While it may appear that Apple’s Keynote and Microsoft PowerPoint have presentation solutions pretty well sewn up on iPad, both pale in comparison to the respective desktop versions. The makers of one cloud-connected app — Flowboard — have turned these limitations into an opportunity to deliver desktop-class tools on tablets.
Have a story to tell but overwhelmed by the challenge of how to get started? Adobe wants to lend a hand in getting your voice heard with a new cutting-edge iPad app that takes the drudgery out of storytelling process.
Although many use Office for everyday word processing and number crunching tasks, there’s a substantial contingent of customers who live and breathe the presentation leg of Microsoft’s productivity tripod, which has finally made an impressive (though somewhat handicapped) transition to mobile. Together with Word and Excel, PowerPoint for iPad makes up Microsoft’s newly mobilized Office trilogy. This trio of apps features a touchscreen user interface often slicker than their desktop equivalents, but more importantly, documents can be opened and edited with complete confidence that they’ll look exactly as they do on Mac or PC.
Time may have cemented Steve Jobs' legendary unveiling of the Macintosh on January 24, 1984 as a legendary moment in computer history, but a recently unearthed video shows how the Apple co-founder did it all again less than a week later.
Those who live and breathe presentation software like Microsoft PowerPoint or Apple’s Keynote have little trouble working up great-looking slide decks with minimal effort. Meanwhile, the rest of us struggle to find the right backgrounds, graphics, and fonts for effectively conveying our message – a task now made effortless with Haiku Deck. Available free for iPad, Haiku Deck uses slick themes to help users create stunning presentations in as little time as possible.