It’s just too late: Microsoft reveals Office for iPad

Does anyone else think that this simply took way too long?  The iPhone version of Microsoft’s Office suite launched last June, and many hoped that the company was working on an iPad version. Well, they were, and it’s finally here. (more…)

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Photowall for iOS turns the Chromecast into a photo frame

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Google today released Photowall, an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that allows you to display your photos on any TV connected to a Chromecast. In my testing, Photowall is very slick, and makes the Chromecast that much more useful. It’s great to see that its features are being expanded beyond the initial streaming video support. For $35, the Chromecast is quickly becoming the best way to display content on your TV.

[App Store]

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Samsung attacks iPad in latest TV ad

Samsung has uploaded a new one-minute advertisement to its YouTube channel entitled “it can do that,” in which the South Korean company expressively bashes the iPad in favor of its own Galaxy Pro Series tablets. Samsung refers to the iPad as being unable to do more than one thing at a time, while emphasizing that the Galaxy Pro Series tablets have higher resolution screens than Apple’s well-known Retina display. That’s the tip of the iceberg…  (more…)

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Best Buy to show off Galaxy S5 ahead of launch

Samsung Galaxy S5While the Samsung Galaxy S5 does not hit the shelves until April 11th, that isn’t stopping big box electronics retailer Best Buy from showcasing the new smartphone ahead of time.

Beginning on Friday, several of the retail chain’s locations will place product samples of the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch on display for demonstrative purposes. Around 100 stores in 30 markets across the United States will have the samples on hand…  (more…)

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Samsung bashes iPad, Kindle, Surface in new ad

Samsung this morning uploaded a new advertisement to its YouTube channel, which outlines all of the advantages the Samsung Galaxy Pro Series has over its competitors. Points made include device’s higher pixel density, its ability to multitask, as well as the fact that you don’t need a variety of accessories to use the device.

Samsung has quite a history in chastising its competitors in advertisements, so this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Motorola teases the Moto360 smartwatch

Motorola teases the Moto360 smartwatch

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Motorola today teased the Moto360, the first announced wearable device to make use of Android Wear. Details are light on the device itself, but it looks great from the teaser images. The Moto360 should be available sometime in the summer in a variety of styles.

Oh iWatch, where are you?

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Microsoft OneNote now available for the Mac

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Microsoft has released OneNote, its note-taking app, for the Mac. The program is available for free on the Mac App Store. Ironically, or perhaps not, Apple has even listed the app as its Editor’s Choice pick of the week, giving Microsoft’s product prime placement on the Mac App Store.

If you take notes and tend to work in the Microsoft ecosystem, grab it.

[Mac App Store]

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Microsoft could unveil Office for iPad on March 27th

Office-Word-iPadFollowing decades of leadership under Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, Microsoft is now headed by a new CEO named Satya Nadella. Despite being on the job for a short amount of time, Nadella is preparing for his first live interview at a so-called special event. And he could enter the scene with a bang…  (more…)

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