The Google Play store’s dramatic redesign was unveiled today after much anticipation. The new design attempts to brighten up the app store experience, improving usability, capability, and appearance all at once.
Google launched its Microsoft Office substitute, Quickoffice, for Apple's iPhone, Android smartphones and Android tablets, fulfilling a promise made in December.
Which note-taking tool stands above the rest? We pit Google's upstart software against the heavyweights from Microsoft and Evernote.
Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 users who upgrade the Calendar app will no longer be able to synchronize that schedule with the calendar included with Google Apps for Business, Academic or Government.
First to arrive will be a word-processing component enabling multidevice editing and collaboration on major text document formats.
Teasers have surfaced about a possible new Google service called Keep, which appears to incorporate web data-saving services and some features from the late Google Notebook.
A loyal band of Office power users insists they have no intention of ditching traditional software and joining the cloud any time soon. Call them Luddites, but their reasons are compelling.
Microsoft faces an uphill battle as its software appears to become less popular among young users in particular.