Windows & Interoperability: Microsoft`s Windows Mobile 6.5 Offers Mobile Office, Outlook, Calendar, More
Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.5, the latest version of its smartphone operating system, was released on Oct. 6 with the hope on Redmond's part that it will gain more market share in the mobile operating-system market. In order to convince users that their device may meet their business needs better than offerings from Apple, Palm or Research In Motion's BlackBerry line, Microsoft has incorporated a number of business functionalities into Mobile 6.5. Among these features is Microsoft Office Mobile, which lets users view PowerPoint presentations, as well as edit Word and Excel documents. Microsoft also continues to provide e-mail and calendar management, with the ability to sync with a PC, through Outlook Mobile.