Redmond has finally released Microsoft Office for the iPad, nearly four years after the first-generation iPad was releaded in April 2010.
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The KB2817630 update released for Office 2013 in this week's massive Patch Tuesday results in the folder pane in Outlook being blanked out.
During the launch of its new iPhone 5S and 5C, Apple made an announcement to cheer those who use their iPhones for work.
Microsoft's launch of Office Mobile for the iPhone will be a "game changer that will shift momentum back on the Redmond giant's side," predicted Tony Bradley, an independent analyst and Forbes contributor.
Long after rumors first surfaced about the possibility of Office 2013 making its appearance on iOS devices, Microsoft this week finally released a version of Office for iOS.
Google has announced the availability of an add-on that lets users view Microsoft Office documents in the Chrome Web browser.
Box introduced a couple of in-place editing tools this week that address a long-time pain point for Box users.