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Android: Microsoft rolled out a preview version of its native Android client back in January. Three months later, it’s out of preview and has a more Android-friendly feel and some added features.
Microsoft may have long-retired XNA, its .NET-based game development framework, but it’s still very much supporting games developers. Last year it released the Community Edition of Visual Studio, essentially a “full version” of its programming IDE for hobbyist and professionals alike, as well as Unity Tools for Visual Studio. Now it’s partnered with Epic, Unity and Chukong Technologies (Cocos2d) to more deeply integrate these technologies into Visual Studio.
Years in software names are rarely reliable. Office 2016 will be out well before 2016 itself rolls around. But SharePoint Server 2016, the next version of Microsoft’s venerable intranet platform, actually will make its official appearance in 2016.
Microsoft began rolling out Office Delve last September, but the contextual search and notification tool for Office users remains a work in progress. The newest additions to the platform are iOS and Android clients, along with enhanced people-based search tools.