Microsoft ruined Nokia, now they are ruining one of the best calendar app. If microsoft release separate calendar app with all the features of sunrise calendar I might give a chance.
Explorer, 12 May 2016Everyone here is missing something ... It's not just "buy and shut down"; it's "buy, incorpora... more8 people out of 10 are not using Outlook. Also, I believe they're incorporating other ideas relatively unrelated to Sunrise into Outlook.
"We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile."
Everyone here is missing something ... It's not just "buy and shut down"; it's "buy, incorporate technology/ideas into own product, then shut down original".
They are shutting down Sunrise, but they are making Outlook better.
Buy and shut down. Microsoft sure seems to have lot of cash to throw away. Might as well raise the dividends to shareholders. I thought the Sunrise was really nice and was using it in parallel with Google's and Samsung's offerings. In the end I went Google calendar mostly because of Android Wear. Makes a lot of sense now.
I agree, this is typical Microsoft "if we can't have nice things, we'll just buy them and then no one can have them"
Bruce Wayne., 12 May 2016Typical Microsoft on a killing spree. :(Typical fate of a proprietary product.
Why is any and everything that Microsoft acquires destined for a doom within a couple of years? Just wondering.