January 29, 2015 at 9:12 am #4468
Microsoft released an update to its Outlook Mail App for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices. The redesigned version makes it look a lot like Accompli, the email acquired recently acquired by Microsoft. Outlook mail app is free to download for iOS and Android mobiles. It gives clutter free mail reading experience and looks so close to the default mail app that comes with iOS, with lot of additional features.
They also added support for iCloud, Yahoo Mail and Gmail to login and use multiple email accounts at same time with unified experience. You can read more about accompli in its official website to know how the app looks and feels on mobile devices.
Microsoft redesigned (or renamed) accompli email app to outlook as they claim, the new outlook mail app for iOS and Android are developed using the same codebase. If you been waiting for a productivity email app for iPhone or Android, then here it is. Outlook mail app is now updated and compatible for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices as well. So you get best experience reading and replying to your emails.
Download: Outlook mail app
Outlook Mail App for OS X
Well, the iPhone and iPad version of new Outlook mail app is definitely a hit. It will be great if microsoft brings similar mail app for Mac OS X Yosemite too. An OS X version with same design and flow will reach more users easily. Microsoft Outlook for Mac is already available and has a UI similar to default mac mail app. After updating its iOS App, microsoft outlook got some attention from OS X users now. Currently, Outlook App for Mac is limited to Office 365 Users and a free version lets you view files online.
If microsoft considers a standalone app for mac users, it will be a great welcome.
Thanks for reading and have a productive day.