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CloudOn outs v3.0: iPhone compatibility, optimization for 7-inch tablets and SkyDrive integration


Suffice it to say, CloudOn never quite stops polishing its iOS / Android productivity app, with the service often adding feature after feature and reaching more and more folks around the world -- with that in mind, today's update will be no exception. With the introduction of version 3.0, CloudOn's now bringing its handy Microsoft Office tools to the iPhone, marking this the first time the application will be available on any smartphone. In addition to making its debut on the smaller screen, CloudOn has also included optimization for 7-inch tablets like the ASUS-made Nexus 7 and the slightly larger iPad mini, while integration with Redmond's SkyDrive cloud and support for Mountain View's Jelly Bean OS can be found inside v3.0 as well. All in all, CloudOn's third major installment could very well be considered its most substantial yet -- and, according to CEO Millind Gadekar, there are no plans to slow down anytime soon, telling us that this is just another step toward the outfit's "mission of reinventing mobile productivity." Very well, then.

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CloudOn Launches Version 3.0 of its Popular Productivity Workspace on iPhone, iPad Mini and Nexus 7 Tablets

Continuing to innovate, CloudOn takes its one-stop shop for productivity to even more devices and adds SkyDrive integration

Palo Alto, Calif. – (December 19, 2012) – Today CloudOn, the global leader in mobile productivity, is launching version 3.0 worldwide to bring its popular workspace to the fastest growing smartphone, the iPhone. Version 3.0 is also optimized to support iPad Mini and Nexus 7 tablets, bringing the ubiquitous CloudOn app to even more devices. Today the company is also announcing integration to Microsoft SkyDrive, expanding its current storage offering of DropBox, Box and Google Drive.

What's new to CloudOn 3.0:

·CloudOn launches on iPhone to bring Microsoft Office to the smartphone for the first time ever

·Support for Android Jelly Bean, version 4.1 or higher

·Optimization for Nexus 7 tablets

·Optimization for the iPad mini

·Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage integration

CloudOn is now available for all Android tablets running on Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich version 3.1 or higher, as well as Jelly Bean tablets version 4.1 or higher. Now iOS users can experience CloudOn on Apple's entire suite of mobile devices: iPhone, iPad and iPad mini.

For the first-time ever, CloudOn comes to smartphones with the following features for the iPhone:

· iPhone Customized Ribbon: The Microsoft Office ribbon is tailored to the iPhone screen, so touch-based functions like selecting font size, turning on track changes or creating a table are dead simple for users across all editing options.

· File Storage and Sharing: New to 3.0 is SkyDrive integration for instant access to documents in CloudOn. Users can also open files directly from Dropbox, Box, Google Drive or Gmail in one-tap for sharing and feedback on the go.

· CloudOn FileSpace: A FileSpace is a place to add notes and view all activity on a single file, including edits, for real-time updates on documents. Users can view changes, notes and edits from all collaborators in the FileSpace without having to open the file.

· Notes: Quickly and easily add notes to any Microsoft Office document on an iPhone. These notes can be shared and viewed by collaborators.

"With CloudOn on the iPhone, iPad mini and Nexus tablet we're one step closer to ubiquitous mobile productivity," said CloudOn CEO Milind Gadekar. "We continue to focus on our mission of reinventing productivity in mobile and social environments."

CloudOn for iOS is available now for download worldwide. To download CloudOn for the iPhone, iPad or iPad mini, visit:

CloudOn for Android is available now for download worldwide; the app is fully optimized for Android Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich version 3.1 and higher, as well as Android Jelly Bean, version 4.1 and higher. To download CloudOn for Android tablets, visit:

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