Beta of Google Docs & Spreadsheets launches; free product lets people collaborate online in real time.
Showing it's interest in enabling people to handle office tasks over the Net, Google buys Upstartle, maker of Writely.
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After tying its standalone word-processing app to its Google Drive cloud-storage service, Google reintroduces it as a separate entity, letting people store files locally and work offline.
An app designed to work best on mobile has taken cloud-based word processing and given it the sharing capabilities of Evernote.
A problem wiped out the list of documents for many people using Google's online tools for word processing and spreadsheets. The data remained intact, though, and Google said the problem is fixed.
Apple's Pages word processing program supports several ways to export documents for use in Microsoft Word.
Turn your iPad into a clickity-clackity typewriter with this quirky retro iPad accessory that could make word processing a whole lot more Zooey.
A new feature in Google's word processing program let's users access the Web giant's search function and "with just a couple clicks you can look up maps, quotes, images, and much more."
With more than 200 updates in the past year, the Internet giant's word processing program continues to add more formatting features.