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Quickoffice announced the release of MobileFiles Pro, said to be the first application to include editable Office functionality for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The upgrade brings comprehensive editing and saving of Microsoft Office Excel files in the .xls format, Wi-Fi file transfer to and from a desktop (Mac and PC), and the ability to access and synchronize with Apple MobileMe accounts. MobileFiles Pro has .xls editing features including support for over 125 functions, robust format options ranging from font style and cell color choice to inserting and resizing rows and columns. Users can switch between sheets in a workbook, revise inputs and recalculate and undo / redo changes. In addition, MobileFiles Pro features desktop file access and transfer functionality combined with MobileMe iDisk account access to transfer and store files to and from the iPhone. Using the... (more)

SoonR Announces Mobile AJAX Support for iPhone

SoonR announced the SoonR mobile AJAX-enabled interface supports accessing files and applications including mail on a Mac or PC from Apple’s iPhone. “Our vision of the future of mobile applications really shines with SoonR on the iPhone,” said Martin Frid-Nielsen, CEO of SoonR. “Leveraging mobile AJAX and without requiring users to install any software on the phone, SoonR makes the iPhone a platform to deliver compelling business applications.” iPhone for Business Users SoonR’s iPhone users can access the content they need from their computer,... (more)

eZ Systems launches Mac OS X Server and iPhone support for eZ Publish

eZ Systems announced they will professionally support eZ Publish running on Mac OS X Server v10.5 Leopard. In addition, eZ demonstrated eZ Flow (running on Mac OSX), a new extension for eZ Publish designed for media companies who need to build complex page layouts and pre-plan publication schedules to ensure a constant flow of rich content. Among other features, eZ Flow supports delivery of content to Apple iPhones. The combination of eZ and Apple technologies is a natural fit for the media and publishing industries, which value the stability, security and usability of the Mac O... (more)

What Does Sun Think of How the iPhone Can't Run Java?

Asked at the end of his keynote address on Day Three of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California yesterday what he thought of the fact that Java doesn't run on the Apple iPhone, Robert Brewin - Sun's CTO and VP of Software - replied that he thought it was "a mistake" on Apple's part and that it would make more sense if Java were able to run on iPhones right from the get-go.| Brewin went on to assert that the reason for Apple's disinclination to embrace Java was that "Fundamentally, they don't like open systems," before touting JavaF... (more)

Web Apps for the iPhone: Duplicating the iPhone Look and Feel in Safari

In this session, you'll see first-hand how to use stylesheets and an easy arrangement of divs and spans that will let you make your Web application just like many of the native iPhone applications that come with the phone. Early Bird "Gold Pass" $295 For Two Days Limited to First 200 Delegates You'll see how to do the "Edge to Edge" and "Rounded Rectangle" layouts that are the hallmark of native iPhone applications. You'll also see how to use the iPhone's Safari Debug Console to get hints on how to improve your web application as well as point out errors in your HTML and JavaScrip... (more)