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Microsoft product manager claims Office 2013 for iOS and Android coming in March

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We’ve heard for a while that Microsoft is developing native Office 2013 apps for iOS and Android, and a Microsoft product manager seemingly confirmed, yet again, that these apps would arrive shortly.

Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek reportedly told Czech website IHNED that Microsoft’s native Office apps for iOS and Android would be available in March 2013.

However, Microsoft HQ would not confirm or deny if Bobek’s statement was accurate. A company spokesperson sent us the following carefully worded statement:

We have nothing to announce today about retail availability of the new Office. As we shared previously, Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones, Android phones and iOS, and we have nothing additional to announce.

Translation (as far as I can tell): Yes, we’re working on Office apps for iOS and Android. We’ll let you know when we’re ready.


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