It’s a beautiful Saturday evening in Spring, and I’m writing blog posts on Word for iPad. Yes, my life is that dull, but Word for iPad gives my life a little spark. Microsoft resuscitated itself with Office for iPad.
Everything about Office for iPad makes business life better. o Word o Excel o Powerpoint o OneDrive
The view is gorgeous, clean, and far more focused than the desktop version of the Office suite.
Whether I create a document on my laptop (Windows 8.1), Office for the Web (Linux), or iPad, they land immediately on OneDrive. I can start a document at lunch on the iPad and pick it up on my laptop back in the office.
Same goes for PowerPoint and Excel documents. Plus, there’s the focus. Look at that screenshot of Word for iPad. It’s clean and beautiful. The formatting functions are just write—not too sparse, but nothing extra. A simple touch opens a dropdown with more formatting options:
Again, it’s clean and beautiful.Excel and PowerPoint look and work just as well:
Thanks, Microsoft. Office for iPad is a game changer.