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Skype Fail

  [Update June 6] Well.  I was wrong.  My Windows phone was updated to 8.1. That means Microsoft has abandoned …

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Excel For iPad

First Look at Excel for iPad

While a few features are lacking (turning on word wrap in a cell, for example) this is a fully functional version of the popular Microsoft spreadsheet. I’ve given an overview of payment options and Office 365 in a previous post. Here I’ll walk through creating a typical worksheet on the iPad.

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Microsoft Office for iPad Overview

not only is Office for the iPad fully functional (even in airplane mode), the subscription to Office 365 actually might be a pretty good deal, depending on your usage. An annual subscription to Office 365 for $100 entitles you to up to five downloads of Office for the Mac (2011) and Office for Windows (2013). These are fully functional and work in offline mode. You are also entitled to five installations of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad. iPhone, Android, and/or Windows Phone.

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I Was Wrong About Microsoft Office for iPad

I was wrong about Microsoft Office for iPad. Yesterday I posted a brief, critical review of Office for the iPad.  This …

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Microsoft Office for iPad Fail

That’s right — these are the lightweight file viewers that have been available forever at Microsoft.com. To actually do any work, you’ll need to subscribe to Office 365. Now this is actually not a bad deal. For $100 a year you can use all of Office on up to five computers and five tablets. But, frankly, I’ve been using Documents to Go for years now and really like it. This app is from DataViz and is priced at about $20 for the version that lets you edit files.

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Microsoft Office for the Mac 2011 Fail

When Microsoft released Office 2011 for the Mac and I read the reviews, I upgraded immediately.  The reviews said document …

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iDevice App Updates: Apple Should Learn From Microsoft

In the last 36 hours I have gone through the app update process half a dozen times on my iPad …

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Drucker’s Management Contradiction

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. Peter F. Drucker (1909 …

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