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Reports: Microsoft eyes Outlook release for Windows RT

surfacertOne of many largest complaints about Windows RT, the model of Windows 8 for ARM processors, is the built-in Mail program. It’s a streamlined e-mail shopper with out the broader options of Microsoft’s full Outlook software program.

However Outlook is on the way in which, in line with two experiences this week. Paul Thurrott of the Windows Supersite and Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet have each picked up clues that Microsoft is properly down the trail towards releasing a model of Outlook for Windows RT gadgets, which would come with Microsoft’s personal Floor RT pill.

Thurrott says he bumped into two individuals on the Microsoft campus this week (neither of them Microsoft staff) who have been working Outlook on their Floor RT tablets. Foley quotes a supply saying that Outlook RT has been a prime request from Microsoft’s massive enterprise clients, making it an even bigger precedence for the corporate.

The release might come this fall, or probably sooner as a part of the Workplace 365 subscription package deal, she experiences.

No official phrase from Microsoft on any of this. The large query past the Outlook RT release is whether or not (and when) Microsoft will release the bigger Workplace suite for the iPad, which additionally makes use of ARM processors.

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