Google Docs

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.

Students and teachers will love these new Google Docs and Classroom features

In anticipation of the upcoming school year, Google has updated Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Classroom with new features that will make everyone more productive.

No more free lunches: Microsoft discontinues Office 365 trial bundles

Microsoft has announced that it's cutting the free Office 365 trial deal from its repertoire, but if you're in the market for a new PC, there are a handful of workarounds to keep your one-year free trial.

Strapped for cash? Here are 5 of the best Microsoft Office alternatives

Looking to put Microsoft Office behind you? Here are our picks for the five best, free alternatives that will leave you wondering why you waited so long to make the switch.

Office Online tweaked to appease organizers, compete with Google Docs

Microsoft has updated Office Online with some major improvements and new features such as a new reading view, more saving options, and revised proofreading features.

Google Docs guide, tips, and tricks

This guide will give you a brief walk-through on how to use Google Docs. Maybe you'll be able to ditch Office once and for all.

Google integrates QuickOffice into Docs with native Word doc editing

Google announced that users of its productivity app suite for Chrome and Android OS will now be able to edit Word doc files natively from the Google Docs app. It also announced that quickOffice is fully integrated into its app suite.

Standalone apps for Google Docs and Sheets now available for download

While Drive contains Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, Google decided to release them as standalone apps for the App Store and Google Play. Docs and Sheets are currently available for download, while Slides will arrive sometime soon.

Google launches a Web app add-on store for Google Docs

Definitely ideal for anyone with a Chromebook that works primarily in Google Docs, the new add-on Web app store in Google Drive allows users to install interesting and useful functions within the interface.

Life and Tiles of a Win8 Convert: Where do I go from here?

At long last, our writer's grand Windows 8 experiment has come to an end. Now that he no longer has to rely entirely on the Microsoft ecosystem, will he stick around? What's the final verdict? Was it worthwhile?
Android Army

Dropbox goes social, adds ‘Documents Preview’ and a feed for photo sharing

Dropbox wants to frebrand itself as a content storage platform, and the client has fittingly added file previews, photo albums, and social photo sharing.