Microsoft apps shall be bundled on Cyanogen Android units
Cyanogen has revealed that it’ll pre-set up Microsoft apps on its modded Android OS later this yr, together with Bing, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook and Microsoft Workplace. The information does not come as an enormous shock, because it was rumored that Redmond had bought a minority stake in Cyanogen with the categorical intention of bundling its software program. As a part of the deal, Microsoft may even create “native integrations” on Cyanogen OS, presumably to make all its apps play nicely collectively. Microsoft has prevented porting its apps over to Android and iOS for fairly awhile, however lastly made the leap earlier this yr.
Samsung is bundling Workplace, Skype and different software program on its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Android smartphones, and Microsoft lately revealed its very personal lock display for Android. The information is sweet for Android customers with Cyanogen’s OS, although it isn’t clear whether or not OnePlus CyanogenMod customers will get entry to the goodies, as an example. Nor can we inform precisely which Cyanogen distros for the various, many units it helps will see it. We think about extra information shall be coming quickly, however within the meantime we have reached out for extra particulars.