Should you buy Microsoft Office or subscribe to it?

These days you can buy Office 2016 outright or subscribe to Office 365. Which is right for you? To being with, let’s be clear about the naming of the products. “Microsoft Office 2016” refers to the latest version of Office when bought outright. Bought in this manner, you are not entitled to ongoing product updates. …
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Office 365 Re-visited

Why would you upgrade to Office 365? A while ago, I blogged about Office 365, pointing out that in this version you no longer purchase the software outright, but license the use of it via a monthly or annual subscription. I have no doubt that this change is intended to increase Microsoft’s sales. Let’s face …
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Buying Office 2013

Have Microsoft released a product they don’t want us to buy? Years ago it was usual to buy Microsoft Office “bundled in” with a new computer. You acquired the package cheaper than buying it separately but it was only licensed for that specific computer: you couldn’t transfer it to a new computer later on. Fair …
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