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Don’t pay $10 a month for Microsoft Office! Here are the best free alternatives 2:08

Looking for a competent word processor that isn't Microsoft Word? Check out five of our favorite alternatives, whether you're looking for a barebones piece of software or one that touts the latest-and-greatest features.

Google is using artificial intelligence to improve Docs, Drive, Calendar, and more

Google has announced a number of updates to Docs, Calendar, and Drive that use artificial intelligence to improve overall workflow. For example, Docs and Slides will now be getting the Explore feature that was available in Sheets last year.

As of today, all your Google Docs now live in 'G Suite' on the 'Google Cloud'

Google executive Diane Greene officially rolled out Google Cloud and 'G Suite' today, the latest re-brands of popular Google services. Today's change is, apparently, about making it clear Google is dedicated to the cloud.

Apple tries to catch up to Google Docs with latest iWork collaboration tools

Apple has long been a supporter of education, as Tim Cook pointed out in today’s keynote. One part of today’s announcement will undoubtedly be of interest to students, as well as Mac enterprise users - real time collaboration in iWork.

Scan business cards and sign your name with Google Docs add-ons for Android

Google is bringing Google Docs add-ons, plug-ins that add third-party functionality to search giant's productivity tools, to Android. They may come to iOS in the future, depending on "demand."

Look ma, no hands! How to use Google Docs’ new voice dictation

Voice dictation is now available in Google Docs, and it can be used to do almost anything you can accomplish with a keyboard and mouse. Here are some handy tips and tricks for hands-free typing.

Google Docs now supports exporting in .epub

Writing the next great American novel? Doing it on Google Docs? Then pushing your content out just got a whole lot easier. On Monday, Google announced the ability to export your work directly as an .epub file.

Google has added a handful of cool new specialized templates to Google Docs

After adding a collection of templates to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in September, Google has added a handful of new specialized templates, for everyone from busy professionals to students and teachers, to the productivity suite.

Google introduces voice typing for Google Docs 0:31

Today, you might've noticed something a little different about your Google Docs -- on the top left hand corner of your screen, you're now being prompted to try out the Internet giant's latest feature: voice commands.

The five best free alternatives to Google Docs that run in your browser

Google isn't the only company that offers real-time document editing, or an online suite. Here are our favorite alternatives to Google Docs, from Zoho Docs to Dropbox Paper.

Google provides incentives for businesses to use Docs instead of Microsoft Word

To give you some incentive to make the switch, Google is offering to pay for your Google Apps for Business subscription -- at least until your Microsoft Office 365 contract runs out.

Microsoft Word versus Google Docs

Microsoft and Google both offer word processing programs, but their capabilities (if not their use cases) are quite different. Which one is for you? That depends on what you need to do.