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Microsoft Office App Download – Tops Apple / Android App Store – Negative for Microsoft Surface Tablet ?

Microsoft Office Top App Download on iStoreMicrosoft’s Office Apps have been at the top of the free download category on Apple’s App Store. Microsoft Office Mobile also ranked as the second-most-popular app for free download under the Productivity category on Android Play Store. Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadela announced that Office would be available on “all devices”, including those for Android tablets in future. Microsoft seems to have got the much needed break in the Mobile War opening its Treasure and changing its business strategy to make money on converging Software, Storage Access & Services across Devices. Continue reading Microsoft Office App Download – Tops Apple / Android App Store – Negative for Microsoft Surface Tablet ?

Will Windows Blue Help Microsoft Make Inroads in Sub 10″ Tablets ?

Windows Blue for Affordable TabletsMicrosoft completed the first milestone build (M1) of Windows Blue, the first full-fledged update to Windows 8, which marks the half-way point in the “Windows Blue” development schedule.

Windows Blue should extend the capabilities of Windows 8 through additional application programming interfaces (API), most importantly Win8’s WinRT API which supports both ARM and x86 based architectures, thus allowing applications developed for different platforms to run on the one OS. Also, it is expected it will be less expensive, possibly offering an SKU as low as USD45-50 and having tablet support for sub-10″ tablets, allowing Microsoft to enter the rapidly growing 7″ tablet market. Continue reading Will Windows Blue Help Microsoft Make Inroads in Sub 10″ Tablets ?