Microsoft’s march to the Android platform continues to gain momentum as the company continues to evolve as a mobile app platform. On Thursday, Microsoft released a number of rebranded MSN apps for Android, and the refreshed Windows Phone only apps appeared on the Google Play Store for Android users and iOS users.
The relaunched apps for Android show Microsoft’s commitment to Android, and their continuing of their cross-platform ambitions. The new apps are available to download starting on Thursday, and the app stores for Android and iOS became flooded with requests for these rebranded and exciting apps.
MSN Suite For Mobile
The collection of apps are now known as the MSN Mobile Suite, and they are available on their own starting on Thursday. These apps include: News, Weather, Sports, Money, Health & Fitness, and Food & Drink. They were initially only for Windows Phone, but now are available for the Web, Windows, Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, Android Phone and Tablet, or your Amazon Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire Phone.
These apps are free, and MSN is bringing these apps for mobile users no matter what device they are on, and no matter where they are. They have been redesigned for the applicable platforms, and look very nice for mobile. The testing on Windows Phone make them ready for the other platforms and their users.
MSN Apps Review
The biggest app release in this bundle is MSN News by far. This app allows users to read news from all the major news sites, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNN, AOL, and more. Internationally, the news app includes Yomiuri Shimbun, The Guardian, The Telegraph, and more news.
The MSN Sports app also has been redone, and the support for over 150 different leagues is included with the app. Over 200 news sources are included as well, so users will never miss a team’s victory. Lastly, the MSN Money app showcases investment data, personal Watchlist for stocks, and financial planning on the go.
These MSN apps are available now. They are gorgeous and congrats to MSN for a job well done.