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  • Office for iPad now available but costly: Here's seven alternatives
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    Office for iPad now available but costly: Here's seven alternatives

    By 27 March 2014

    Microsoft Office has been available to Apple iPhone users since June last year, allowing you to create and edit documents with a paid Office 365 subscription, and now Microsoft has finally announced the same for iPad users. Office for iPad offers access...

  • Box Notes private beta unveils, hopes to take on Google Docs
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    Box Notes private beta unveils, hopes to take on Google Docs

    By 16 September 2013

    Box has unveiled a new service similar to Google Docs in that it will let users form ideas collaboratively and create content directly within an app. Called Box Notes, the service sports many feature found within Google Docs, Evernote and other similar...

  • Microsoft Office Web Apps will soon get real-time document editing, like Google Docs
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    Microsoft Office Web Apps will soon get real-time document editing, like Google Docs

    By 20 June 2013

    Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will soon be expanding its online Office Web Apps functionality, by adding new features to be better on-par with online document editing provided by Google.  Specifically, Redmond-based Microsoft detailed in...

  • Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom launches Mega online file locker
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    Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom launches Mega online file locker

    By 19 January 2013

    Kim Dotcom, founder of popular downloads site Megaupload, has launched his latest endeavor dubbed Mega. Mega is a cloud-storage service for users to store their files online, with other features to come including movie access.  Right now the feature...

  • Google Docs now works offline
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    Google Docs now works offline

    By 28 June 2012

    Google Docs now works offline, enabling multiple users to make amendments to documents saved locally before being updated when you go back to an internet connection.  Multiple users will be able to edit the same document so long as it is saved in Google...

  • Google Docs for Android now offers real-time collaboration
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    Google Docs for Android now offers real-time collaboration

    By 23 February 2012

    Google Docs for Android has had its second major revamp in the space of a few weeks - this time with the addition of the collaborative experience from Google Docs on the desktop on your Android device. This means, no matter where you are, as long as you've...

  • Google Docs Android app now offers offline editing
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    Google Docs Android app now offers offline editing

    By 2 February 2012

    Google Docs on Android just upped its game with the introduction of offline viewing. The new feature means that when you're without Wi-Fi or 3G you'll still be able to fire up your files and work away on them on the move - provided you've marked them...

  • Google Docs mobile and web update released
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    Google Docs mobile and web update released

    By 8 July 2011

    Google has gone and revamped its docs, adding in easy video sharing and a set of mobile UI tweaks.  Google Docs videos can now be inserted pretty much anywhere on the web. You can stick them straight into your Google Site via the insert menu. If you...

  • Livescribe Connect makes your notes and recordings social
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    Livescribe Connect makes your notes and recordings social

    By 23 May 2011

    We at Pocket-lint are big fans of the Livescribe smartpens. The Pulse device is ranked as a PL "Hot Product" and we've also been lucky enough to be able to have been able to test out the new Livescribe Connect platform that launches today (23 May). Livescribe...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Docs review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Docs review (Android)

    By 28 April 2011

    Google Docs has never really been that good on Android, surprising really when you think that the service has the ability to be a real key point for the mobile operating system. All that however is about to change thanks to a new app, from Google, that...

  • Best free online storage solutions
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    Best free online storage solutions

    By 29 March 2011

    So Amazon Cloud Drive has arrived to a sudden but very interesting fanfare. The only trouble, of course, is that it’s just our lucky American readers who get to try it out for the foreseeable future. But folks in Europe and the rest of the world need...

  • Google Docs down on your iPad
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    Google Docs down on your iPad

    By 18 November 2010

    Google has launched a new documents editor for Google Docs, bringing the cloud based word-processing solution to your iPad and your mobile. Rolling out to English speaking countries over the next few days, the new mobile-browser supported office suite...

  • Google opens up multiple sign-in functionality
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    Google opens up multiple sign-in functionality

    By 15 July 2010

    Currently, in order to log into multiple Google accounts, you have to use multiple browsers or sign out of separate accounts – but this is about to change. According to the unofficial Google blogspot, Google Operating System, it is testing a feature...

  • Google introduces new Docs interface
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    Google introduces new Docs interface

    By 13 April 2010

    Google has rolled out a new version of Google Docs to its users, significantly revamping the interface and adding a pile of new features in the document, spreadsheet and drawing applications. The majority of the changes can be seen in the video above....

  • Google Docs gets web clipboard
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    Google Docs gets web clipboard

    By 18 February 2010

    As months pass, the functionality of Google Docs seems to be getting closer and closer to that of a real office suite. The latest addition is that of an extended clipboard, storing any copied or cut text in the cloud and then allowing you to paste into...