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Held off on buying an iPhone because a Blackberry is more conducive to business usage? Soon, it'll be time to switch: "Apple is tweaking the iPhone to support Microsoft’s Exchange software, which addresses a key weakness in the consumer-oriented gadget and puts it in more direct competition with Research in Motion’s BlackBerry and Palm Inc.’s Treo smartphones. The iPhone has been popular among consumers, but businesses have largely shied away because they wanted it to work better with business e-mail software. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president for worldwide product marketing, said the software update will give iPhones the same security and integration of e-mail, calendars and contact lists that businesses have been demanding." [NY Times]