Microsoft released a number of applications for wearable devices on Thursday. These new applications include Apple Watch version of Outlook, and Android Wear version of Microsoft translator. At the same time, Microsoft also released the existing wearable device application updates. Including Apple Watch version of Wunderlist, Yammer and Android Wear version of OneDrive and OneNote.
Microsoft hopes that their applications can get into all of the mainstream platforms. Yes, this includes new wearable devices. Microsoft said in its announcement: “wearable device is a new type of smart devices, it can always accompany you, and provide relevant personal reminders, through a simple, natural and transient interaction, to make your life more focused.”
Apple Watch version of Outlook allows you to quickly browse the message, and tracking real-time schedule. Like many other Apple Watch applications, the core of this application is to get the latest news. In your inbox, you can find new email and calendar reminders in time. You can also read an email and check out the next appointment.
Most importantly, the application allows users to browse and read the full text of the email on Apple Watch. Users can also file, delete, tag, or check later. Apple Watch version of Outlook also adds a quick reply feature, the function can provide a preset response, and users can also use voice to reply.
Apple Watch and Android Wear version of Microsoft Translator can translate real-time voice into more than 50 languages. Users can set up the most commonly used language and prefabricated on the screen, and can browse the recent translation history.
This translator on the iPhone and Android phones associated application, allows you to manage your translation settings, and direct translation from the cell phone, thus increasing the ability to handle text translations. Microsoft said the app is part of Microsoft’s quest to translate into a wearable device.
Android Wear version of the OneDrive user experience has been improved. For example, adding a new OneDrive watch user interface. It can display the past 30 days of notice and photos, but also to ensure that you can always get the latest version of the shared file being edited.
Android Wear version of OneNote allows Android Wear watch fast recording user’s voice, and read the recent OneNote notes of the device. Now, you can also look at the screen to see the recent review of the notes.
Apple Watch version of Yammer is also about to release. Yammer is a corporate social networking service launched in September 2008. Yammer is not only a communication platform, but also including voting, chat, activities, links, themes, questions and answers, ideas, etc. Microsoft said Apple Watch version of Yammer will help users “on the most important dialogue and activities at a glance, and quickly take action, so the user at the end of the day, will find the completion of more things”. Users can also use the Glance function to get the latest Yammer news and notice. And be able to point praise, marking is not read, or see on the phone.