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Microsoft releases Word, PowerPoint and Excel for iOS

After a lot of rumors about Microsoft about to launch the Office suite to iOS, it happened. Alongside OneNote (which was already on App Store and updated to a new look), Word, PowerPoint and Excel make their appearance totally for free but with a gap; you need to be a regular subscriber to Office 365™ to create, edit and share documents within the application. Otherwise, they’ll work in read-only mode preventing any modification. This on the iPad.

With some astonishment too, a few days later this restriction has been removed from their respective for iPhone. Exactly, if you intend using Office on iPhone you won’t be forced to purchase a subscription that goes for 99,99€. Microsoft says that it was purely a question of balancing App Store and Windows Phone users as on the last one it has always been like that. Read More…

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Facebook purchases Whatsapp for 19 billion dollars

Whatsapp Messenger (horizontal logo)

Actually, sixteen billion are going to be paid in titles, three in cash, but they are still nineteen billion of dollars from Facebook to purchase Whatsapp, the ever growing instant messaging application that has already reached the 450 million number of users, growing by one million per day, estimated to reach the first billion number by the end of the year. Facebook continues its pursuit to expand itself out of social network boundaries; Instagram for picture sharing acquired for more than 700 million dollars, a pity compared, Whatsapp for instant messaging after failing purchasing Snapchat. Read More…

Realmac is bringing Clear free for one day to fill the gap with Clear+

Clear

Do you like Clear?, I do. If so, you’ll be happy to know that Realmac (creators of RapidWeaver 5 between the others) are going to make Clear soon available for free on the App Store for 24 hours. Considering that it has never been made available in the past on the App Store, it would be the best moment to pick it up.

The purpose being of filling the gap between Clear and Clear+. When iOS 7 was officially released last autumn, Clear was removed from the App Store to make room for Clear+, a new universal application ready for it but with a tremendous spike in the neck, as it was a paid upgrade for users who already purchased the previous version. From that moment, the older one didn’t receive any further updates, nevertheless the people still on it. Read More…

Paper will forever change the way you use Facebook on your iPhone

Introducing Paper from Facebook on Vimeo.

Let’s say it. Facebook mobile apps hasn’t ever been the jack of all trades point to users seeking to stay connected on the go. Nevertheless the continuous updates to match iOS change of looks, it is still some sort of clunky to browse in and rather inefficient to scroll through stories. Read More…

Apple releases public betas of Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud

Today everyone got a hefty surprise on their accounts at icloud.com. More specifically, Apple decided to publicly release the online apps for Pages, Numbers and Keynote. These works seamlessly with iCloud and adds up the Web to supported platforms for iWork suite after OS X and iOS.

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