MS Office for free - on phones and pads

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MS Office for free - on phones and pads

Postby viking60 » 07 Nov 2014, 15:57

Microsoft has slaughtered a holy cow and accepted that people expect free apps for their phones and apps. There was not much point in paying for MS Office when they could use Google docs.
This goes for the private market only and only for pads and phones. You can have MS Office for iOS,Android and Windows.

The corporate customers will still have to pay for it.

To Use it you need an Microsoft account, but you do not have to pay anything. Naturally it will work the best with Office 365 so that Microsoft get to host your data on their servers.
The privacy of this is questionable even if Microsoft has the best intentions.
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Re: MS Office for free - on phones and pads

Postby R_Head » 07 Nov 2014, 20:13

I do not use Google docs and MS wants to safekeep my data... Yeah right.

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Re: MS Office for free - on phones and pads

Postby viking60 » 08 Nov 2014, 23:25

Yeah I guess leaving our data to US jurisdiction is not leaving it to the bad guys - but I don't want good guys watching me on the toilet either. :berserk2
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Re: MS Office for free - on phones and pads

Postby dedanna1029 » 28 Dec 2014, 21:47

Not to mention, why the hell would I want to use MS Office on my phone anyway, when there so many open-source alternatives that work so much better and aren't such huge programs for a phone, such as maybe this from earlier this year (although at the time it was huge; must get an update and see where it's at now).
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