In a blog post today, Google has announced that Quickoffice is now free to download for iOS and Android. Google also concedes that not everyone has “gone Google” yet, and the ‘.doc’ holdouts don’t make it easy for those who have.
Google has started encrypting the all the data written to disk via its Google Cloud Storage service, however the keys are automatically managed by Google making it irrelevant if Google was forced by law to hand of the data and keys,
This time, Microsoft takes dead aim at Docs. Rather than tout the benefits of actually using Office versus Docs, Microsoft has instead enlisted D-List celebrities to convince us that Docs is a “gamble”. Is it a gamble?