Category: Microsoft

Office for iPad

New Personal plan nets you Office for one PC and tablet at $69/year

While it was clear after one week of availability that many people were interested in downloading Office for iPad, it was also clear from our comments section that few were willing to pay the price for full functionality. To get anything more than read and presentation support, users also must have an Office 365 subscription,



Office for iPad team does Reddit AMA, says Ballmer greenlit release

Riding high on the news that the Office for iPad suite of apps has already surpassed 12 million downloads in its first week of availability, the Microsoft development team responsible participated in a Reddit AMA yesterday. After promising that print functionality was coming “in due course,” the team shed some light on the development of



Microsoft Office for iPad hits 12M App Store downloads in a week

Well, that was fast. Just one week after launching its Office suite of apps for the iPad, Microsoft announced via a tweet yesterday that they have already surpassed 12 million downloads. This number also includes legacy OneNote downloads, and Microsoft didn’t provide numbers on each app’s contribution to the overall total, but the achievement is



Samsung rumoured to launch the ATIV SE Windows Phone this month

Samsung, like many leading manufacturers, hasn’t produced a flagship Windows Phone for many months. There have been rumours that we’ll see another ATIV hit the market and this looks to be true. Reputable device leaker @evleaks previously outed a Samsung Windows Phone with Verizon branding — this is expected to be the ATIV SE and



Microsoft Office for iPad available today

Microsoft has announced the availability of Microsoft Office for iPad today as part of new CEO Satya Nadella’s first major press event. Microsoft Office for iPad will feature Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and go live today in the App Store around 11 am PST. Office for iPad will operate under a freemium model, allowing all



New Microsoft CEO will reportedly unveil Office for iPad next week

Microsoft’s OneNote-related announcements today are merely a preamble to an Office-focused announcement on March 27th. The Redmond-based software giant will reportedly unveil the long-awaited Office for iPad next week, bringing a fuller and more feature-rich version of the suite to Apple’s tablet platform. Microsoft already has versions of Office for Android smartphones and iPhones, which



Bing for Android is turning into a pretty useful little app

With its latest update, Bing for Android is turning into a pretty useful little app. While most Android users are loathe to use a competitor’s engine, and Google’s search dominance is well established, Microsoft is approaching the game from another angle. It is offering users a simple, clean interface with a heavy emphasis on images.