At a San Francisco event hosted by new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft officially announced Thursday that it is releasing its popular Office suite for the iPad.
Chief executive Satya Nadella said that Microsoft was embracing the popular tablet because “a great idea shouldn’t have to wait for you to get back to a particular device”.
“We’re bringing Office, the gold standard in getting things done, to the iPad. A billion people rely on Office every day, and we’ve worked diligently to create a version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint that delivers the best productivity experience available on the iPad.”
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The long-awaited Microsoft Office for iPad app has finally been confirmed by Steve Ballmer while speaking at a Gartner event in Florida on Tuesday. Ballmer said “iPad will be picked up when… there’s a touch first user interface.”
Ballmer said the “iPad will be picked up when there’s a touch first user interface.” He’s referring to a touch interface for the Windows version of Office that has been teased by Microsoft and is expected to launch at some point together with Windows 8.1.
Last July, Microsoft released the Office Mobile 365 app [...]
That’s what we gonna tell and suggest if Microsoft released it’s iPad version of MS Office. The Daily source says possible release would be 2012.
It would also be a total break for iPad users, and an additional reason why people should really get an iPad. =)
For the record, Apple shipped 13 million iPad units in Q3 2011.