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OfficeSuite Professional 7 (Android) Free on Amazon.com Today
amazon.com ^ | 3/24/2014 | Vanity

Posted on 03/24/2014 12:51:37 PM PDT by ransomnote

The link leads to the Amazon.com product description page. I haven't tried the app before but it looks like something I've been wanting and I thought I would spread the word.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: amazon; android; apps

1 posted on 03/24/2014 12:51:37 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Thanks!


2 posted on 03/24/2014 1:02:56 PM PDT by buridan
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To: ransomnote

Thanks for the heads up!


3 posted on 03/24/2014 1:06:17 PM PDT by prisoner6 (FREEDOM)
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To: ransomnote

” I haven’t tried the app before but it looks like something I’ve been wanting and I thought I would spread the word.”

Try it and let us know how it compares to Polaris Office.


4 posted on 03/24/2014 1:06:48 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: ransomnote

I look on the site everyday to see what is “app of the day”, today was not that day. So thanks for posting.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 1:07:21 PM PDT by rineaux
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To: ransomnote

Spreadsheets on my Droid-X are a real bitch to create.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 1:13:20 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: ransomnote

Last time something was suggested ‘free from amazon’ on here, asmazon demanded that I do a complete registration, with all information, before i get whatever it was they were handing out.

An office suite for a smartphone? I don’t see the benefit in that, with the limitations of smartphone plan gigabytes.

A smartphone may have fancy gigawhoseits, but it’s still just a phone, not a laptop or a desktop computer. Oh, and for the record, an electronic ‘pad’ ain’t a laptop, either. It MIGHT be a phone, but for me, it’s got the same allure of a crack whore.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 1:16:33 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: ransomnote; a fool in paradise

Microsoft Excel on my telephone? Why not, the rotary dial has all the numbers. What else will they think about?


8 posted on 03/24/2014 1:20:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Badwhereas things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: Terry L Smith

I use a phablet (Samsung Note II) and want the ability to use office suites in moments of need. I’d never prefer to use a phone for such tasks but there are times when I need to.
Since I haven’t used an office suite on a phone yet, I can’t say how it will impact my gigas but I never come close to using the amount my plan offers (even at minimum level is 2gigas) by surfing and I hope to use the App to develop small bits of needed info on the “desktop” so I don’t plan to send large chunks of data.

I’m not a phone enthusiast really; I haven’t gotten into the Android platform much and am currently only using a fraction of my phone’s capabilities but there are times when I need the ability to turn some data around or view some data. Perhaps if only to help me feel like less of an idiot when I am seen holding a paperback book sized phablet to my head for conversation. ;)


9 posted on 03/24/2014 1:24:16 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: TexasGator

I probably should have mentioned that my Android level is best described as “N00b”; I haven’t tried Polaris.


10 posted on 03/24/2014 1:25:20 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: Terry L Smith

Not just smartphones use Android.

Both my tablet and tv do; I’m installing the app on both.

And both have wireless keyboards used as needed.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 1:27:09 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture)
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To: ransomnote

Excellent.

didn’t know there was anythign like this available for Nook and sure enough there is but, it’s a paid version.

If they can offer this, then the Nook becomes more than a brick most of thyme.

Just called B&N and they say they do offer “Free Friday” and there may very well be a version they offer on this as a response.


12 posted on 03/24/2014 1:39:23 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Terry L Smith

What does your plan have to do with anything?

honest question...

thnx


13 posted on 03/24/2014 1:40:52 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Bada Bing!!!

Just what the Dr. Ordered!

I was spying a Samsung last night at Costco and now I don’t need it.

Would be nice if I could copy/paste in the web browser but, I’ll live without it for now...


14 posted on 03/24/2014 1:46:51 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Terry L Smith

“An office suite for a smartphone? I don’t see the benefit in that, with the limitations of smartphone plan gigabytes.”

We have two lines unlimited for $60 per month. However, 95% of our data is wifi.


15 posted on 03/24/2014 1:58:06 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: Vendome

Nookies everywhere will celebrate if they do!


16 posted on 03/24/2014 1:58:22 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

I see from the comments on the product page that the suite will work offline: “I put the phone in airplane mode and all works fine. “


17 posted on 03/24/2014 2:12:45 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: martin_fierro; Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ...

Thanks ransomnote.


18 posted on 03/24/2014 2:12:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: TexasGator

This is what the Boss (read wifey) had to say. She has an ASUS transformer tablet with the keyboard

Oh wow, Polaris can’t hold a candle to this. LOVE IT. Thank you for sending this to me. I be a happy girl. That was the one thing I didn’t like about my toy - that I didn’t have an office suite that read Word. Yippee!


19 posted on 03/24/2014 2:18:01 PM PDT by RGF
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To: Vendome

“Excellent.

didn’t know there was anythign like this available for Nook and sure enough there is but, it’s a paid version.

If they can offer this, then the Nook becomes more than a brick most of thyme.

Just called B&N and they say they do offer “Free Friday” and there may very well be a version they offer on this as a response.”

