Apple Expands its AI Offices in Seattle Again. Will it Matter?

For the second time in two years, Apple has expanded the footprint of its offices at Two Union Square in Seattle, Early last year they expanded to make room for the staff from Turi, an AI and machine learning startup that was based there. Earlier this month, GeekWire broke the news that Apple is taking […]

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Evernote at the Office: Round 2

   I recently started a new job and have decided, once again, to use Evernote as my main note taking system. I know OneNote isn’t the best for me, and although I was strongly considering the default Notes app, the lack of Windows support keeps me on Evernote. This time around I wanted to avoid […]

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Office for iPad Needs To Improve File Caching

Microsoft is updating their Office apps on iOS at a pretty blistering rate, with a major update every one or two months, but it’s still lacking one basic feature for me: easier local storage. Having Microsoft Excel on my iPad has been immensely useful, but it’s highly dependent on having a good internet connection when […]

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How to manage a Microsoft Office document in iCloud on your iPad

With their latest update to the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word & PowerPoint) Microsoft has finally added the ability to save and interact with your documents in your iCloud Drive.  As long as you are running iOS 8 you can now open, edit and save your work to iCloud Drive, as well as share your documents between […]

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New, Free Versions of Office for iOS Apps Allow Creating & Editing Documents, Without Any Subscription

Microsoft has announced some very good news for iPad and iOS fans of their Office suite – you can now use free versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint to create and edit Office documents on iOS devices, with no more requirement to have an Office 365 subscription. As Apple Insider reports, there are still some […]

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Office for iPad Now Offers Monthly Subscriptions Via In-App Purchase

Some good news today for anyone who wants to use Microsoft Office on the iPad: Microsoft are now offering monthly subscriptions to Office 365, directly within the Office for iPad apps via In-App purchase. So instead of just one option to buy a year’s subscription to Office 365 at $99.99 in order to use the […]

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Microsoft Office for iPad Gets AirPrint!

This is just a cool, quick and easy update to announce, but it could be an important one for folks who rely on the MS Office Suite. The latest update to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad has added AirPrint compatibility to the apps. This removes yet another one of the obstacles to getting […]

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Office 365 Personal: Lower, $69 per Year Option for iPad Users

This week Microsoft has launched Office 365 Personal – a new flavor of Office 365 that makes it more affordable for iPad users and others who don’t need to install it on a large number of devices. It’s priced at $69 per year – about 30% off the standard $99 annual subscription. Office 365 Personal […]

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Office for iPad Is Finally Here, but Requires At Least a $100 Subscription to Do ‘Real Work’

So Microsoft Office for iPad has finally arrived. Word, Excel, and Powerpoint apps for the iPad are in the App Store now. It only took Microsoft a little over 4 years to bring the Office suite that apparently is required in order to do ‘real work’ to a tablet they’ve repeatedly said isn’t capable of […]

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No Office for iPad & Android: One of Microsoft’s Biggest Squandered Opportunities

Great article at Reuters on how much Microsoft may have shot themselves in the foot (or maybe the heart) by not bringing Office to iPad and to mobile devices from Apple and Google. It may be one of Microsoft Corp’s biggest squandered opportunities. Tired of waiting for Office to be optimized for their mobile gadgets, […]

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Office for iPad: Maybe Coming Sooner than Expected

The latest rumor on Microsoft Office for iPad says it may be coming sooner than had been expected – possibly in the first half of this year, rather than late 2014. Mary Jo Foley, writing for ZDnet, says Office for iPad is far from dead and her sources even believe it will launch before a […]

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