Microsoft Teases My Phone Sync Service

by admin February 9, 2009 at 7:56 pm

The company’s cloud-based service will offer users a way to backup their phones and keep information synchronized.

MobileMe may have been a black eye for Apple, but Microsoft thinks it can do it better. After accidentally leaking its plans for a new service last week, the company has hoisted up an official teaser page for the service to be called My Phone on Friday.

Much like MobileMe, My Phone will act as cloud-based storage for smartphone applications, allowing users to keep their phones and desktop computers on the same page, even without a physical synchronization. For instance, users will be able to backup their phones online, keep contacts and appointments synchronized, and share photos.

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