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PowerPoint With Few Bells, but Finally on the Go

The Documents To Go iPhone app lets users create PowerPoint presentations (photo source NYTimes.com) The Documents To Go iPhone app lets users create PowerPoint presentations (photo source NYTimes.com)

As smartphones become the world's go-to computing device, many business users are lagging, partly because of the phone's limited ability to work with Microsoft Office documents.

Now, though, you can create basic PowerPoint presentations on iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys, as long as you have Documents To Go Premium ($17 on Apple and $15 on BlackBerry; on Android the "Full Version" is $15). Building PowerPoint documents from start to finish had been the last frontier for mobile users of Microsoft Office files, who previously could create and edit only Word documents and Excel spreadsheets on the iPhone.

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