Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jul 2012 22:24 UTC
Features, Office Microsoft has released a consumer preview for Office 2013. Highlighting the age-old internal tug-of-war between the Office and Windows divisions within Microsoft, it's just a desktop application, no Metro, and the only nod to that whole touch/tablet-thing is a special mode that does very little. So, Windows 8 is just around the corner, and still not a single serious Metro application. Not even Microsoft's own flagship suite - heck, not even a single application within that suite - could be adapted to Metro in time. Serious vote of confidence from the Office division there.
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RE: Good thing
by ebasconp on Tue 17th Jul 2012 02:52 UTC in reply to "Good thing"
ebasconp
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2006-05-09

Actually it would be a good thing if MS-Office was not ported to Metro.


Actually, MS needs to provide some Office-like app for its ARM-based Windows 8; so a Windows Office port, an "Office-Express" metro app or something cloud based must be in the MS plans.

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