its own catches though; it didn’t support Android 5.0 Lollipop, nor did it support tablets with x86[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:19 am on April 22, 2015
Cyanogen Inc announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver apps on devices
12

Cyanogen Inc announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver apps on devices

Cyanogen Inc has taken another step towards fulfilling their intention to ‘take Android from Google’, announcing a new strategic partnership with Microsoft. The partnership will see Microsoft develop integration with Cyanogens version of the OS, as well as the inclusion of Microsoft apps on builds released. The services and apps to be included in future Cyanogen OS builds include Bing[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 6:41 am on April 17, 2015
Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets
4

Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Since the stewardship of Microsoft switched from Steve Ballmer to Satya Nadalla last year, the company has focused on broadening availability for their apps and services. Office for tablets is now here, and Microsoft recently partnered with Samsung on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to supply Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote on the handsets. Today Microsoft has announced an expansion of this[Read More…]

in Apps, Manufacturer, Tablets by at 5:49 am on March 24, 2015
Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft
1

Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft

Rarely a week goes by that we don’t have a story of some description on Cyanogen Inc here on Ausdroid. This week is no exception. Reports have recently surfaced rebutting the previous rumour that Microsoft was going to invest in the fledgling Android software company. In October a rumour surfaced that Cyanogen Inc was attempting to raise funding seeking a[Read More…]

in News by at 9:21 pm on March 17, 2015
Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is working on bringing its Cortana personal assistant to Android (and iOS), according to a report from Reuters. Cortana does a lot of the same things that we’ve come to expect from Siri and Google Now. She’s been well received in the Windows Phone world and is looking to make the move to Windows desktops with Windows 10. Microsoft[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:34 am on March 14, 2015
Microsoft has their own take on Google’s Androidify characters at MWC
1

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…]

in News, Other by at 7:50 am on March 3, 2015
Microsoft Outlook Preview arrives on Android; looks swish
4

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…]

in Apps, News by at 10:24 am on February 10, 2015
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…]

in Apps, News by at 9:00 am on February 10, 2015
Microsoft announce that Office for Android now available to everyone
4

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…]

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

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…]

in Apps by at 1:40 am on November 7, 2014