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Office Alternative Takes Different Approach

But where Microsoft’s suite consists of linked word processor, spreadsheet and slide-show programs, EIO runs as a single monolithic application — an approach that might work in busy offices but is unnecessary at home and causes a blizzard of buttons, menus and toolbars.

Evermore makes an even more befuddling departure from convention in its file management. You don’t start a letter, a spreadsheet or a presentation in EIO, you create a “binder” and then populate it with different documents. (Hint: Clicking the “new document” toolbar icon makes a new binder, while clicking the arrow next to it and selecting a file type adds a document to the current binder.)

Read the full article at Yahoo! News.