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Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Microsoft lost business by not bringing Office to the iPad earlier.

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Apple-loyal sales reps get updated CRM in Daylite

Marketcircle has released version 5 of its Daylite CRM application for Mac desktops and iOS devices

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Apache OpenOffice hits major 100 million downloads milestone in under 2 years

Yep, a lot of folks are using Apache OpenOffice -- despite the fact that many Linux distros now default to LibreOffice.

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New Office 365 Personal plan targets individual iPad, PC users

Microsoft now has a cheaper Office 365 subscription plan for those who only want to use the office suite on a single computer and tablet.

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The Week in iOS Apps: On a Carousel

This week's roundup of iOS apps features two new apps for editing and sharing your photos. Plus updates to some of our favorite productivity apps and a chance to live in M.C. Escher's universe.

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Dropbox bringing Mailbox email client to the Mac

Mail-alternative has been a hit on iOS, now it's coming to OS X.

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Microsoft does Reddit: Five cool things we learned about Office for iPad

The Office for iPad team went on Reddit for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session, and spilled the beans on everything from the next version of Office for OS X to Clippy's Mac alter ego.

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Office for iPad apps top 12 million downloads in one week

One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.

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Latest iWork update is another win for AppleScript

This week's updates to iWork significantly bolster the suite's AppleScript capabilities, which automation expert Ben Waldie says is a great thing for users.

Apple updates iWork for Mac, iOS, and iCloud

We get new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for all three platforms, with a focus on improved Office compatibility and better collaboration tools.

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Microsoft says printing functions will come to Office for iPad soon

While the software itself has been well received, the lack of a printing function is a notable shortcoming.

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Microsoft announces Office for iPad, extending productivity to all iOS devices

Microsoft has officially ported its Office suite to the iPad, challenging Apple on its home turf.

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Will Satya Nadella launch Office for iPad next week?

Reports suggest a version of Office for Apple's tablet is finally happening.