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iPad getting Microsoft Office next year?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 30 Nov 2011 1:07 User comments (6)

iPad getting Microsoft Office next year? According to sources, Microsoft is planning to bring a functional version of its Office suite to the iPad next year.
The iPad controls 70 percent of the tablet market and a reasonably priced business app will likely be a hit with the intended crowd. Current rivals include the popular QuickOffice and Polaris.

Furthermore, a version for OS X Lion will hit in early 2012, as the current version, Office 2011, is only technically supported up to Snow Leopard 10.6.8.

Office 2012 for Windows is in beta and will be available next year, as well.

The app is expected to work with Office 365 and should cost $10, say the sources.

Office remains a huge seller for Microsoft, bringing in $11 billion revenue in 2011, so far.

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6 user comments

130.11.2011 1:40

Apple and Microsoft working together? Looks like a new generation of High-Tech machines will be created!



230.11.2011 1:54

yes,this is just what i want, to write a paper by tapping my fingers over and over again on glass...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 30 Nov 2011 @ 1:55

Carpe Noctem

330.11.2011 3:29

Google docs already supports the iPad...for free.



430.11.2011 9:17

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Google docs already supports the iPad...for free.
Exactly. Not that it matters much iPad fails anyway
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 30 Nov 2011 @ 9:19

XXYYQQOO!!! Yeah WELCOME TO JAMROCK

530.11.2011 16:02

Originally posted by GI2:
Apple and Microsoft working together? Looks like a new generation of High-Tech machines will be created!
Microsoft Office has already been available on Mac for years.

62.12.2011 20:00

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Google docs already supports the iPad...for free.
LOL @ Google Docs.... Andriod might kick the crap out of Windows phone 7 and below but Office is still king is that neck of the woods...

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