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Word, Excel and PowerPoint Office apps for Android smartphones now live in Google Play Store

Android smartphones can now download and use full versions of Microsoft's Word, Excel and PowerPoint Office apps. After just over a month of beta testing, Microsoft has now updated the Android versions of its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps in the Google Play Store to include support for...
Cortana on Android

Cortana for Android beta to launch in July for your digital assistant needs

Android owners will be able to download a beta version of Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant sometime in July. Microsoft has already announced that its Cortana digital assistant is coming to Android. Now the company has revealed that a beta version of the Cortana app will be available for...
Cyanogen

Microsoft reportedly invests in Cyanogen Inc., world predictably freaks out

The Wall Street Journal today on its Digits blog dropped word that Microsoft is "putting money into Cyanogen." No dollar amount figures were listed by the Journal's anonymous sources, thought it is noted that Microsoft "would be a minority investor in a roughly $70 million round of equity...

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Google Drive now has a plug-in for Microsoft Office

Google Drive gets a new plug-in for Microsoft Office

Google has made it even easier to open your Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel files that are stored in your Google Drive account with a new plug-in. Using this plug-in, you can open your documents stored in Drive, then save them back to Drive once changes are complete. Not only can you edit...
Cortana for Android

Microsoft: Cortana for Android beta will launch 'publicly in the next few weeks'

A few hours after a private beta of Cortana for Android was leaked to the Internet, Microsoft has now sent out a new statement saying that the official public beta for the digital assistant will be made available for Android owners sometime "in the next few weeks". The leaked version of the...
Hyperlapse

Microsoft's Hyperlapse for Android is out of beta

Microsoft is letting all Android users access its Hyperlapse video app in the Google Play Store. The app was previously offered as a closed beta in May. Hyperlapse, which should not be confused with Instagram's currently iOS exclusive app of the same name, allows Android smartphone owners to...
Skype for Android

Skype for Android update makes it easier to sign back in after you log out

Microsoft has released an update for its popular Skype messaging app for Android. The update bring the version number up to 5.5 and adds a way for users to quickly sign into the app again. Microsoft says, "With the improvements we've made to battery use and notifications, you can comfortably...
Tossup from Microsoft

Microsoft's Tossup app can help friends vote on where to meet up

Microsoft's latest app from their Garage division is called Tossup, and it's been designed to help a circle of friends decide where and when they might want to meet. The idea behind the app, which was developed by a team inside Microsoft's Outlook division, is to make it easier to find a...
Microsoft drops patent suit against Kyocera amid expanded licensing deal

Microsoft drops patent suit against Kyocera over technologies in its Android phones

Microsoft announced today that it has struck a deal with Kyocera to expand their patent licensing agreement, putting an end to a patent infringement suit that Microsoft brought against Kyocera earlier this year over technologies used in its Android phones. From Microsoft: Today Kyocera...
OneDrive for Android

Microsoft's latest OneDrive update brings Chromecast support

Microsoft continues to add new features to its OneDrive cloud storage app for Android devices. This week's update adds Chromecast support for the app for the first time. That means if you own Google's HDMI dongle, you should be able to stream your OneDrive photos and videos to your big-screen...
Outlook.com

Microsoft will end support for older Outlook.com Android app on July 31

Microsoft recently launched a new version of its Outlook email app for Android. However, with that launch comes the retirement of the older Outlook.com app. The company has been sending out emails to customers informing them that support for the older app will end on July 31. Indeed, that...
Word for Android

Word, Excel and PowerPoint Office apps for Android smartphones now live in Google Play Store

Android smartphones can now download and use full versions of Microsoft's Word, Excel and PowerPoint Office apps. After just over a month of beta testing, Microsoft has now updated the Android versions of its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps in the Google Play Store to include support for...
Cortana on Android

Cortana for Android beta to launch in July for your digital assistant needs

Android owners will be able to download a beta version of Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant sometime in July. Microsoft has already announced that its Cortana digital assistant is coming to Android. Now the company has revealed that a beta version of the Cortana app will be available for...

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