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Microsoft Office for Android is now free

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by 4 months ago
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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.

The Chromebook Pixel project: day-to-day

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by 1 year ago
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If we’re going to consider this as a solo machine, we’ll have to tackle the issue of work productivity. If there is one compromise that simply can’t be made, it’s here. You can’t very well stop doing something just because a Chromebook won’t, but you may also be surprised at what is possible.

Google is on a shopping spree – what does it mean for Android?

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by 2 years ago
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In addition to that exaggeratedly priced $12.5 billion Motorola acquisition, which has been recently approved by Chinese regulators – the last obstacle Google had to overcome to go through with the merger – Google has made a variety of much cheaper acquisitions lately. But to what end? What is Google planning? Are these recent purchases related to Android? Are the related to Google+ or other Google products? Since Android is a core product for Google’s long-term business strategy – but so is Google+ for that matter – it’s easy to assume that any purchase the company is making is somehow…

Google buys QuickOffice to enhance Google Docs on mobile devices

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by 2 years ago
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Google has just made a very important acquisition today. They’ve bought the QuickOffice mobile app, which is known as one of the very best, if not the best mobile office applications on any mobile platform. Along with the technology, Google also acquired the team behind it, a very experienced group of people that have been working on QuickOffice probably for more than a decade. QuickOffice is probably the oldest mobile office app, and has been around since the early days of Symbian. QuickOffice was one of the first apps to make possible viewing and editing Office documents for many phones…