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Office for Android now widely available, with new Outlook apps in tow

Mikael Ricknäs | Jan. 30, 2015
Microsoft has made its Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps for Google's Android OS generally available, and also released new Outlook apps for Android and Apple's iOS.

The apps separate e-mails using two tabs — Focused and Other. Important mails are meant to appear in the Focused inbox, while the rest remain accessible under the Other tab. The users interfaces are adaptive to fit better on larger devices like the iPad and Android tablets.

The launch is a result of Microsoft's acquisition of Acompli at the end of last year, which was sign that the company had finally decided to take Outlook on smartphones and tablets seriously. The apps released on Thursday will replace OWA for iPhones, iPads and Android as well as Outlook.com Android app.

 

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