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App Store subscription fatigue: Avoiding being bled to death

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I saw a really interesting app for my Mac the other day that I'd love to use. It looks cool and does useful things. What stopped me in my tracks, however, is that the developer priced the app as an annual subscription. Subscriptions for apps that don't need subscriptions have become so common that at this point, I practically consider it a selling point when a dev charges a one-time fee for a perpetual license.

Microsoft is removing Office 365 device install limits

On Oct. 2, Microsoft plans on increasing the number of devices you can use with Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscriptions. On that date, you can install the apps on an unlimited number of devices. Additionally, you may be signed into at many as five of those devices at the same time, according to news first posted on Microsoft's Tech Community website, 

Microsoft releases Office 2016 for Mac to Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft on Thursday announced the release of Office 2016 for Mac. This marks the first major Mac release of the popular software suite since Office 2011, and it's now available for download in 140 countries, for Office 365 subscribers.

"Unmistakably Office, designed for Mac," said Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate VP of Office Client Applications and Services. It includes new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote, as well as a number of improvements.

Microsoft releases ‘Office Delve’ app for iPhone

Building upon its already enormous library of iOS software, Microsoft on Tuesday released 'Office Delve' for iPhone. The app serves as a mobile client to Microsoft's Office Delve service, which connects Office users to relevant people and documents.

The official tagline of the iPhone app is "find and discover documents through people you work with." Microsoft says the app will allow you to see what you and your colleagues are working on across Office 365 and suggest relevant documents to you.

Microsoft treats all Office 365 subscribers to unlimited OneDrive storage, no strings attached

If you were sitting on the fence of subscribing to Office 365 just to gain editing functionality in Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for the iPad, Microsoft has an offer that will knock your socks off.

All Office 365 subscribers now get unlimited OneDrive storage with their service, the team announced Monday.

Yup, storage limits just became a thing of the past.

And with the recently reduced monthly subscriptions now available as In-App Purchases in Office for iPad, you'll have unlimited OneDrive space for your photos, videos and other documents for as low as seven bucks per month. Again, that's unlimited OneDrive storage and Office from $7 per month.