Microsoft's so far refusing to release a version of Office for the iPad is not the only way that the company is dissing Apple. It's been more than three years since the company has released a version of Office for the Mac, and there's still no release date. Why is Microsoft treating Apple so badly when it comes to Office?
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The on-again, off-again love affair between Office and the iPad continues: The latest rumors say that Office will arrive on the iPad even before it comes to Windows tablets. No matter the truth of things, Microsoft needs to make clear its Office strategy, or else it will give up ground to competitors.
Even though former CEO Steve Ballmer promised last fall that Microsoft would be bringing Office to the iPad, there's a new sheriff in town, and that promise no longer holds. The company is now strongly hinting that Office for the iPad may be a non-starter. Is this a return to the bad old days of Microsoft?
Kill Switch: Phone thief twilight time?
California State Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) and San Francisco DA George Gascon introduced a bill on Friday that's rattling the cages of carriers and mobile manufacturers in the earthquake-prone state. The bill requires a mandatory "kill switch" feature for all smartphones and tablets sold in California. Kill switches -- when enabled -- render stolen devices "bricked", thus making purloined phones useless for resale by would-be thieves.
In IT Blogwatch, bloggers are either golden, or bearish about kill switches.
With the Windows 8.1 update, Microsoft has finally realized it has to make its duelling Desktop and Start Menu interfaces play nice together. Based on the latest leaks, here are six ways it does it.
2013 was a year of big ups and downs for Microsoft -- ups like the purchase of Nokia and the Xbox launch, and downs like the continuing problems with Windows 8. Did the downs outstrip the ups, and was it one of Microsoft's worst years ever?
Apple's Android problem is solving itself, and while Google's mobile OS isn't going away, it's increasingly seen as a second class option among the only people who matter: customers.
University researchers say Knox is so flawed that Samsung needs to 'rethink' security.
Whether you're shopping for a new Android gadget or looking to make your current device do more, this guide has everything you need to make this holiday season count.