Google Docs for mobile phones launches

Google's cloud-based office suite Google Docs is now available for access from mobile phones.

According to the Internet giant, users will now be able to be more productive by accessing Google Docs from anywhere.

“That’s why we’re excited that the new documents editor now supports editing on your mobile browser. We’re rolling this out over the next few days,” the company announced on its Google Mobile Blog.

According to the blog post, using Google's Mobile Docs:

- You can work on that important memo...while on the bus or train to work.
- If you’re behind on a group proposal, but really want to make it to the ball game tonight, your whole team can work on it from the bleacher seats.*
- You can take minute-by-minute notes at a concert so you’ll always remember the setlist. And your friends can jealously follow in real-time at home.

Of course, you'lll need a decent connection. Alternatively, you could simply type a message and save it on your phone. Durr.

Google said its mobile Docs will inititially be rolled out to English-language using Android 2.2 Froyo-based devices, or an iOS device (version 3.0+), including the iPad.

“We’ll be adding support for other languages soon. And as before, we also support editing of spreadsheets from your mobile device’s browser,” the blog post said.

* We confess we have only a vague understanding of what this means.

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