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Can it be used with Outlook?
I use my iPad, my Android phone, and my iPhone quite nicely with their native email apps and the Exchange server I use as part of my Office 365 subscription. Even so, I use Outlook as a production environment, a correspondence database going back to 2002, and a planner.
Transitioning off of Outlook to something else would be difficult and isn't something that would be worth my time, so how do our tablets do here?
64-bit iPad 5: No. The iPad has a number of great email apps and Office clones, but none are able to hold the gigabytes of data I keep in my Outlook data store.
Surface 2 RT: Yes, finally. The Surface RT didn't support Outlook. Why? Nobody knows. It was another baffling decision on the part of Microsoft. However, the Surface 2 RT does support Outlook, so there's actually a check in the win column for the RT.
Surface 2 Pro: Yes, but of course.