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Microsoft gone Freemium: How to edit Office files in Dropbox on your smartphone or Tablet
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Microsoft gone Freemium: How to edit Office files in Dropbox on your smartphone or Tablet

Have Microsoft Office 360 on your smartphone or Tablet as described in my article Microsoft to introduce Office to Apple iPad on Thursday March 27th 2014??? Especially now that the Microsoft Office 360 since Thursday October 6th 2014 has gone the way of the freemium model and has split into three (3) separate Apps for Apple iPhone users i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with upgrades to better features costing only US$6.99 per month? But you’re unable to edit them ‘cause you never though to get Microsoft OneDrive Cloud storage to store all those documents? If you’re a Dropbox fan and you use if for everything from storing School notes, streaming music to even hosting your Reflection, as in the case of my aptly-titled Reflection with themed “Lindsworth Deer’s MICO Wars The Teacher F...
In-App Purchasing falters as Freemium In-App Advertising Rises
Gadgets, Video Games, Internet

In-App Purchasing falters as Freemium In-App Advertising Rises

“This suggests that – as we have previously noted - the early days of life are absolutely vital when it comes to ‘converting’ Freemium players on mobile. It is imperative to make every effort to put the right experiences and offers in front of players from the very moment they begin play in order to maximize the revenue generated in what can be a very short window.” Excerpt from a study by Swrve, Game Developer Consultant conducted in the First Quarter of 2014 For those of you aspiring Video Game Developers planning to use the Freemium Gaming Model as described in Smartphones and Apps – Freemium Games are No. 1, be it for Desktop or for Mobile, I have some very bad news. First Console Gaming is dead and dying thanks to Tablets and UltraBooks i.e. Ultrathin, lightweight Gaming Laptop...
Microsoft Flight Simulator goes Freemium – Phoenix takes Flight in the Spring of 2012
Video Games

Microsoft Flight Simulator goes Freemium – Phoenix takes Flight in the Spring of 2012

From my previous article Minecraft Apple iPhone and iPad making brick building Games Social, you can see how fan support, especially from rabid, half-crazed fans who apparently have Acme Acres of free time on their hands, can propel a Gaming Cinderella to the darling of the Social Gaming elites. Interesting, as Minecraft is a Premium subscription Game. Support of another type too, this time of the increasingly popular Freemium Gaming model, can also propel games to stratospheric heights of super stardom, most notable example being Angry Birds. After all, aside from giving away money (Gold perhaps?) what else can beat Free? With some hard numbers from analyst Flurry to back up the increasing popularity of the Freemium gaming model, especially among Game Developers and Publishers as note...