Just one day after their release, Microsoft’s Office apps, (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), sit atop the App Store charts as the top three free apps in the store. Microsoft’s recently redesigned OneNote sits in the number four spot.
It was often reported that the main sticking point that prevented Microsoft from releasing their Office suite on the iPad was the fact that Apple would get a 30% cut of any in-app sales of Office 365 subscriptions. Apparently Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, is more comfortable with that idea.
The full Microsoft Office suite of apps – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint – are now available for download for the iPad in the App Store. The apps are a free download, but it will cost you a subscription to Microsoft’s Office 365, ($99 a year), in order to use the app’s editing functions.
Microsoft Office for iPad has long been rumored to be in development, and today, Microsoft has finally confirmed the release of the office suite for the Apple tablet. Microsoft Office for iPad goes live in the App Store as of 11AM Pacific time, today – Thursday, March 27, 2014.
A new report says Russian government officials have stopped using iPads for official business, opting instead to use devices from Samsung. The new devices are customized, secure tablets designed for use with confidential information.
If you have ever looked at a tab, played an instrument, or tried to teach someone else how to play a song, Tabular for iPad is hands-down one of the best tools for writing anything musical, for musicians of all levels.
While flu season may almost be over, you can still benefit from keeping your iPhone or other device clean. A study conducted for The Wall Street Journal” found among the phones tested, there were between 2,700 and 4,200 units of coliform bacteria present on the devices. (Drinking water is limited to than 1 unit per 100 ml of water.)
A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) indicates that iPad owners replace their devices less frequently than iPhone owners, with the iPad replacement lifecycle more resembling that of a Mac, which is replaced by users on an average of every four years.
Proving the old adage (that I just made up), “Frenemies are frenemies, but business is business,” a new rumor out of Korea says Apple is moving the manufacturing of the displays for its iPad mini tablet to frenemy Samsung.
A report from The Verge says Microsoft’s special cloud and mobile-focused event in San Francisco set for March 27th will be the site of the introduction of Microsoft Office for the iPad.
As expected, Apple has officially debuted an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c, and reintroduced a 16GB version of the iPad 4.
Digitimes reports today that Apple has reportedly shelved its plans to make a larger-screen version of its popular iPad tablet. Rumors had circulated earlier that Apple was developing a 12.9-inch tablet, with a target launch date of early next year.
If you’ve been holding out for a deal on an iPhone, or you’ve been looking to get more for your trade-in on a new iPad, new promotions from Walmart and Target just might do the trick for you…
New figures released by Gartner show that even though Apple’s iPad continues to lose marketshare, it still outsold the next 4 tablet makers combined. So, don’t push the panic button any time soon…
Although Apple followed its usual modus operandi, and didn’t show up at the Mobile World Congress In Barcelona, Spain, the gathering’s Global Mobile Awards awarded the company’s iPad Air the “Best Mobile Tablet” award.
You may have noticed that we are suckers for a beautiful minimalist stand for iOS devices here at MacTrast, and this week’s Kickstarter of the Week is no exception.