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    Microsoft warming to Apple iPhone, planning Office support

    Microsoft and Apple aren't known for being the best of friends, but that won't stand in the way of Microsoft's plans to develop applications for Apple's popular iPhone.
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    Re: Microsoft warming to Apple iPhone, planning Office support

    but its not a grown up smart phone, you can't keep your 'Excel' session open whilst making a call.

    now not everyone wants to be able to read numbers from a spreadsheet to someone who calls them (thou its often going to happen if you really use it!) but even worse you're halfway through modifying a word document, you get a call, you loose said word document.

    that said it would be silly for microsoft too lose their office grip.
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    Re: Microsoft warming to Apple iPhone, planning Office support

    I have to say that anyone wanting me to support an iPhone in our current environment would get a resounding "no", but if it acquired decent ActiveSync integration - and I don't mean via some dodgy third party app, but natively - then that'd soften my view considerably.

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    Re: Microsoft warming to Apple iPhone, planning Office support

    Quote Originally Posted by nichomach View Post
    I have to say that anyone wanting me to support an iPhone in our current environment would get a resounding "no", but if it acquired decent ActiveSync integration - and I don't mean via some dodgy third party app, but natively - then that'd soften my view considerably.
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    Re: Microsoft warming to Apple iPhone, planning Office support

    Hmm. Depends how well it's done; Nokia's initial efforts were dire, but they've got better. I'll wait to see what Apple actually produce.

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