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Fabled Google Drive Won't Be Another Dropbox

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The Wall Street Journal has revived rumors about Google launching a cloud storage service called Drive. The comparison everybody wants to make is to Dropbox. The thinking is that Google will challenge everyone's favorite start-up by releasing a native desktop and mobile Drive app with the same syncing features Dropbox...
Fabled Google Drive Won't Be Another Dropbox

Study: PDF May Be Creating More Paperwork Than It Saves

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In 2008, a UK-based Adobe Acrobat engineer remarked, "I believe in striving to minimize the use of paper, but I do believe that we will probably never reach a position where paper is eliminated from our workplaces." This morning, his predictions were clearly confirmed by a study published by the...
Study: PDF May Be Creating More Paperwork Than It Saves

In a world overflowing with information, what is the key to curation? [Video]

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You know what drives me crazy? It’s all these people talking about how great technology is, and how it saves all this time. But, what good is saved time, if nobody uses it? If it just turns into more busy work. You never hear somebody say, “With the time I’ve...
In a world overflowing with information, what is the key to curation? [Video]

LibreOffice updates to version 3.5, brings grammar check, bigger Calc workbooks, and more

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Microsoft recently outed a preview of MS Office 15, so it's fitting that the Document Foundation has taken the wraps off the next major release of Office's open source competition, LibreOffice. Among the new features is a bundle of upgrades for its word processor, including a built-in grammar checker...
LibreOffice updates to version 3.5, brings grammar check, bigger Calc workbooks, and more

Handwriting as a font, and other queries | Ask Jack

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A mixed bag of queries including how to convert your handwriting into a font, dictionary software for Microsoft Word and Windows, annoying mouse-overs and something that looks like phishingYears ago I had an Amstrad 8512 word processor with program that allowed one to scan the individual letters of one's handwriting,...
Handwriting as a font, and other queries | Ask Jack

Apps Rush: Khan Academy, Watch with eBay, Williams F1 Predictor, Splat the Cat, iA Writer, Dodgy and more

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What's new on the app stores on Monday 12 March 2012A selection of 18 new apps for you today:Khan AcademyArmed with the promise that it "allows you to learn almost anything for free", educational site Khan Academy now has an iPad app providing access to its 2,700+ videos, covering everything...
Apps Rush: Khan Academy, Watch with eBay, Williams F1 Predictor, Splat the Cat, iA Writer, Dodgy and more

Why You Should Really Give Microsoft SkyDrive A Try (MSFT, GOOG)

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Google is supposedly announcing its online file storage service, GDrive, next week. But there's already an alternative, and you really should try it. It's Microsoft's SkyDrive, and it combines online storage with freebie versions of several Office apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint ,and One Note. SkyDrive is accessible via any...
Why You Should Really Give Microsoft SkyDrive A Try (MSFT, GOOG)
You're hired, now let's kill Onyxia — Bing Gordon on structuring your business like a WoW guild
First look: Word 2013

Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

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Ubuntu 12.04, codenamed Precise Pangolin, was released last week, and I’ve been updating my Linux boxes to the shiny new version of the operating system. The upgrade system has gotten a lot smoother in recent years, but I still like to do a fresh installation for each release on...
Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

3 More Free Drawing Apps for Kids

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Like paper coloring books, iPhone and iPad apps cost money. It's always fun to have the newest, shiniest app in the App Store - but those come with a price. Oftentimes they cost something, and they may not always ring true with your kid. Buying too many apps can...
3 More Free Drawing Apps for Kids

Three Ways to Make Microsoft Word Easier to Live With

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Okay, Word is pretty easy already, but these tips will improve your productivity and help you migrate from an older or different word processor....
Three Ways to Make Microsoft Word Easier to Live With

Microsoft's Longtime Partner Intel Is Now Trying To Hurt One Of Microsoft's Most Important Businesses (INTC, MSFT)

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Intel has thrown its weight behind an open source freebie version of Microsoft Office, not that such a move will hurt Microsoft's cash cow product line much. But it is an interesting sign of how the two long-time partners are getting along these days, now that Microsoft has promised...
Microsoft's Longtime Partner Intel Is Now Trying To Hurt One Of Microsoft's Most Important Businesses (INTC, MSFT)
Going Google: Syncing Means One Less Thing to Worry About

