Quick Note: Microsoft Office Suite App for iPad On the Way
February 21, 2012 11:04 AM
comment(s) - last by
Apple iOS owners can look forward to the app as soon as the coming weeks
Apple has announced a variety of upcoming launches recently, and now, Apple fans can add another item to the list of releases to look forward to -- an iPad version of
, the Microsoft Office Suite app for iPad has been completed by a design team and will soon be sent to Apple for approval.
The Microsoft Office Suite app will feature Word, PowerPoint and Excel, where files can be "created and edited locally and online."
The Daily mentioned that a prototype of the software showed that the interface resembles both the OneNote app and a bit of Metro, which is the new design for Windows Phone and the upcoming Windows 8 operating system.
There currently is no Microsoft Office Suite app being created for Google's Android mobile operating system, but Apple iOS owners can look forward to the app as soon as the coming weeks.
Apple fans also have other new releases to look forward to in 2012, such as the
iPad 3's debut
during the first week of March, the launch of
OS X Mountain Lion
iTunes/App Store redesigns
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
2/21/2012 5:31:27 PM
You're right. 55 million iPads and counting is something that can't be ignored. Microsoft has been releasing apps for iOS since the beginning and now have nearly two dozen on the platform. Android by comparison has about 5, all for phones and not tablets, and are only simple front ends to Bing and MSN as opposed to full featured applications.
They're almost all excellent, solid across the board. I really they way some of them integrate the Metro interface so well in the iOS environment. A Skydrive and official XBL app were recently released, and Photosynth (one of my favorites) strangely still isn't on WP7 yet (that needs to get on WP7 ASAP).
So yeah, Office on iOS is inevitable given its large install base and Microsoft's long history of developing for Apple platforms, and the Windows 8 version is obviously a given.
"Nowadays, security guys break the Mac every single day. Every single day, they come out with a total exploit, your machine can be taken over totally. I dare anybody to do that once a month on the Windows machine." -- Bill Gates
ITunes Store, App Store Will See Redesigns in Late 2012
February 21, 2012, 10:17 AM
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Growls at the Masses
February 16, 2012, 1:48 PM
Microsoft Office Corner: How to Paste Ascii Art Into OneNote
February 12, 2012, 6:40 PM
Report: Apple to Debut iPad 3 During First Week of March
February 10, 2012, 9:36 AM
New Qi Version 1.2 Allows Wireless Charging From 2 Inches Away
July 31, 2014, 3:53 PM
HTC J Butterfly Announced by Japan's KDDI, Packs LTE-A Carrier Aggregation
July 31, 2014, 2:34 PM
T-Mobile Subscriber Numbers Surpass 50 Million, Sees Q2 Profit of $391M
July 31, 2014, 12:24 PM
Verizon Wireless Launches 5.7", 960x540 LG G Vista Smartphone for $400 Off Contract
July 31, 2014, 11:02 AM
Mini-Me: Xperia Z3's Petite Companion, Xperia Z3 Mini Leaks
July 31, 2014, 9:40 AM
Samsung Reports Lower Smartphone Sales, Operating Profit Falls 25% YoY
July 31, 2014, 8:55 AM
Most Popular Articles
Facebook Will Force Android, iOS Users to Use Messenger App This Week
July 29, 2014, 11:26 AM
Sony's Xperia Z3 Gets Detailed in Leaked Photos
July 25, 2014, 2:30 PM
Ford's Extensive Use of Aluminum in '15 F-150 Results in $395 Increase for Base Models
July 28, 2014, 3:02 PM
Pentagon's Priciest Project, F-35, Misses International Debut
July 25, 2014, 10:18 AM
T-Mobile CEO John Legere is on the Warpath Again; Introduces $100, 10GB Family Plan
July 28, 2014, 10:12 AM
Latest Blog Posts
Space Terrorism is a Looming Threat For the United States
Apr 23, 2014, 7:47 PM
Facebook Aims to Provide Internet to "Every Person in the World" with Drones, Satellites
Apr 1, 2014, 10:20 AM
Retail Mobile Sites Experience Outages in Light of Simplexity's Bankruptcy
Mar 14, 2014, 8:48 AM
Tesla vs. BMW: Who Has the Safer EV?
Feb 1, 2014, 2:56 PM
Justice Leaks Details of Next HTC One Two Flagship Phone
Dec 5, 2013, 4:04 PM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information