At the end of March, Microsoft released its Office for iPad apps, bringing Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Apple’s tablet. In the 46 days since the apps were made available, the company has logged more than 27 million downloads, says Microsoft’s General Manager for Office Julia White, who spoke during a recent TechEd Conference.
Apple aired a new iPhone 5s TV ad last night called ‘Powerful.’
The ad tries to convey the message that “with the iPhone 5s, you’re more powerful than you think”Â byÂ showcasing some of the things users can do with their iPhone such as creating music, playing games on a giant screen, tracking their health, taking photosÂ andÂ recordingÂ videos.
Microsoft released Office for iPad after years of rumors and speculation last week. While the Office for iPad apps â€” PowerPoint, Word and Excel â€” can be freely downloaded from the App Store, youâ€™ll need an Office 365 subscription to edit documents.
Microsoft released Office for the iPad yesterday, bringing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the App Store. While many pundits said Microsoft was too late to the game to make any impact, it appears that consumers disagree as the titles climbed quickly to the top of the App Store charts.
The iPad took center stage during a recent airing of The Tonight Show with host Jimmy Fallon and musician Billy Joel joining together to sing a doo-wop duet. The audience was entertained by an a capella rendition of The Lion Sleeps Tonight, but what you see on the surface is only part of the story.