"That will bring the Windows side of things more in line with what the software maker has done with its recent Office releases for iOS and Android, where most core features are free, with some advanced features requiring an Office 365 subscription.Microsoft Makes Office Free for Small PCs and Tablets | Re/code
“Based on our research, we are classifying anything with a screen size of 10.1 inches or less as a true mobile device: You’re probably using it on the go, when it’s not practical to use a larger computing device such as a PC or a Mac. You probably aren’t using a mouse or a keyboard, instead navigating via touch interface,” Microsoft corporate VP Kirk Koenigsbauer said in a blog post."
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Microsoft Makes Office Free for Small PCs and Tablets | Re/code
Non-freemium/premium, subscription-only benefits include "more robust editing and authoring features in the Office apps, 1TB of OneDrive storage and 60 minutes of Skype unlimited worldwide calling per month" (quoting from the Microsoft blog post referenced below)