“The times they really are ‘a-changin” as Apple begins selling Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions as optional extras to customers ordering a new iPad Pro through the Apple Store,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.
“Apple is offering Office as a point of sale accessory to iPad Pro purchasers (and purchasers of all other iPad models),” Evans writes. “The steady erosion of traditional PC markets has had consequences on Apple’s old ‘frenemy’ in Redmond, and Apple’s increasing market share in every category means Microsoft must supply software to iOS and OS X platforms.”
Evans writes, “Microsoft has become an Apple accessory maker…”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Use Apple’s iWork. It’s far less expensive than Microsoft’s subscriptionware and works seamlessly with Apple devices.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]