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Access Google Docs Files More Quickly In Microsoft Office

Google Cloud Connect has added an easier way to open your Google Docs files in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Take Control of Microsoft Office's Ribbon With Ribbon Helper for Office

Save clicks on the Ribbon with the Ribbon Helper for Office add-in.

Write Space Turns Word 2007 Into a Distraction-Free Editor

Want the focus enhancement of a distraction-free writing app without giving up on Word? Write Space may be the plug-in you're looking for.

Microsoft Office Alternatives: Many Are Trying, Few Are Buying

When it comes to deploying Microsoft Office alternatives such as Google Apps, Zoho or Lotus Symphony, business IT managers are in a state of intense curiosity.

Reader Q&A: Firefox 4, Microsoft Word, Windows Live Mail

Readers ask where to find Previous Pages in Firefox 4, how to increase line spacing in Word, and how to change the font size in Windows Live Mail.

Google Docs for Android: A Test Drive

Can Google’s native Docs app help an Android tablet replace your laptop? Here's a hands-on look at the promise the app holds.

Day 2: So Far I'm Not Loving Google Docs

My first full day of trying to use Google Docs instead of Microsoft Word to get my writing done was pretty rough. Hopefully it gets better as I get through the learning curve.

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.