That Microsoft is working on iPad versions of its Office apps is one of the worst-kept secrets in technology. The company has nearly said as much several times. In one of many statements last year, Microsoft said that a forthcoming version of Office Mobile “will work across Windows Phones, Android phones and iOS.” However, when those Android and iOS apps will see the light of day remains up in the air. There was no mention of them among Redmond’s series of Office announcements on Tuesday, which included the debut of Office 365 Home Premium, its new paid consumer subscription service for Office. The service allows consumers to install Office on up to five computers, both Macs and Windows PCs — the first time that one license has worked for both.
Office 2013 is Out, But Its iOS Companion Apps Are M.I.A.
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).