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Apple Offers Microsoft Office 365 as an iPad Pro Accessory

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Apple Offers Microsoft Office 365 as an iPad Pro Accessory

Apple this morning began accepting pre-orders for the brand new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro in 13 territories overall. Surprisingly sufficient, the Apple Online Store gives iPad Pro consumers Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions as a advisable iPad accent.

Starting at $69.95 for a 1-yr subscription and one license, Office 365 provides customers get entry to to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and extra Microsoft services. If you wish to have to apply it to your Mac or PC, too, there’s a 5-license % for $99.95.

Although Apple gives its personal choice to Office within the iWork suite — which incorporates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote — it has obviously universal the truth that the overwhelming majority, in particular people who are or have been PC customers, favor Microsoft Office.

It is sensible to promote Office 365 subscriptions with its iPad lineup, then. Seeing that Office is to be had on iPad may just persuade extra PC house owners to modify, and making it simple to seek out — somewhat than looking to inspire customers to modify to iWork — gets rid of a large hurdle for shoppers.

It will have to be cited that at the same time as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and different productiveness apps from Microsoft are to be had loose at the App Store, house owners of the iPad Pro are required to sign up for Office 365 as a way to use those apps as a result of Microsoft’s coverage which treats greater pills as non-cellular units.

Office 365 subscriptions are to be had in the course of the In-App Purchase mechanism and get started at $6.99 for Office 365 Personal, which will give you get right of entry to to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and different Office apps on each your iPad and Mac.


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