We love it when tech companies stop playing nice. Remember the Samsung ad that mocked Apple fanboys last November? Now Microsoft’s got in the spirit, having released a video that directly attacks Google Docs.

The video is a promo for the virtues of Microsoft SkyDrive, which lets you work on Microsoft Office documents collaboratively from multiple devices over the web. Google Docs lets you do the same thing, but Microsoft claims it’s a poor man’s version of its own software.

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While you could argue that the difference is in the price – Google Docs is free – it’s certainly a heavy-handed way of persuading Google users to get on board with MS’ cloud services.

Watch the video below to see the Microsoft smackdown for yourself. The ball’s in your court, Google…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Copperwaite/556260563 Richard Copperwaite

    Umm… Microsoft Office Web Apps, the in-browser alternative, comes free with Skydrive?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Copperwaite/556260563 Richard Copperwaite

    Umm… Microsoft Office Web Apps, the in-browser alternative, comes free with Skydrive?

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