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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.

What's behind the iPad hack at Los Angeles high schools?

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.

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Microsoft teases about Office on iPad, Android tablets

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.

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HP now offers software support for Apple iPads

HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.

Microsoft ups iPad-for-Surface trade-in deal

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.

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.

Small World 2 invades iOS with new multiplayer opportunities

After a successful Kickstarter drive earlier this year, Small World 2 has arrived.

on techhive.com

Apple sneaks in changes to AppleCare+

If you drop your iPhone or iPad, it'll now cost you more to invoke your AppleCare+ coverage. But on the plus side, iPod touch and classic owners can now get in on the AppleCare+ fun.

on macworld.com

Remembering the Newton MessagePad, 20 years later

Apple made its first tablet PC, featuring handwriting recognition, in 1993. Benj Edwards takes a look at why the Newton failed.

on macworld.com

Office gear you didn’t know you needed

These products can take your workday from tedious to terrific.