Microsoft Office Mobile goes free for Android smartphones


Amidst all the excitement of MicrosoftOffice coming to the iPad, someone forgot to relay in big, boldletters that Microsoft Office Mobile for Android went completely free(for home use) today! Previously, the suite was a $10 a monthsubscription offering.

There is a catch, though - it only runson smartphones. If the app detects you are working on a tablet, itwill refuse to install. That's unfortunate, because even 5 to5.5-inch smartphone displays still feel somewhat small forcomfortable document editing. But we assume owners of the Xperia ZUltra and similar tablet-phones will be pretty happy with OfficeMobile.

MS's mobile Office suite is integratedwith OneDrive and SharePoint, supports editing of documents frome-mail attachments, and is designed to look as good as possible onsmall screens. A particularly nifty feature is Resume Reading - Whenopening a Word document from OneDrive or OneDrive for Business onyour phone, it automatically resumes at the place where you left offreading, even if you last viewed the document on your PC or tablet.It's little gems like this that make Office work more comfortablethan ever.

You can find Office Mobile in the linkbelow.

Download Office Mobile (free): Android

via Phandroid

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