Full versions of Microsoft
Office are coming to both the iPad
devices as early as November, according to a report
from BGR. Citing a “reliable source”, the site said that Microsoft already has the iPad version running in some capacity.
Office for iOS and Android should run our old friends Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and assuming the source is indeed reliable, it will be interesting to see how Microsoft handles input and formatting. This could be a really wonderful set of apps, or it could be a disaster.
Image source: The Daily
BGR also noted that a few months ago, The Daily
spotted an iPad running Office, and Microsoft replied (to another news outlet) that the image was a fake. Whether today’s rumor vindicates BGR or not remains to be seen, but we’ll hope that it’s the former, as we’d love to see Office on our mobile devices pronto.