Quickoffice Makes Microsoft Office Possible on Android
Quickoffice introduced a new, paid application in the Android Market that will let Android phones view Microsoft Office documents. Quickoffice on Android will work with Word and Excel files, which can be opened from Gmail or a memory card. The viewing features include the ability to zoom and scroll throughout the document. Word and Excel documents can be saved to the device directly and telephone numbers, Web sites and email address are hyperlinked within the Word files. This means Android users can place a call, open a web site or start an email by touching the number, URL or email address.
Skype for Android Earns Tighter Outlook and Office Integration
Microsoft today updated Skype for Android with new ways to work with Outlook and Office. The latest version of Microsoft's calling and messaging app allows users to schedule calls in Outlook from Skype easily by tapping the contact's name and using the scheduling tool to send an invite.
Skype Deepens Office Integration, Improves Video Sharing
Skype today updated its app for the iPhone and iPad, and added several new features to the messaging platform. To start, iOS users can now launch Skype voice or video conversations from within Office documents, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Gmail to Convert Numbers, Addresses, and Contacts to Clickable Links
Google today said its G Suite customers will soon be able to take advantage of active hyperlinks in Gmail and Inbox that simplify the process of sending emails or making calls. Both mobile apps will convert text, such as phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses, into interactive links.
Skype Makes Sharing Files Less Painful
Skype recently updated its mobile and desktop apps to improve the file-sharing experience. To start, Skype users can now send files up to 300 MB to friends and family through the app.
I think it prudent to wait a few weeks, there are many windows phones coming to market.