We Don’t Need Microsoft Office for the iPad

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The more things change, the more they remain the same. Being on a small odyssey I’ve been disconnected from things the last week or so. Turns out there really wasn’t much news of consequence in the mobile world during that period. As a matter of fact, it turns out that some are sort of stuck […]

Is Microsoft Backtracking on Office for iPad Promises?

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Citing comments made by Microsoft marketing chief Tami Reller, ComputerWorld believes that changing leadership at the company and a resurgence in what it refers to as “the old guard” could have led Microsoft to kill off any plans it had for developing a native version of its Office suite of productivity applications for iPad and […]

Office Web Apps Get New Interface Fit For The Windows Store

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Office Web Apps, the online version of Microsoft’s Office desktop apps, have just gotten a makeover and they may provide the best look yet of what users should want when Microsoft finally releases Windows Store versions. Microsoft formally announced new versions of Office Web Apps late yesterday after the update’s refreshed navigation and stark contrasting […]

HopTo: A Microsoft Office Alternative for the iPad

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Apparently there are legions of folks out there who are waiting with eager anticipation for Microsoft Office to arrive on the iPad. Apparently some folks at Microsoft are too. Outgoing Microsoft Steve Ballmer even seems a bit frustrated saying that Office will arrive on the iPad when there is a touch first version available. I […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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 […]