Archives Tag: Google Docs

Can We Continue to Trust Google?

Google offers a wide variety of services. Gmail, Search, online office collaboration, and a number of other services that are commonly used by millions of people around the world. Is it becoming to much for Google to handle? Despite having 20,000+ employees still, even after the “let goes” of 10,000 temporary employees, Google is still […]

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Embedding Google Docs

There are a ton of new options for embedding Google Docs around the web. Here are five examples that Google provides of different ways to embed Google Docs. These are five new awesome ways that you can use Google Docs around the web, creating a more social environment. Need help embedding? Head on over to […]

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Google Docs Offline Access in 29 Languages

Just announced, Google Docs Offline Access will be available in 29 languages! This is great news in addition to the Gmail Offline announced last week. You can… view & edit text documents offline view spreadsheets, forms, and presentations offline For now, you can’t… edit spreadsheets, forms, and presentations offline create new text documents, spreadsheets, forms […]

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Apples Launches iWork.com, Google Docs Competition

This week at Macworld, Apple announced iWork ’09, but there’s a kicker: iWork.com has a new home at Apple. iWork.com is going to be a Google Docs [and Zoho] competitor. One of the coolest new features of iWork is the new Keynote iPhone Remote. This $0.99 app will let you cue your presentation over Wi-Fi, […]

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LinkedIn to Integrate with Google Docs

LinkedIn announced today that they are making new integrations available through the LinkedIn Applications Directory. Google Docs is not the only online tool that is being integrated though. Another huge integration is with WordPress. Take a look below for the first few applications being launched with this new Application Directory. Note: The WordPress integration works […]

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Google Extends 99.9% SLAs to Everyday Users

Google is proud to announce that they are extending their 99.9% SLAs (Service Level Agreements) to non-premiere users. I do have a small problem with this though. I love great SLAs, but when you offer something for free, there’s nothing you can get in return if their service indeed does go down. For example, if […]

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Google’s Competition Beating them at their own Game

Google’s Gmail service has been a revolution to how web-based e-mail works. Not because of AJAX, but because how easy it is to use. Zoho, a competitor to Gmail, announced today that they are moving out of private beta and into the public eye. Here is a little excerpt from Zoho’s website about who exactly […]

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D.C. Government Drops Microsoft for Google

Bloomberg recently released an article that talks about a deal between the US Washington D.C. Government and Google, valued at roughly USD$500,000. The deal, for the government, means that its 38,000 employees will soon be using Google e-mail, Google Docs, and everything else Google related. This is a huge upset for Microsoft, but I can […]

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Google Docs Templates

Awesome news! Google Docs now offers templates! Joyce Sohn has the full write-up on the Google Enterprise blog (and official Google blog), but here are my thoughts on it. Having the ability to create templates is of utmost importance to me, and millions of other users around the world. This is the first instance I […]

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Presentations and Spreadsheets Go Offline

Last week, the Google Docs team announced that Google Docs Presentations and Google Docs Spreadsheets will be available offline. Great feature? You bet! This feature is specifically targeted at a few types of people, I feel. The people that travel a lot and don’t yet have the Verizon or Sprint mobile Wi-Fi cards and the […]

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