Office for the iPad has been rumored for many years now, but it appears Microsoft is finally ready to unveil the product later this month. According to reports, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will himself demo the product marking his first major public appearance since becoming CEO. Yesterday, Microsoft sent out press invites for an event in San Fransisco on March 27th and Microsoft is expected to unveil Office for iPad on that day.
The Verge reported the below,
We understand the iPad variant of Office will be similar to the iPhone version, and will require an Office 365 subscription for editing. We’re told that document creation and editing is fully supported for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps. Overall, the interface and features are expected to be similar to the existing iPhone version.
Nadella’s unveiling of Office for iPad will be the first major press event for the new CEO.
Microsoft to also talk about the freemium business model at the event.
Source: The Verge