Less than three weeks after it was initially launched on the App Store, Microsoft has started rolling out the second update for its Outlook app for iOS.
Launched in 2010, Due has been in the App Store for more than four years. During that time, the app has matured, but its core functionality as a reminders app has remained the same. This singular focus remains evident in version 2 of Due, which was launched last month. Just like the original Due, its update, Due 2, excels at two things — making it easy to set reminders and ensuring you don’t overlook them.
Microsoft’s newfound desire for great Android and iOS apps won’t stop at its acquisition of Acompli, it seems. Sources say the software giant is now on the verge of buying Sunrise, one of the best third-party calendar apps on mobile, for “at least” $100 million.
Ever wondered why Apple’s stock Weather app in iOS 7 and above looks so much like the Yahoo Weather app? It’s not just a coincidence. According to a new book about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Apple designer Jony Ive copied the app because he was “tormented” by its beauty.
Microsoft today announced its new and improved Outlook app for iOS, which supports Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo Mail, and other third-party email services alongside Microsoft’s own Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Exchange. The new app follows the software giant’s acquisition of email app Acompli back in December.