Microsoft Office mobile is now free: Read about that in the December Digital Edition.

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In the December issue

Microsoft releases the mobile version of its Office suite for free. We explain what you get and what you don't. 

Also in the December Digital Edition:

• Quality of Service explained: Discover why routers with strong QoS make better home networks. 

Phablet vs. mini-tablet: As phones grow and tablets shrink, they’re merging in form, but not always in function. We size up the key specs and differences you should care about.

Outlook organization tips: Learn five ways to cut through inbox clutter and tame your email.

Multimedia highlights

• Microsoft Band: Microsoft’s fitness tracker is so feature-packed, it’s practically a smartwatch. Editor Jon Phillips straps one on his wrist and gives his assessment. 

• Dell XPS 18: Senior Editor Michael Brown takes a look at the Dell XPS 18 for a spin and pronounces it a nearly perfect tablet-desktop hybrid. 

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