Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Word on the street - Microsoft plans to get its Office software suite on the iPad: WWW.THEDAILY.COM

I would be especially delighted to have an iPad-optimized version of OneNote

According to sources, the tech giant is actively working on adapting its popular software suite for Apple’s tablet. With the iPad making up over 80 percent of the tablet market and millions of people worldwide using Office, that could mean big bucks for the tech giant based in Redmond, Wash.

In addition to an iPad-ready version, a new edition of Office is expected for OS X Lion sometime next year. The current version of the desktop package, Office 2011, officially supports iOS versions up to Snow Leopard. A Lion version, likely available via the Mac App Store, is widely expected. Windows, too, is due for an update, with Office 2012 currently in beta form.

Word on the street - WWW.THEDAILY.COM

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