Most e-mail applications support the function of combining messages in threads. However, the user usually does not see all the correspondence, and the previous message is necessary each time to deploy. In Redmond are working on solving this problem.
As it became known, Microsoft is developing a new chat for iPhone, which is not a separate product, but a addition to a proprietary mail app Outlook. A new product called Flow will give the user the ability to “short, non-permanent and casual conversation”. The app will allow you to quickly establish relationships with strangers that are not in the usual list of email addresses user.
Information about Flow were found by a user under the nickname h0x0d. He managed to find a short description of the program on the download page marked “Confidential”.
According to reports, the app will be tightly integrated with Outlook and will be the starting point for Microsoft in the capture of an oversaturated market messengers. It will allow you to communicate with friends and colleagues via e-mail as easily as in any popular chat”.
All messages will be displayed in the form of a dialogue, in addition, users can create group chats and send pictures. According to rumors, the program will support the work with different email services.
Currently, the Flow is in the testing stage. Microsoft wants to release the first version for the iPhone. When the application appears in the public domain, and whether the development for other platforms, information yet.