Google Drive files now work offline, here’s how to turn it on.
One of the largest flaws of Google Docs is its reliance on the web. While the Office Suite can compete with Microsoft for normal uses, the requirement that users be online at all times limited is usefulness for people who had poor...
Google’s G Suite adds direct support for Microsoft Office Documents
Google has announced that G Suite will soon be able to open and edit Microsoft Office Document formats directly without having to first convert them to Google Docs, Google Sheets or Slides. Google writes: With Office editing, you ...
Google rolls out grammar suggestions for G Suite users
People sometimes make typos while typing, that’s a fact. While word processors like Microsoft Word and Google Docs have shipped with auto correct and basic spellcheck, Google is going a step further with AI integration in d...
Google Drive now allows comments on Microsoft Office docs without converting to Google formats
Google Drive yesterday announced a new feature that will help enterprise organisations collaborate easily with others without worrying about file formats. For example, if you’re collaborating with an external agency, chances...
Report: Students prefer Google Docs over Microsoft Word for collaborative work
by Sean Chan
Microsoft’s Word is one of its most popular and widely used apps. The app is available on the Web, Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Word is most people’s go-to editor, but turns out, a lot of people use G...
Google Now Automatically Converts Tracked Changes In Office Documents To Suggest Edits
Recently Google announced that Google Docs users can now edit Office documents in the native format as opposed to converting them to Google format. With that ability, Google has solved the major problem in getting users from Off...
Google Takes On Microsoft Office Online With Native Office File Editing On Google Apps
When it comes to productivity, Microsoft Office is the de-facto standard. Google is trying to fight it out with Google Apps including Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides for past few years. One of the main disadvantages o...
Microsoft Opposes UK Government’s Decision To Mandate ODF Format For Government Documents
Last month we reported about UK government’s plans for switching to software which can produce open-source files in the “open document format” (ODF). UK government believes that they can cut costs by doing this way. Micr...
Microsoft posts guide for moving your Google Docs to SkyDrive
While Google is busy scaring users by violating their privacy, Microsoft is taking advantage by showing Google Docs users how easy it is to move to a Microsoft alternative â€“ Skydrive and Office 365. From the video it seems ...
Microsoft attacks Google Docs, complains of poor document fidelity
Now that Microsoft has released Office 365 to the public, they need to offer a reason why it is worth small businesses to pay $6 every month instead of using the free Google Docs. One of the reasons, offered up on Microsoft’s Sh...