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Microsoft releases Office 365 Personal -- for iPad too

Newest Office 365 subscription plan is now available and includes iPads among supported devices.

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Microsoft boasts 12M Office for iPad downloads in one week

Users download the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps in force, but does this mean more Office 365 subscribers?

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New Xbox One TV controls rolling out

Microsoft releases more TV features to select Xbox Live members, Sony invents a pricey replacement for a legal pad, and LG sees a bright future in an OLED lamp.

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Office, iWork, Drive, and OpenOffice: Which productivity suite is right for you?

You have several software options when you need to create a document or build a slideshow. We help you figure out which one best fits your needs.

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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

HTC comes out with another beautiful phone. Microsoft finally puts Office on the iPad. Beats is still charging top dollar for decent headphones, and CNET's Appliances reviewers are still finding the best large plug-in-able objects for your home. These are the products that earned top ratings this week.

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

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Windows XP's retirement driving PC demand in US, says Citi

Businesses are finally getting around to upgrading the decade-plus-old XP operating system. This is boosting PC demand in the US and other mature markets, says Citi.

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Kensington KeyFolio helps unlock my iPad's productivity

Tablets generally are better for browsing than for getting work done, but a Bluetooth keyboard accessory dramatically improves the iPad's utility, CNET's Stephen Shankland finds.

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Office for iPad fills the gap between the desktop and Office Mobile for iPhone

With the addition of souped-up Office apps for iPad, Microsoft's case for Office on any device suddenly becomes much more clear.

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With Office for iPad, Microsoft pushing subscription-first future

Microsoft's "freemium" switch for Office on iOS is one of the last remaining keys to the company's biggest pricing change in years.

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Is Office for iPad a bigger boost for Microsoft or Apple?

The first product announced by Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, targets customers of Apple. CNET's Sumi Das takes a look at the new Word, Excel, and Powerpoint apps for iPad.

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Photo tagging comes to Twitter

Photo tags come to Twitter, Office arrives on the iPad and Spotify prepares for an IPO.

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