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Microsoft Office arrives on iPad as free download

As reported last week, Microsoft today took the wraps off Microsoft Office suite of productivity applications for the iPad. The product family includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad, which are available as separate apps that can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store.

News Scan: Finally, a way for BlackBerry to make money; Has mobile made Office obsolete?; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for March 25, including BlackBerry's plans to make money from BBM, the potential dying out of Microsoft Office, non-trucking commercial fleets increasingly turning to telematics, the expected improvements for the wearable device battery industry and the growing market for tablet hybrids.

Microsoft Office on iPad could be unveiled next week

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may be preparing to take the wraps off the long-rumored Microsoft Office on iPad suite at a press event on March 27, according to separate reports on  ZDNet and The Verge.

Spotlight: Get 3-month free trial for Parallels Access app for iPad

If you're looking to give the  Parallels Access  a spin, Parallels is giving away free 3-month trials of the iPad app in celebration of World Mobile Congress next week.

Spotlight: Compass 2 stand for iPad air works in both portrait, landscape

 The lightweight stand folds flat into an incredibly slim package, and supports both landscape and portrait orientations.

Spotlight: Jot Script stylus works just like a real pen on iPad

The Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition is a stylus that finally delivers a pen-like writing experience thanks to its realistic 1.9mm tip.

SMBs' mobile presence lagging

Most small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the United States don't have mobile-friendly communications and services for customers. Fifty-nine percent of U.S. SMB websites aren't set up for customers to research and make purchases on their mobile devices.

News Scan: Microsoft mobile app lets you control presentations; iPad dominates mobile email marketing sales; More

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 11/20 including: controlling presentations via Windows Phone 8 devices, domination of iPad users in mobile online sales, retailers beef up mobile technology and strategy, the effect BYOD, MDM, big data and app management have on enterprise mobility and the latest in the Samsung/Apple patent case.

Why you shouldn't ditch your old iPad just yet

Since a lot of iPad tablets just officially became obsolete with the recent launch of the faster and more attractive iPad Air, we thought it'd be interesting to explore some of his suggestions.

A7 chip on iPad Air is faster, performs better

One surprising revelation when the iPad Air was announced was its use of the same A7 chip that powers the iPhone 5S.