Google Docs updates to spell checker to identify words like ‘Skrillex’

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Google Docs can now spell check threw through the Web. Software Engineer Yew Jin Lim took to the official Google Docs blog this afternoon to explain how the Internet is helping Google Docs get smarter. The ambiguous and ever-adapting Googlebot is able to crawl cyberspace and adapt to words. The resulting action enables Google...
Google Docs updates to spell checker to identify words like ‘Skrillex’

Taking Dictation

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Q: Can I hook up my iPhone to my iMac and dictate into a word processor? Or should I just dictate into the Notes app on the iPhone and send that by email? I am executor of my mom’s estate and she left a lot of written memories that I...
Taking Dictation

The Post-Office Generation

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A recent post on MinimalMac posits an interesting case for the slow, growing sense of the irrelevance of Microsoft, at least in the applications space. Go and read the piece – it’s excellent – but the gist is that for years Microsoft banked on Office being as important to users...
The Post-Office Generation
Review: The Telikin PC For Older Folks
Clemson researchers show how to print cells with your classic HP inkjet

In the beginning, there was the word processor

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Now, most of us use Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or OpenOffice/LibreOffice Writer, but once upon a time word processors were new, exotic programs....
In the beginning, there was the word processor

Free, Cloud-Based Word Processor Zoho Writer Shows Promise

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Zoho Writer is an online (with offline and syncing functionality) word processing application that offers a nice amount of functionality, especially given the limitations of the Web as a platform for productivity tools. After creating a free account with Zoho, you can access Zoho Writer. It looks a lot like...
Free, Cloud-Based Word Processor Zoho Writer Shows Promise

From the archive, 20 February 1986: Trials and tribulations of a first-time computer buyer

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Originally published in the Guardian on 20 February 1986I approached the purchase of a word-processor with that mixture of necessity and trepidation that must possess a young man on his first grown-up visit to the chemists.With dreams of writing a best-seller I trotted into the nearest big town, found the...
From the archive, 20 February 1986: Trials and tribulations of a first-time computer buyer

Creative Destruction Sometimes Leads to Sabotage and Suicide

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While Silicon Valley welcomes the fantastic news of a Facebook IPO today and the countless millionaires it will create it is worth reflecting on creative destruction thriving in the business world where new generations of companies win at the expense of the old. In a way the iPad is the...
Creative Destruction Sometimes Leads to Sabotage and Suicide

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Open Source vs Closed Source

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Open Source vs Closed Source is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedJustin called from southern California recently to talk about open source projects. He’s doing some research into this for school, and had a few questions. Justin...
Open Source vs Closed Source

When a word processor was the revolution.

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When a word processor was the revolution.

Google releases major overhaul of Google Docs; faster, more responsive, better collaboration

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Filed under: Internet, Office, Web services It's hot off the press, and still being slowly unrolled, but the Google Docs blog has just announced some major changes to its office productivity suite of web tools. You can stop reading now and watch the video if you want to find out...
Google releases major overhaul of Google Docs; faster, more responsive, better collaboration

Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps?

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Apple's much-hyped iBooks Author came out a while back, and Cupertino hopes the free app can become the iTunes for the self-publishing textbook world. Available solely through the Mac App Store at a healthy 320MB, I've been putting iBooks Author through its paces in the hopes that the interactive...
Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps?

Free Alternative To Microsoft Office Adds New Users ... And 'Hackers' (MSFT)

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The next big release of LibreOffice is due out next week, The Document Foundation has promised. It's a victory lap for a small group of developers who left Oracle to try and improve a solid free alternative to Microsoft Office. The Document Foundation sprung to life a little over...
Free Alternative To Microsoft Office Adds New Users ... And 'Hackers' (MSFT)

I think I just found the single most abused EDU link ever. http://bit.ly/b86wfd Beyond the word processor

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I think I just found the single most abused EDU link ever. http://bit.ly/b86wfd Beyond the word processor
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