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Box boosts Android clients, continues Windows Phone snub

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Box is enhancing the Android clients for its cloud-based storage service in a plan that makes Android first among equals in smartphone and tablet OSes. Box, formerly known as Box.net, is one of several companies — including fan-favorite Dropbox as well as Microsoft, and Google — competing to store your digital paraphernalia...
Box boosts Android clients, continues Windows Phone snub

How to do smarter file searches in Windows 8

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For me, one of the most awkward aspects of the Windows 8 Start screen (you know, the one with all the tiles) is file management. Specifically, if I want to browse or search my files (Word documents, PDFs, etc.), it's not immediately clear how to do so. There's no...
How to do smarter file searches in Windows 8
Openera launches "Passbook" for files: find any files in email, Box, Google Drive, Evernote and more in 2 clicks
Researchers Turn The Tables On A Hacker, Infecting His PC With Malware And Grabbing Video Of Him At Work

A Lawyer Hates His New Microsoft Surface So Much He's Suing (MSFT, AAPL)

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A California lawyer is so upset with his Surface tablet, that he's suing Microsoft for false advertisement. When Andrew Sokolowski began filling his tablet with music and Word documents, he quickly found out that the advertised 32 gigabytes of storage translated to more like 16 GB of free space. So...
A Lawyer Hates His New Microsoft Surface So Much He's Suing (MSFT, AAPL)

3.5m downloads on, CloudOn takes its Microsoft Office editing suite to Android smartphones

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CloudOn, the mobile app for creating, editing and managing Microsoft Office and Adobe documents in the cloud, has today announced the launch of version4.0 of its productivity workspace, which sees it finally rolled out for Android smartphones. Just to recap, CloudOn taps Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and – since December...
3.5m downloads on, CloudOn takes its Microsoft Office editing suite to Android smartphones

Get Ready To See More Decks In Your Face: LinkedIn Acquires SlideShare for $119 M.

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On the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance in the first quarter, LinkedIn just announced that it purchased SlideShare, the company that lets users upload, share, and embed PDFs, Word documents, but primarily PowerPoint presentations. The deal, which will close next quarter, was split between about 45 percent cash and roughly...
Get Ready To See More Decks In Your Face: LinkedIn Acquires SlideShare for $119 M.

Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

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Hotmail's days are numbered with Microsoft's announcement of an all-new cloud-based email service at Outlook.com Tuesday. It ties into SkyDrive, so you have 7GB of free space, and it can open attachments right inside new Web apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Its built-in Outlook chat connects to Facebook messages,...
Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

Apple: Don’t Make Me Choose Between You & Google

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Shared by robteix Apple, if you make me choose between you and Google, I'll pick the latter. Other than Macs, which are too over-priced to be taken seriously, I have become pretty reliant on Apple technology.  In fact, I have become a card carrying, windshield decal rolling Apple evangelist to...
Apple: Don’t Make Me Choose Between You & Google

Invite anyone to collaborate on PDFs, Word documents, and PowerPoint slides with crocodoc. http://lgno.me/asCW1p

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Invite anyone to collaborate on PDFs, Word documents, and PowerPoint slides with crocodoc. http://lgno.me/asCW1p

New CloudBeat speaker: CloudOn

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We’ve added a new speaker to the CloudBeat 2012 lineup: CloudOn. CloudOn, which is a sponsor of CloudBeat 2012, is an interesting company with truly impressive growth stats. It provides an app for tablet and smartphone users to create, edit, and collaborate on Microsoft Office documents — all from...
New CloudBeat speaker: CloudOn
Box acquires Crocodoc to make document previews richer
Apple touts Office compatibility with iWork for iOS updates

Meet the Microsoft Office Luddites: Why power users won't live in the cloud

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The future is in the cloud. Every traditional software company is pushing cloud services over programs you actually install, and even Microsoft, which formally completed its new, cloud-based Office 365 package in February, has included cloud features in Office 2013, its new desktop suite. For starters, Office 2013 saves your work to SkyDrive...
Meet the Microsoft Office Luddites: Why power users won't live in the cloud
Hands On With Amazon Cloud Drive Photos

