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Day 9: Taking a Closer Look at Google Docs Spreadsheets

I took a closer look at the Google Docs spreadsheets today to see whether or not it can meet my expectations and deliver what I need to replace Microsoft Excel.

Office 365: Not for Smaller Businesses

Office 365 makes an attractive cloud office work proposition, but fails to unseat Google Apps for smaller businesses.

Office 365 Virtually Pays for Itself

Office 365 pricing makes a compelling case for adopting the cloud-based service and letting Microsoft deal with the backend IT infrastructure.

Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps for Business: Cloud Showdown

Two tech titans go head-to-head in a war to win over businesses with productivity tools that promise anywhere-access for mobile workers.

Use Microsoft Excel for (Nearly) Everything

Masters of Microsoft Excel Use It For (Nearly) Everything

Solid Converter PDF Turns PDFs Into Microsoft Office Docs

Convert PDF files to Word and other Office formats with Solid Converter PDF.

How to Open Office 2007 and 2010 Files

If you have an older version of Microsoft Word installed on your PC, you can't open the newer .docx format without some help.

Make the Office 2007/2010 Toolbars More Familiar

Not a fan of the Ribbon? Free plug-in UBitMenu restores the "classic" Office menus, making it easier for you to transition to the new versions.

Supercharge Excel With ASAP Utilities

ASAP Utilities puts all sorts of tools you've wanted or never imagined onto one Excel ribbon.

Employees Still Flummoxed by Office's Ribbon

Business have yet to embrace the 'ribbon' interface in Microsoft's Office suite, four years after its debut, a research firm says.