It’s been rumored quite some time, but now it is public. Microsoft’s next Office components (Word, Excel, PowerPoint und OneNote) will be controllable, accessable and editable using your favourite browser. It will be compatible to Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari. Microsoft puts much efford in getting their applications compatible to the internet user of nowadays who wishs to have access to his data no matter where he is right now. The Office applications will be also available on Microsoft’s Live Services and for companies subscription or volume license based.
In the video Chris Bryant – Microsoft Office Product Manager – demonstrates the abilities and compatibilities with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox
The video is courtesy of our fellow german Golem.de:
Avatron Air Sharing allows copying files from and to the iPhone wireless, thus allowing to use the iPhone similar to a portable harddrive. The only condition is to use a WebDAV compatible up- and download program (find a list below the picture).
Supported File Formats
Air Sharing also allows to preview files on the iPhone itself. It supports the following formats as previews:
iWork (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote), full resolution if saved with preview
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), with limited support for XML formats
Web Archive (web-page downloads packaged by Safari)
RTF (Rich Text Format)
RTFD (TextEdit documents with embedded images)
Plain text (many different file extensions), with Unicode support
Movie (standard iPhone formats: H.264, MPEG-4, 3GPP, etc.)