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Why Microsoft's Office for iPad strategy still doesn't make sense

The idea of developing a touch-oriented Windows 8 'Modern' app version of Microsoft Office before launching Office for iPad seems to make sense at first blush, but it's still a poor strategy.

Office for iPad is coming, Ballmer says... after 'Metro' Office apps for Windows

Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.

The Macalope Weekly: Fairness and accuracy in the media

As long as it's bad for Apple, it's good to print.

The Macalope Weekly: Comparing the incomparable

Stupid pundit tricks reach critical insanity as Apple and its products are compared to ... well, you gotta see this to believe it.

Ballmer strongly hints at Office for iPad, Android tablets

Think Microsoft's Office suite needs to be available on tablets? Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer seemed to suggest he agrees with you during a meeting with Wall Street analysts Thursday.

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Here's how to use Outlook.com's long-overdue IMAP support

More than a year after Microsoft unveiled its modern mail service, it finally supports the widely used IMAP protocol.

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Microsoft tries (and fails) to make fun of the new iPhones

Microsoft's new attack ad lacks imagination and innovation. Sound familiar?

Microsoft dangles $200 gift cards to coax iPad owners to swap for a Surface

But don't forget: The second generation of Surface tablets is coming soon.

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Codependent no more: OneNote for iPad liberated from desktop app

While still afflicted with reticence over providing a native iPad version of Office, Microsoft has updated OneNote for iPad in a way that, according to the company, makes it independent from its desktop counterpart.

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Clockwise Podcast 8: Amazon, Nokia, iPhone, and AT&T

Tech products get colorful, AT&T gets cozy with the feds, Microsoft pulls Nokia into its watery embrace, and Amazon introduces MatchBook. With guests Jonathan Seff and Mark Sullivan.

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