Microsoft and Vodafone have joined forces to launch a portable email service that intends to rival market leader Blackberry.
In addition to sending and receiving e-mails, Windows Mobile E-mail will enable users to edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents. (more)
My Blackberry changed my (business) life!
I am traveling a lot, and I remember how nice were my evenings, on the road: I spent hours in Internet Cafes all over Europe sending emails to my clients, prospects, team members and my manager!
Now, I follow up emails on the go, at anytime. This is an interesting fact, because it changed the expectations people have.
Microsoft Office on the go?
So, Microsoft wants to become a leader in that field too. Why not, as long as the handsets are as clever in terms of ease-to-use. If in top of that, you can open Word and Excel documents and play with them like on a PC, MS could become a threat to the almighty RIM...