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January 28, 2013 at 11:19 AM

New Office launching Jan. 29

It looks like Microsoft’s official Office Twitter account has just announced that tomorrow will be the launch date for the new Office:

And it looks like “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman is going to be on hand to generate publicity for the launch:

Although people can still buy traditional Office software to install on their PCs via download or retail packages, with the launch of the new version of Office, Microsoft is making a big push for people to buy it via subscription service. Details of the service are here.

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