OneNote and Skype available for Amazon devices

Microsoft has made OneNote and Skype available for Amazon devices.

OneNote, available as part of Microsoft Office software, is now available for devices like Kindle Fire or Fire from Amazon. The software is available for free download on Amazon.

Microsoft now also offers Skype for Amazon Fire phone.  Fire phone runs Amazon Fire OS v3.5 based on Android. Skype team has enhanced communication app for Android to bring a more intuitive user experience that is consistent with the look and feel of the Fire phone, said Microsoft officials.

Users can see chats and notifications without launching the app through a widget that is visible from Fire’s Carousel.

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Microsoft Skype team said in the blog: “We’ve been working with Amazon over the last couple of years to bring Skype to its Kindle Fire HD and HDX tablets, and we’re delighted to announce that Skype will be available on Fire phone when it becomes available later this month.”

Microsoft is working on a suite of touch-first office apps for Android tablets, which is likely to be released later in the year.

Amazon has also announced a number of apps that will be available on its Fire Phone, including eBay, Craigslist, Fandango, the news streaming service Trove, Kik, WhitePages and TV Guide.

The company has also announced games such as Rubik’s Cube, Puzzler Amazing and TV Guide.

editor@gizmolead.com

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