Saturday, February 7, 2009

Microsoft My Phone Cloud Service

Microsoft have announced a new and potentially very interesting Cloud based application for syncronising critical information like contacts, calendar appointments, tasks, text messages, photos, video, etc on a user’s mobile phone to a password protected Web site.

Read this commentary from InformationWeek.

Here's the link to Microsoft's My Phone site.

These are the types of services the Internet is perfect for delivering and if Microsoft crack the usability side of things it could be a winner. It's also an interesting way for Microsoft to claim some critical Internet services landscape without having to compete directly with Google.