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Microsoft Office Apps Sit Atop the App Store Charts

Posted on 28/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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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.


Full Microsoft Office for iPad Suite Now Available in the App Store

Posted on 27/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.


Russian Government Replaces iPads With Samsung Tablets

Posted on 27/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.


How To Keep Your iPhone (Relatively) Germ Free

Posted on 21/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.)


Report: iPad Lifecycle More Like a Mac, Rather Than an iPhone

Posted on 21/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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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.


Rumor: Apple Shelves Plans for 12.9-in ‘iPad Pro’

Posted on 14/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.


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