» ‘Tell me again why we need Office on the iPad?’

Matt Baxter-Reynolds writing for ZDNet:

If I were on Microsoft’s exec team, I’d be more worried about introducing Office for iPad than not. Not for any reasons about cannibalising sales — but rather because it puts the spotlight on whether Office is destined to become the niche specialty device that the PC is.

Because, you know, it really is.

He seems to have defined the iPad as a “play” device where as I would argue it’s actually just a simpler device, but as to his conclusion about Office, I would concur.