Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.
When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.
Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of specifics.
HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.
Now you can trade in your old iPad and receive up to $350 to use on Microsoft gear, through a rather convoluted partnership with Clover Wireless.
But don't forget: The second generation of Surface tablets is coming soon.
After a successful Kickstarter drive earlier this year, Small World 2 has arrived.
These products can take your workday from tedious to terrific.