Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Nov 2012 14:21 UTC
Microsoft Another (this time, unsurprising) scoop by The Verge: "Office Mobile will debut in the form of free apps that allow Android and iOS users to view Microsoft Office documents on the move. Like the existing SkyDrive and OneNote apps, Office Mobile will require a Microsoft account. On first launch, a Microsoft account will provide access to the basic viewing functionality in the apps. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents will all be supported, and edit functionality can be enabled with an Office 365 subscription." Smart move to get users to go subscription.
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RE: Can't wait to....
by StephenBeDoper on Thu 8th Nov 2012 21:34 UTC in reply to "Can't wait to...."
StephenBeDoper
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2005-07-06

"Yes, let's pay that monthly subscription so that I can finally use my 4 inch smartphone to write 300-pages report with tables, graphics, footnotes and styles"

.... said no one

Whose need does this fulfil, apart from Microsoft shareholders'?


If there are folks out there who want productivity software that's governed by cell carrier-style contracts (complete with minimum terms of 1 year & early termination penalties), then Office 365 is a great choice.

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