Microsoft's productivity suite for the Apple iPad fixes its most embarrassing shortcoming.
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Polaris Office adds a cloud-based office option, but for what the suite offers, the price is simply too steep -- even for free.
One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.
The competing suites square off over features, file compatibility and ease of use.
While the software itself has been well received, the lack of a printing function is a notable shortcoming.
So much for Office for iPad arriving too late.
Microsoft’s Office is now available for the iPad as a collection of three apps: Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Microsoft made the announcement at a press conference in San Francisco hosted by Satya Nadella, his first since being appointed CEO.
With its own version of the productivity suite, the iPad looks more like the latest stage in the PC's evolution.
Microsoft's Office for Apple's iPad tablet is a beautiful hybrid of form and function, competing with and even outdoing Apple's iWork suite.