Free iWork Is Great But it Isn’t Microsoft Office

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When Apple announced that its new iWork suite of productivity apps would receive pretty hefty updates, watchers in the crowd rejoiced. Here are the modern suite of applications that users needed to get work job done. At long last Pages, Keynotes and Numbers can effortlessly sync using Apple’s iCloud service. Here are the design alterations that […]

Microsoft Office is On the Way to iPad Users


Microsoft Office for iPad users is on the way, according to comments made by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Ballmer confirmed that the suite of productivity applications like Word and Excel are on their way to iPad users during an event being held by analysis firm Gartner. According to the The Verge, Ballmer said that users of […]

Office for iPhone Now in the App Store, With a Catch


Users of Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch will now have another choice for managing documents: Microsoft Office. Office Mobile for iPhone, which is now on iTunes for download, will not only let users view documents as had been rumored, but will lets users edit them inside the application too. Though, there is a small catch. […]

Office in More Places, Outlook Coming to Windows RT Devices

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Windows RT users will get a new way to manage their contacts, check email and monitor their upcoming event calendar when they update to Windows 8.1 this year thanks to Outlook 2013. The announcement, which capped off festivities at Microsoft’s TechEd event for IT administrators and business users, means that any tablet powered by Microsoft […]

Microsoft Office for iPad & iPhone Release Possibly Delayed Until 2014


According to documents obtained by AllAboutMicrosoft, iPhone, iPad, and Android users may not see a version of the desktop publishing suite until the fall of 2014. The roadmap, which was leaked to AllAboutMicrosoft by sources inside the company, points to a more prolonged wait for users of Android and iOS than previously speculated for Microsoft […]

CloudOn 4.0 Brings Microsoft Office to Android Smartphones

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Many app makers have brought Microsoft Office-compatible apps to Android smartphones, but CloudOn decided to bring MS Office to the Android platform via the cloud with their CloudOn service and app. CloudOn is similar to the Onlive Desktop app, which also gives users a Microsoft Office virtual environment on tablets, or LogMeIn with their free Cubby app, which lets users […]

Office for iPad, iPhone & Android Reportedly on for March 2013 Release


A Czech Microsoft product manager let slip that Microsoft plans to bring its Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the iPhone, iPad and Android in March of next year. According to The Verge, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek revealed the release to Czech site IHNED. A press release from Microsoft Czech Republic, shown to […]

Microsoft Office for iPad Might Launch on November 10


Microsoft Office could come to the iPad on November 10, months after the app is actually finished. According to The Daily, Microsoft will release Office for iPad on November 10, though the work is already done. According to the report, the Office development team finished their work on the app sometime last month, and the […]

Microsoft Office for iPad and Android Launching in November?


Microsoft Office for iPad and Android is greatly anticipated, and a new rumor says we may finally see it this year. When the The Daily reported that Microsoft planned to launch Microsoft Office for iPad and for Android, Microsoft denied it. Now, the sometimes wildly speculative, Boy Genius Report claims Microsoft Office for iPad will arrive […]

OnLive Could Be In Trouble With Microsoft Over OnLive Desktop

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It looks like OnLive, the company that specializes in cloud gaming and desktops, could be in trouble with Microsoft. Microsoft believes that OnLive Desktop violates licensing terms for both Windows 7 and Microsoft Office. OnLive Desktop is an iPad and Android app that lets users use a Windows 7 desktop along with Office and Adobe […]

Office for iPad: 5 Alternatives for the iPad

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Apple’s new iPad, either iPad 3, iPad 2S or iPad HD, will be out this month and many new users will hope to create documents on their shiny new tablet. We’ve heard pretty compelling rumors that Microsoft will release an iPad version of their industry standard Microsoft Office suite for the iPad. They already have OneNote […]

Microsoft Office for iPad Gets Pictured, Should Be Coming Soon

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We’ve heard that Microsoft is working on Office for the iPad for months now. Today there’s proof that such an app actually exists. It’s not in the App Store just yet, but it should arrive soon. The Daily has a photo of Microsoft Office running on an iPad. Well, at least the splash screen for Office is running on […]

Windows 8 on ARM Shows Weakness, Not Strength


No support for current Windows applications. Office is still desktop-only. Windows on ARM (WOA) is a compromised “no-compromise experience” at a time when Microsoft needs to show more strength.

OnLive Desktop Hands On Video – Windows & Office for iPad

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At CES 2012 OnLive announced their new iPad app, OnLive Desktop, which brings Windows 7 and Microsoft Office to your iPad through a streaming virtual environment. It uses the same technology that allows OnLive to stream graphically rich video games to your computer or through their small set-top box. The OnLive Gaming system works well, but […]

CloudOn App Lets You Work with Your Microsoft Office Docs on the iPad


Yesterday Kevin posted about the OnLive Desktop App and service that will allow iPad users to have a virtual Windows 7 desktop on their Tablet. While CloudOn isn’t a full Windows desktop experience, instead focusing on creating and using Office documents, we are starting to see a trend here and there is even some noise […]

Rumor: Microsoft Bringing Office to iPad

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iPad news magazine The Daily reports that Microsoft may be making a version of Office for the iPad that’s compatible with Office version for Windows Phone and Office365, the online version of the software. They’re saying that $10 is a likely price point, though I suspect if this is a reality it’s more likely that […]

Microsoft Apps to Come to Nokia’s Symbian Smartphones


In another example of the Nokia-Microsoft partnership, Microsoft will soon release more of its apps and services for Nokia’s Symbian-based smartphones. Called Microsoft Apps, the software suite of productivity applications will be landing on Nokia’s Symbian Anna and Belle smartphones in late 2011, which is also the same time that Nokia will be unveiling its […]