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Share office documents between Windows and an iPad, Part II

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The answer I gave Richard Wiringa in my September 10 post is already out of date. Here's a new one. [Email your tech questions to answer@pcworld.com or post them on the PCW Answer Line forum.] Apple's improvements still doesn't match the built-in Dropbox support in third-party iOS office apps,...
Share office documents between Windows and an iPad, Part II

Google to remove old Microsoft Office formats from Google Apps on October 1

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Google today announced a huge change for Google Apps, including its Business, Education, and Government editions. As of October 1, users will no longer have the ability to download documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in old Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .xls, .ppt). Assuming the Google Docs included Google Apps will be...
Google to remove old Microsoft Office formats from Google Apps on October 1
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LibreOffice kicks it up to version 4.0, promises leaner performance and greater interoperability

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It's been a little over a week since Microsoft unveiled its big Office 2013 suite (along with that Office 365 subscription option) to the world, and right on cue the Document Foundation has released version 4.0 of open source alternative LibreOffice. The latest update promises to be cleaner and...
LibreOffice kicks it up to version 4.0, promises leaner performance and greater interoperability
Dropbox unveils social photo sharing, easier photo management, and document quick-preview
LibreOffice 4.0 wants to free you from Microsoft's clutches

Dropbox announces Quick Preview and new tools to help users share photos

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Today at its headquarters in San Francisco headquarters, Dropbox announced that it is rolling out a new preview feature, called Dropbox Quick Preview, that will help users scan files quickly, and select the one that they need. Not all file types will be supported, but a goodly number are: .doc,...
Dropbox announces Quick Preview and new tools to help users share photos

Final Draft's Second Act

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Final Draft is already Hollywood's dominant screenwriting software. But what if it were more like the Google of all movie data, to be mined and monetized? "Ultimately, a script is a database," says Final Draft's Josh Kline. Final Draft is like the Microsoft Word of Hollywood. Just about every...
Final Draft's Second Act

Dropbox reveals Quick Preview feature

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Cloud service Dropbox has announced a new platform feature, dubbed Quick Preview. The option lets people get a glimpse at the contents of files without having to open them in their native apps. Only some filetypes are being supported, such as DOC, DOCX, PowerPoint, and PDF; Excel is a notable...
Dropbox reveals Quick Preview feature

Review: Free Editor lets you open and edit over 70 different file types for free

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In our everyday lives, we use a number of different programs to edit the various file types we work with. There's Word for DOC files, Excel for XLS files, PowerPoint for presentations, image editors, video and music players, PDF viewers, Hex editors, ZIP expanders, and the list goes on....
Review: Free Editor lets you open and edit over 70 different file types for free

After selling Inbox2 tech, founders return with cloud file-management app for iPad

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Dutch entrepreneurs Khuram Hussain and Waseem Sadiq are at it again. After co-founding social email service Inbox2 – one of the finalists of the 2010 The Next Web Startup Rally – and selling the technology to an undisclosed social network (all we know is that it has roughly 60 million...
After selling Inbox2 tech, founders return with cloud file-management app for iPad

Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools

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Amazon unveiled a new service this week--Whispercast. Whispercast is a tool for schools and businesses that allows them to centrally manage and deploy content for Kindle devices and Kindle apps. Whispercast could make the Kindle much more attractive as a legitimate business tool. How much paper do you think...
Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools
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