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Microsoft launches Office for Android tablet preview, updates iOS apps

Microsoft launched a suite of Office apps for iPads earlier this year. Now the company is bringing its new Office apps to iPhones and Android tablets… although the Android versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are still in the “preview” stages. Full versions are expected to launch in early 2015. Microsoft is also updating its […]

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Lilbits (4-29-2014): Cheap(er) Kindles

Been holding off on picking up a Kindle eReader because the $69 starting price seems a bit steep? Amazon’s selling the latest Kindle for just $49. The Kindle Paperwhite is also $20 off this week, with a starting price of $99. Sure, it’s twice as expensive, but that’s still a pretty good deal for a […]

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Lilbits (4-14-2014): MS Office for Chrome (kinda)

Microsoft may want you to pay $99 per year or more to use Office 365. But Office isn’t the only game in town these days, and over the past few years Microsoft has been working to make its free, cloud-based version of Office a bit more competitive with Google Docs and other free alternatives. Now […]

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Lilbits (4-04-2014): Inside the Fire TV, Cyanogen’s new image

Amazon already told us that it’s new TV box has a Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage along with the ability to stream music and videos, play games, and run other apps. But that’s not good enough for the folks at repair shop iFixit — they want to see all those […]

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Microsoft Office for Windows touchscreen devices previewed

Microsoft may offer versions of its Office software for iPad, iPhone, Windows Phone, and Android. But the company still hasn’t released a version of Office for touchscreen tablet, notebook, and desktop computers running Windows 8.1. But the company’s working on a touch-friendly version of its Office suite, and Microsoft showed a preview today at the […]

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Microsoft Office Mobile hits Android (for Office 365 subscribers)

There’s no shortage of office apps for Android. QuickOffice, OfficeSuite Pro, Kingsoft Office, and many others (including Google Drive) have been letting Android phone and tablet users open and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents for years. Now there’s a new player in town — Microsoft. The company has finally brought a version of what’s […]

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Microsoft Office hits iOS… for subscribers only

Microsoft Office is finally available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. There’s just one catch: You can’t just buy the app and use it. It’s available as a free download from the App Store, but you’ll need an Office 365 subscription to use Excel, Word, and PowerPoint on an iOS device. The software’s optimized for […]