by Peter Bright - Jun 12, 2014 4:30 pm UTC 38 Last year, Microsoft released what the company paradoxically describes as a native client for Outlook Web App (OWA) for the iPhone and iPad . Now the company has released an Android version of the same appto the Google Play store. As with the iOS app, OWA for Android provides e-mail, calendaring, and contacts all in a Metro-styled application. The two apps are nearly identical in capability; you can search for locations for appointments using Bing Maps, e-mails that appear to be discussing a meeting can create the relevant calendar entries, and there's support for Microsoft's Information Rights Management content protection.
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ZOPO ZP998 Octacore Android Smartphone Review and Giveaway
Like Android, it runs on a Linux kernel as well. Ironically, its also similar to Googles Chrome OS as it too runs a web-based environment atop Linux. Will hordes of Android owners rush to install Firefox OS apps on their Android phone? Not likely, but I dont see Mozillas effort here as way to try and accomplish that. Instead, the company is doing what it has always done: Championing open web standards to show off what they can offer both users and developers. Related research Subscriber Content ?
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Expanding its reach, Mozilla touts Firefox OS apps running on Android ? Tech News and Analysis
The ZOPO ZP998 smartphone sportsan eight core processor, 5.5-inch screen and more for around $300. In its own category, ZOPOs build quality and value seemingly dominate the competition, offering the same resolution display as the Nexus 5. Its comparable in dimensions and specifications to cutting edge phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S5, the LG Nexus 5 and the HTC M8. However, it beats them all handily in pricing.
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