While some of us are happy with our iPads and playing Angry Birds on them, some people may actually use the tablets for work. Apparently that work is hampered by the lack of Microsoft Office in an iPad version.


However, it is speculated that Microsoft would make billions if they would bring their product to the popular Apple slate. The info comes fron a Morgan Stanley analyst and the finance firm’s Adam Holt is claiming that if the product is priced at $60 it would reach about 30% of iPad users. Being bought by them it would bring a whooping $2.5 billion to the Redmond software giant.

Of course there are other options out there, even some Apple productivity tools, but they are not as competitive as the full Office package, that by the way is in the making for iOS. Microsoft is a software company first and foremost, so they can’t really be keeping software from generating them some serious profit. Then again they may only want it for Windows 8 slates…