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Outlook for iOS gets a calendar widget as Sunrise's sunset looms

Microsoft quietly updated Outlook for iOS on Wednesday, with support for a calendar widget that makes it easy to see your schedule at a glance.

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Box, Dropbox users can now edit Office documents together in real time

Business users who rely on cloud storage providers such as Dropbox and Box now have some improved tools in their collaboration arsenal, thanks to a set of integrations that Microsoft announced Wednesday.

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Microsoft pushes Office inking, Insider, and Morph tools to iOS and Mac

Microsoft announced a laundry list of improvements to its Office apps for the Mac and iOS, including an Insider program that will let Mac users see the latest Office improvements early.

Rinspeed's Etos concept car has a drone, Cortana and Office 365

This Rinspeed Etos concept car is all business up front with Office 365, Skype video calls and Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant in the dashboard and a party in the back with a drone that will scoot off to pick up shopping or take selfies as you drive.

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Amazon WorkMail can now be yours for $4 per user per month

After nearly a year in preview, Amazon's WorkMail hosted email and calendar service for enterprises is now generally available.

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Evernote drops dead weight with demise of Clearly, Pebble app, and most Skitch versions

Evernote will shut down Clearly, Pebble app, and some Skitch versions in January, directs users to alternatives.

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Google Calendar now nags you to go to the grocery store

Google Calendar added native support for reminders on Monday, allowing users to track things that they need to do but don't have a set time for alongside the events they have to attend.

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Dropbox to shutter Mailbox email and Carousel photo apps

Dropbox is shutting down its Mailbox email and Carousel photo apps, ending the strategy for killer cloud-enabled consumer apps.

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Microsoft OneNote picks up video embeds, new iPhone features, and more

As part of its massive November update cycle, Microsoft pushed a smorgasbord of new features to its OneNote notetaking software across a wide variety of platforms.

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Apple releases another update for iWork for Mac and iOS

The updates are all available in the App Store in the Updates section.

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Google Keep for iOS gets closer to Evernote with ease-of-use features

Google's Keep app for iOS got a bit more competitive with other apps like Evernote thanks to new features the company added Thursday.

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Outlook for iOS and Android gets a subtle redesign as Microsoft moves to unite email apps

Outlook for iOS and Android is getting a visual refresh, as Microsoft celebrates having more than 30 million monthly active users running the app.

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Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app levels up on iOS and Android

Microsoft's scanning app for mobile devices now integrates with Office 365 for business and education users, while Office Lens for Android now has a business card mode, which lets users easily turn physical cards into digital contacts.

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Podcast 479: The Magic is here...I guess

A grab bag of topics includes Magic accessories, iWork updates, and the Apple TV preorder date.

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Dropbox's next play, Paper, is yet another collaborative writing tool

Dropbox threw its hat into the document collaboration ring Thursday with the public beta release of Paper, its simple, cloud-based text editor.

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Apple updates iWork for Mac, with Force Touch and Split View support

Updates for Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are available in the Mac App Store.