Just when you think the BlackBerry is heading towards hip-town, it’s press releases like this that remind us of why BlackBerrys are around in the first place – for the business (wo)man, yes? Yes. Good news for all of you spreadsheet lovers out there – all two of you – you can now crunch your numbers on your BlackBerry thanks to Actuate and Webalo.
“Actuate 9 e.Spreadsheetand Webaloâ€™s User Proxy work together to address the user experience and inconsistencies in spreadsheet data in reports sent to mobile devices like RIM BlackBerry, MicrosoftÂ® Windows Mobile, Palm Treo and JavaÂ®-enabled smart phones, by combining the power of managed spreadsheets, mobile delivery and an SOA architecture.”
If this isn’t cause for celebration, I really don’t know what is. For the rest of you spreadsheet-supporters, read up on more “deets” right here.