Microsoft News You Can Use (Nov. 1, 2014)

Health & fitness, a fun Windows Phone app for kids and Outlook for Mac are the top Microsoft consumer stories to kick off November.

Introducing Microsoft Health

The Microsoft Health platform includes a cloud service for consumers and the industry to store and combine health and fitness data to create powerful insights. Microsoft Health will be available for consumers from the new Microsoft Health app which launches today on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Also launching today is the Microsoft Band, a smart band designed for Microsoft Health, for people who want to live healthier and be more productive.


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5 reasons why your child will love Kids Story Builder

If you’ve got children, then you probably already know just how many great kids’ apps are in the Windows Phone Store just waiting to be discovered by your youngster. Kids Story Builder is one those gems that we’re absolutely positive your child will love, especially if he or she has a creative streak and a wild imagination.


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New Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers

On October 31st, 2014, Microsoft announced the new Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.


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