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Microsoft Office Gaining More Versatility Through Its New Apps Designed For The Mobile World - Google and Apple Smart Phones and Tablets

Nov 10, 2014 10:46 PM EST | By Adelyn Torralba
Microsoft, Microsoft News, Microsoft Update, microsoft latest news, Microsoft latest update

Gone are the days when users have to go to the Microsoft Office to satisfy their needs. Today, Microsoft has literally placed the cart before the horse. In an effort to bring the Office to practically every user in the planet and to every device, Microsoft has launched Office For The IPad according to Microsoft News.

Users, who would like to avail of this innovative approach Office For The IPad can just simply go to the App Store and download it. So far, the customer feedback is great as more Microsoft users want the software company to do more.

Recently, Android tablet users got a piece of great news. Microsoft has announced the launching of Office For Android, an Office app designed to run on Android OS.

On the iPhone apps front, Microsoft has decided to come up with a new, much-better IPhone Apps comparable in functionalities with that of the iPad version, The Verge reports.

The new iPhone app is akin to a universal app that brings all the features you would expect in a versatile app. Users of this new iPhone app would not anymore worry about confusing interface while editing options is made more user-friendly. Some of the new innovative changes include special formula keyboard in Excel, and some Power Point modifications such as the capability to play audio-video from all slides.

Furthermore, The Verge has confirmed that users can now download Microsoft office for free to iPad, iPhone and Android. This strategic move aims to make users more glued to Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft, in a strategic partnership with Drop Box, has made it possible for its storage services to be integrated into desktop, mobile and the web. Through such a strategic alliance, anyone can download Office for iPad at no cost.

CNet has disclosed that Microsoft is now launching new apps for its Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint to make them friendlier to smart phones and tables operating through Google's and Apple 's OS.

On the gaming front, Microsoft has strengthened its position in the video gaming world through its acquisition of "Minecraft" for a whopping $ 2.5 Billion, according to The Verge.

Through such a major acquisition decision, Microsoft has gained a considerable foothold in the gaming market, considering the ever-increasing fan base of the game that almost everybody loves to play.

Microsoft is poised to become one of the most versatile software companies over the long-term.

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