You can now manage tasks in Outlook.com, and new v5 Microsoft Launcher launches in beta on Android
Microsoft’s Surface Event has turned into a something bigger than just a new hardware presentation, with the company announcing several updates for its productivity apps. First of all, Microsoft To-Do is now integrated on Outlook.com, allowing users to manage tasks right from their inbox.
— Microsoft Office News (@OfficeNews) October 2, 2018
Moreover, a new version of the Microsoft Launcher for Android is now available for beta testers: The version 5.0 brings Timeline support on mobile, updated feed navigation and more.
#MicrosoftLauncher 5.0 is now rolling out the door to public beta!
-Updated Feed navigation (Glance, News, Timeline)
-Timeline on Mobile
-Cortana multi-turn email + DE-DE market support
-Real-time location tracking for Family
Join the beta at https://t.co/6RPke9dVXI
— Ezra Park (@ezp4rking) October 2, 2018
Bringing Windows Timeline to mobile is a pretty big deal, and it will let Android users check what files and other websites were recently opened on other devices. Microsoft said today that Timeline will be available soon in preview on iOS, but there’s no ETA for now.Further reading: Android, Apple, iOS, Microsoft, Microsoft Launcher, Microsoft To-Do, Office, Office 365