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Microsoft breaks down barriers with OneNote for iPhone

Microsoft has released its first application of productivity for tablets that are not executed in the Windows operating system. This is the OneNote for iPad, offered for free on App Store.

The application is based on an approach of two panels that provides a larger area for the content of notes, while allowing users to navigate independently.

Microsoft breaks down barriers with OneNote for iPhone

The update, which also extends to the iPhone version 1.3, brings a tabbed user interface, creating quick notes and the option to synchronize a notebook full of notes only through Wi-Fi. Various countries and languages can now use the application, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and China and much of Europe, Latin America and parts of the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Each version requires to run at least iOS 4.3 or later and Windows Live account to put laptops in the cloud via SkyDrive. OneNote is free for up to 500 active notes, but through the payment of $ 5 for iPhone or $ 15 for iPad the service is unlimited.

Microsoft is no stranger in creating applications for mobile platforms and sometimes rival has released applications for the iPhone and Android, even before Windows Phone.

Due to the incredible success of the iPhone sales in its first nine months, creating applications may be the solution for Microsoft to continue this in the platforms of most of the tablets.

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