Microsoft launches Office 365 Personal plan; lets you use Office on One Mac and One iPad for $69/year

Microsoft launches Office 365 Personal plan; lets you use Office on One Mac and One iPad for $69/year

Microsoft finally launched the much-awaited Office for iPad apps last month, and while the three apps — PowerPoint, Word and Excel — were free, users had to subscribe to the $9.99/month for editing documents.

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Microsoft Office for iPad team discusses development process, Ballmer and upcoming features in reddit Q&A

Microsoft Office for iPad team discusses development process, Ballmer and upcoming features in reddit Q&A

Microsoft’s Office for iPad engineering team did an “Ask me Anything” on reddit today, to talk about the newly released Office for iPad apps, their development process, and a number of other topics that reddit users brought up.

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Microsoft’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps for iPad clock 12 million downloads

Microsoft’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps for iPad clock 12 million downloads

Microsoft released Office for iPad last week after years of rumors and speculation about the existence of the app. The four Office iPad apps, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and OneNote, have now crossed 12 million downloads on the App Store just in their first week.

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Like Office for iPad? Get a 33% discount on an Office 365 subscription

Like Office for iPad? Get a 33% discount on an Office 365 subscription

Microsoft released Office for iPad after years of rumors and speculation last week. While the Office for iPad apps — PowerPoint, Word and Excel — can be freely downloaded from the App Store, you’ll need an Office 365 subscription to edit documents.

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Office Mobile for iPhone is now free for Home use

Office Mobile for iPhone is now free for Home use

Microsoft released Office Mobile for iPhone last year, that let users access, view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents on the go. The app required an Office 365 subscription, but Microsoft has now made Office Mobile for iPhone free for home use.

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Microsoft offering free Office 365 subscriptions to iPad owners in retail stores tomorrow

Microsoft offering free Office 365 subscriptions to iPad owners in retail stores tomorrow

Microsoft finally released Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps for iPad for free earlier today. But, the free apps only allow you to only view documents. You need to get the Office 365 subscription, which costs $6.99/month or $69.99/year if you want to edit or create documents.

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Apple taking 30% cut of each Office 365 subscription purchased on an iPad

Apple taking 30% cut of each Office 365 subscription purchased on an iPad

Microsoft today announced Office for the iPad, bringing the productivity suite and Office 365 to the iOS platform.  Users will be able to purchase an Office 365 subscription through the iPad itself and Apple will take a 30% cut, reports Re/Code.

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Microsoft releases Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad

Microsoft releases Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad

At its media event in San Francisco, Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella announced Office for iPad, after several years of rumors of its existence. The Office for iPad suite of app consists of Word, Excel and Powerpoint, and will go live on the App Store at 11 am PT today. [Update: Download links at the bottom]

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Microsoft to launch Office for iPad alongside Enterprise Mobility suite tomorrow

Microsoft to launch Office for iPad alongside Enterprise Mobility suite tomorrow

Ever since the iPad was launched, we’ve been hearing rumors that Microsoft will launch its hugely popular Office suite for Apple’s tablet. As reported last week, ZDNet reiterates that Microsoft will finally launch Office for iPad tomorrow.

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Microsoft to unveil Office for iPad at press event on March 27 [Updated: Screenshot]

Microsoft to unveil Office for iPad at press event on March 27 [Updated: Screenshot]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is hosting his first press event as Microsoft CEO next week in San Francisco. The March 27th event will focus on Microsoft’s new “mobile first, cloud first” strategy and will include an announcement about the rumored version of Office for the iPad, reports The Verge.

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