On February 5, a report surfaced that pointed to an imminent acquisition of Sunrise, what’s arguably one of the best calendar apps available for iOS, by Microsoft.
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.