Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Microsoft releases Office 2013. Good, but don’t get too excited - Chicago Sun-Times

Excerpt from an Andy Ihnatko Office 2013 perspective
"OneNote for Windows 8 Modern UI shows what’s possible. It’s a whole iterative step beyond anything we’ve seen the app do on the desktop. It makes me wonder what would happen if the entire Office suite were rebuilt this way. And if it were done so well that it made a cheap tablet into an effective and productive extension of the Office 2013 workspace on the user’s PC or Mac?
Allow me to go into beard-stroking mode. If such a suite were available for Brand X 10” Multitouch Tablet exclusively, it’d have serious consequences for Brands Y and Z. If it were available for all of them…?"
Microsoft releases Office 2013. Good, but don’t get too excited - Chicago Sun-Times
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