Report: Microsoft Office Coming To The iPhone And iPad Early Next Year

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The long-rumoured iPhone and iPad version of Microsoft Office will launch in early 2013, reports Tom Warren of The Verge.An Android version will launch a few months later, likely by May 2013.

But it sounds like Office for Android and iOS will be a watered down version of the apps on Microsoft’s mobile devices. You’ll only be able to view documents with the free version, not edit them.

If you want to edit documents, you’ll have to purchase a subscription to Microsoft’s Office 365 service. But even then, you only get basic editing features. Warren reports that it won’t be a full version of Office.

Read more about Office on iOS and Android on The Verge >

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