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Microsoft's (MSFT) Office 2013 pricing reveals a stronger emphasis on multi-device support and...

Microsoft's (MSFT) Office 2013 pricing reveals a stronger emphasis on multi-device support and cloud/mobile app bundling. A Home Premium version will be available for a $100/year subscription that covers 5 PCs, and comes with monthly Skype minutes and extra SkyDrive storage. A Small Business Premium version costs $150/year/user and comes with free Exchange and SharePoint storage. Both plans include support for "select smartphones and tablets." Meanwhile, pricing for non-subscription versions of Office 2013 is up 10%-14% over Office 2010.
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  • KevinRemde
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    The pricing for home users is a "no-brainer" if you have a couple of PCs at home. Check out Paul Thurrott's excellent summary of the new pricing:
    18 Sep 2012, 11:11 AM Reply Like
  • wigit5
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    rjgood is right great article link thanks KevinRemde, the fact that you can sub for 7 years and get all the updates and upgraded versions over those 7 years is pretty much a no brain-er... now to figure out how I can split it with my family as I only have two computers in the house, and plan on getting a surface pro tablet.


    100$ divided by 5 computers yeah it's much better.
    18 Sep 2012, 12:20 PM Reply Like
  • wigit5
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    I feel like it's too good to be true whats the catch?
    18 Sep 2012, 12:25 PM Reply Like
  • adeberry
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    Subscription is the future of the business and allows more responsive updates, maintenance, and sales. It's a better way of doing business and a win-win for MSFT and customers. More innovative and for a good price.
    29 Jan 2013, 07:20 PM Reply Like
  • rjgood
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    Great link, thanks for that info. Since you get 5 licenses, it really makes sense for a household or a small business.
    18 Sep 2012, 11:30 AM Reply Like
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    Dividend increase announcement imminent.


    Better than expected.
    18 Sep 2012, 02:20 PM Reply Like
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