Over a billion people on the planet use Microsoft Office to get more done at work and at home and so while you can indeed buy it, and you were hoping to pay a small price for standalone apps that would let you create and edit documents, you’ll be sorely disappointed. Word, Excel and Powerpoint for iPad are available from the iTunes App Store and are free to download, but they’ll only let you access and read existing Office documents. If you want to create and edit them, you’ll need an Office 365 subscription. That’s $99.99 a year for most folks. So if you can afford to, click here to read the rest of the story.
Today in San Francisco, Microsoft made some exciting announcements about their company’s mobile first, cloud first approach.