One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.
So much for Office for iPad arriving too late.
With its own version of the productivity suite, the iPad looks more like the latest stage in the PC's evolution.
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The long wait is almost over
Don't need a family plan? Try out Microsoft's new Office 365 Personal plan.
Office Online and the addition of mobile apps are major improvements, but clunky controls hamper attempts to work together in real time.
Office 365 is getting a new app called Oslo to automate interactions between colleagues, and offering new tools for developers
Although updates will eventually be pushed to your PC, you can download them now, if you want.
Halfway through the first quarter of 2014, Microsoft's 'touch first' version of Office is still nowhere to be found.