I found what I think is a better program, and it is available to the Nook for free. Look for Kingsoft Office Suite in the Google “Play” store on your Nook.


20 posted on 03/24/2014 2:19:54 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: ransomnote

If a woman uses a Nook, is she a nookie?

I want to be at the nookie celebration, it sounds too good to miss.


21 posted on 03/24/2014 2:41:42 PM PDT by webheart (Watch out for the bots! They will disagree with you!)
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To: TexasRepublic

spoke with a Nook Nerd and he says to check back on Fridays.

They respond to Amazon all the time.

I did download the trial version and it’s just what i wanted.


22 posted on 03/24/2014 2:41:45 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: TexasRepublic

Ooops!!!

Thought you were responding to my post and I didn’t see you had copy/pasted.

thnx


23 posted on 03/24/2014 2:48:55 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: webheart

;)


24 posted on 03/24/2014 3:06:03 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote
Thanks for the heads-up. Come to find out my phone is incompatible (running Android 2.3) Saved in my apps for future use (which may spur an upgrade in the near future.)
25 posted on 03/24/2014 7:02:16 PM PDT by hughesm1 (The Tree of Liberty is getting mighty thirsty.)
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To: TexasGator

TexasGator wrote:
“We have two lines unlimited for $60 per month. However, 95% of our data is wifi.”

I’m out here in what is not ‘the big city’, and I’m paying for my phone over $125/a month.


26 posted on 03/24/2014 7:31:47 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Vendome

Vendome wrote:
“What does your plan have to do with anything?

honest question...

thnx”

My retort is:
“You must not have to look at the bill!”


27 posted on 03/24/2014 7:33:23 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: ransomnote

I have Polaris, OfficeSuite and Docs To Go, but I really like the rendering of Google’s QuickOffice.


28 posted on 03/24/2014 7:47:34 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked..." - BHO)
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To: Terry L Smith

LOL!

well, the file is only 25 meg. It won’t impact your usage.

Unless you don’t have a data plan.

Would you want to use Office Pro on a tablet, Nook or your phone?

If it’s just for your phone, it’s only practical for occasional manipulation of files.

If you need it to create files, then you would need at least a tablet.

I downloaded it to my phone and my Nook.

I need it for occassions when I don’t feel like running my laptop.


29 posted on 03/24/2014 9:46:19 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Vendome wrote:
“LOL!

well, the file is only 25 meg. It won’t impact your usage.

Unless you don’t have a data plan.

Would you want to use Office Pro on a tablet, Nook or your phone?

If it’s just for your phone, it’s only practical for occasional manipulation of files.

If you need it to create files, then you would need at least a tablet.

I downloaded it to my phone and my Nook.

I need it for occassions when I don’t feel like running my laptop.”

Electronic reading machines, like ‘the nook’, will never replace either hardbound, softbound, trade paperback books, or comic books, wrongly called ‘graphic novels’, just thicker.

Since the onset of electronic keyboardless devices, also known as ‘tablets’, (again a throwback to a yellow pad of paper), there sure has arisen an aftermarket flood of “tablet compatible kepboards”! Wonder why?

I started using laptop computers, not for their portability, but because it took less physical space in my work den. You see, I still view a laptop, as “an upgrade” from my original ‘reporter’s portable typewriter’ - no AC plug needed.

I have been around these electronic computational machines, since the days of the Univac 1050-II. I have worked around, and programmed similar machines made by HP, when a 1 gigabyte hard metallic removable packwas used, or the D.E.C. PDP-11, which had what resembled those hard-cased carriers of 45 rpm single LP’s with the handle on top, but instead had several smaller hard discs inside, with the motors and arm mechanisms, internally.

I have no need for word-processing programs, other than my RTF-generating ‘Rough Draft’. I can send those awaiting my little manuscripts, those said files in that form, and all is well.

After re-writing foreign ISO standards for American aerospace industries, who for over 40 years, WERE THE STANDARDS, and re-writing military standards to ISO standards; writing and getting published, when there were more houses to send to - than today; attempting to teach dullard nitwits who were passed grade to grade through LSU - and could not tell me what they did for a job in five sentences, I have been successfully retired for some time now.

I have always ‘kept my own books’ in pen and ink, so no ‘Access’ needed there.

I have a collegiate Webster’s, and a collegiate Roget’s on the shelf, as well as that 35 pound Oxford publication, if I should doubt a word. No need for either Word, WordPerfect, or any subset, thereof.

In other words, “I’m good, thank you.”


30 posted on 03/25/2014 3:38:29 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Terry L Smith

LOL

I’m with you on its practical uses.


31 posted on 03/25/2014 4:26:31 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Terry L Smith

What kind of work do you do?


32 posted on 03/25/2014 5:40:49 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Vendome writes:
“What kind of work do you do?”

I don’t! I’m retired, and the rest you’ll have to file an FOIA paper, and wait 25 years.


33 posted on 03/26/2014 9:17:36 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Terry L Smith

LOL

Good for you.

Have a great day.


34 posted on 03/26/2014 11:59:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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