Microsoft Office for iPad: Top 6 Features

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After what feels like an eternity of waiting, Microsoft has officially unveiled its Office for iPad app, bringing all of the functionality of Word, PowerPoint and Excel to the world's most popular slate. That means users can finally access their documents, spreadsheets and presentations on their iPads without having to deal with compatibility, formatting and other issues.

But that's not all Office for iPad brings to Apple's wildly popular tablet. You also get AirPlay and Siri integration, collaborative editing and slick touch-friendly image and object manipulation, all with the familiar Office look and feel you'd find on your desktop. Want to know more about these apps? Here are the top features.

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Daniel P. Howley, LAPTOP Senior Writer
A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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  • Mizzo Says:

    I was waiting for this release only to be hugely disappointed. I require the equation editor that comes with word only to find it has not been included. Going back to my Surface for real productivity. This is a watered down version of the office suite!

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