The Nokia Microsoft partnership is paying off , first it was launching of Microsoft Communicator on Nokia’s Symbian ^3 devices followed by Nokia’s adoption of WP7 for their newest smartphones and now for the Symbian crowd there is a reason to rejoice, in Fourth quarter 2011 i.e.within the next three months we can expect the following Microsoft Productivity Apps available FREE OF COST to us through Software Updater or OVI Store.
- Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Mobile – for cost efficient IM, presence, audio and web meetings on-the-go.
- Microsoft® PowerPoint® Broadcast – quick broadcast of presentations directly from PC to mobile.
- Microsoft® OneNote™ – rich note taking with images. Syncs with Microsoft® SkyDrive®.
- Microsoft® Document Connection – single view to documents stored on mobile, including email attachments as well as documents on Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 sites.
If that’s not enough by 2012 , we’ll also get
- Microsoft OneNote sync with SharePoint
and Nokia will also be adding Microsoft Word , Excel and Powerpoint as native apps to Symbian Belle. Although Symbian could be disconitnued after 2016 , still we have hope for the platform for another four years .
What do you think does it again make you like Symbian ? Symbian Belle does it for us