How to adjust the page zoom in Word 2010

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Recently my wife came to me, laptop in hand, wanting to know why some Word documents looked different than others. In other words, some spanned the entire width of the screen and had very large text, while others seemed to show the entire page at once, with much smaller...
How to adjust the page zoom in Word 2010

Update brings offline folders to Box for Android

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Cloud storage service Box announced a major upgrade for its Android app today, bringing a range of new features aimed at streamlining workflows and increasing the app's usability on the road. Box for Android now gives users the ability to preview documents within the Box app, without having to open...
Update brings offline folders to Box for Android

Box Acquires Crocodoc To Add HTML5 Document Converter And Sleek Content Experience To Cloud Storage Platform

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Cloud storage company Box has acquired HTML5 document embedding service and Y Combinator alum Crocodoc, both companies announced in a press briefing today. Financial terms of the deal, which was a cash and stock transaction, were not disclosed; however, Box CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie said that it was a...
Box Acquires Crocodoc To Add HTML5 Document Converter And Sleek Content Experience To Cloud Storage Platform

Bump app now allows transfers of any file between phone and computer

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We've seen the Bump app evolve from just a way to transfer contacts to a version that allows for mobile payments and one that lets you share photos between your phone and your computer. Now the company has expanded its feature set to transferring files of all kinds, be...
Bump app now allows transfers of any file between phone and computer

iXBRL – the final nail in the spreadsheet reporting train wreck?

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iXBRL is only a matter of weeks away and panic has set in. On AccountingWeb, Excel expert Simon Hurst makes a valiant effort at seeing if he can make Excel produce a valid set of iXBRL tags. In telling words he says:If you use tax and accounts production software...
iXBRL – the final nail in the spreadsheet reporting train wreck?

Depending on the Cloud

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Q: What is the best way to store a large number of photos without relying on cloud systems? A: If you have more photographs (or any other large files) than you would like to store on your computer’s hard disk, but don’t care to use cloud storage, the best option...
Depending on the Cloud

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

Bugs & Fixes: Opening Old AppleWorks and Word Documents

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What if a file's data format is so ancient that you no longer have any applications that can read the format? Here's a solution....
Bugs & Fixes: Opening Old AppleWorks and Word Documents

iPad iWork Workflow Story Not as Magical as the iPad Itself - Unuseable Workflow

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One of the big criticisms of the iPhone was its lack of an Apple supplied solution to work with text documents, spreadsheets, and presentation. This is still the case for the iPhone (unless Apple's announcement in a few hours includes something to rectify this). However, Apple's new iPad has iWork...
iPad iWork Workflow Story Not as Magical as the iPad Itself - Unuseable Workflow

Meet CloudOn, The $16 Million App That Lets You Use Microsoft Office On Your iPad

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CloudOn is a productivity app available for the iPad and Android tablets that features full Microsoft Office Support. Most recently CloudOn made the news because it raised another $16 million. What's awesome about CloudOn is that the app actually is a direct port of Microsoft Office on the iPad. You get all...
Meet CloudOn, The $16 Million App That Lets You Use Microsoft Office On Your iPad
Microsoft's Surface pricing is flat-out crazy

GatherContent Launches An Easier Way To Collaborate On Web Content

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When James Deer led digital design agency DEER/digital, he says he encountered the same issue over and over — when his team built content-rich websites, it was largely an email-based process, where they had to dig up images and files from email threads that were months old, or copy content...
GatherContent Launches An Easier Way To Collaborate On Web Content
5 Ways To Unlock The Power Of Google Drive On iPads, iPhones
Attivio nabs $34M to bring all your unstructured data into one place

Beautiful writing app Byword for iOS adds instant publishing to WordPress, Tumblr, Evernote and more

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Metaclassy, the startup behind the stunning and minimalistic writing app Byword for iOS and Mac, has updated its mobile offering to version 2.0 today with a deluge of new features, including instant blog publishing and improved offline editing. TNW’s Brad McCarty first reviewed Byword for Mac back in March 2011,...
Beautiful writing app Byword for iOS adds instant publishing to WordPress, Tumblr, Evernote and more
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