In this review we’ll check Microsoft Office for Android. After an announcement last week, Office is free to use for Android owners so let’s check it out!
This week in your world of Android: the HTC One (M8) finally launched, rumors of business features coming to Android surfaced, Google Now hit Chrome, Office for Android went free, Facebook bought VR startup Oculus, and news broke that Google mandates OEMs to use “Powered by Android” on boot screens.
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This week we talk about Microsoft Office going free, Portal for Android, Link Bubble, Spotify discounts, and more Android apps you shouldn’t miss!
Microsoft just made Office Mobile for Android free for home use. The app itself, available on Android since July of 2013, was always free, but it previously required a subscription to Microsoft’s Office 365 suite of cloud-based productivity tools.
Microsoft Office for Android (Office Mobile) is available as a free download from the Google Play Store, but the app has certain limitations for the moment.
Heads up: Google’s solving the “Office problem” by introducing in-browser native editing.
Microsoft Office finally arrived on iOS but with a limited feature set and no tablet compatibility. When will the service be available for Android as well?
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?
In line with Microsoft’s aim of encouraging on-the-go content creation for everyone, it is currently working on rolling out much-needed Office Web Apps compatibility with Android-powered tablets. Will you use it?
Microsoft Office for Android and iOS is now rumored to launch in fall 2014, according to a new report based on reportedly leaked product roadmap.