When Apple announced that its iWork suite would be bundled, free of charge, with new iOS and Mac devices, it seemingly slammed the door on Microsoft’s Office ambitions for the iPad. How could Microsoft bring its pricey Office suite into a world of free (and almost free) apps?
The answer: Outdo iWork in both form and function. Apple aims to make Pages, Numbers, and Keynote the most beautiful office software for iPad and other Apple devices. With Office for iPad, Microsoft bids to steal that crown.