Microsoft raises hope for Office iPhone Edition

Stephen Elop of Microsoft voiced vague indications at Web 2.0 Expo that Microsoft will eventually offer a mobile version of Office for the iPhone, a move that has been rumored for almost as long as Apple’s smartphone has been on the market. Elop said Microsoft recognized that there is a growing demand from smartphone users for access […]

Stephen Elop of Microsoft voiced vague indications at Web 2.0 Expo that Microsoft will eventually offer a mobile version of Office for the iPhone, a move that has been rumored for almost as long as Apple’s smartphone has been on the market. Elop said Microsoft recognized that there is a growing demand from smartphone users for access to a variety Web applications and productivity applications. For example he noted that many people are accessing their Facebook accounts with their iPhones because the devices and mobile operating systems had evolved to make it practical to access Web applications like Facebook and a host of others.

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