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Microsoft CEO calls Office for iOS unnecessary

Waiting for Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iPhone or iPad? Steve Ballmer says you don't need it.


Office 365: What it means to Mac users

Microsoft on Tuesday released its Office 2013 and Office 365 productivity software suites. Lost in the announcement, however, is its meaning to Mac users.

Microsoft Office 2013 is here: Hands-on impressions and buying advice

Office 2013—as both software and a service—is going on sale, but some new features don’t work perfectly.

The return of "Whoa, I have a really old file, how do I open it!?"

Old files and new technology don't always mix. Chris Breen helps with the recovery of ancient Word files.

Office for iOS may be coming, but does it really matter?

Microsoft Office for iOS? Who needs it? John Moltz looks at the changing importance of office applications in this age of mobile technology

Remains of the Day: Measure once, cut and paste twice

Microsoft and Apple are at each other's throats over money, so it must be a day that ends in 'y.' Elsewhere, Apple may be inching closer to a TV as one of its partners looks to lay down some acreage in the U.S. and Cupertino's latest product is at least a thirty footer.

Remains of the Day: Mister Television

Jean-Louis Gassée puts Apple TV rumors into context while a forthcoming software update to the current set-top raises eyebrows. Elsewhere, Microsoft leaks Office for iOS's existence again, and Apple and Google tag team a big holiday purchase.

iOS, Android versions of Microsoft Office reportedly set for 2013 release

According to Internet reports, a mobile version of Office for iOS will debut next March, with the Android version following soon after. But you'll reportedly need an Office 365 subscription to edit documents.

The Macalope Daily: Make up your mind

Can Microsoft please make up its mind about Office for iOS? The Macalope checks with the Winotaur.

Microsoft terms talk of Office on iPad 'inaccurate'

Microsoft today disavowed comments made by its Czech subsidiary that the company will roll out iOS and Android apps of its Office suite early next year.