Take an open-source approach to office productivity.
You have several software options when you need to create a document or build a slideshow. We help you figure out which one best fits your needs.
Surprise! It IS Kingsoft Office, just with a new name, new features, and plenty of other goodies designed to make you forget Microsoft's suite.
Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.
Mobile editing app Quickoffice, which lets you open and edit Google Docs and Microsoft Office files, is no more.
For a total cost of zero, you can score basic tools for editing video, ripping DVDs, and migrating to a new PC. Plus: two bonus deals!
The latest version of this Outlook alternative offers robust mail and information management. Also: more thoughts on 1Sale.
This open-source operating system offers a Windows-like experience without all the hassles. Plus, it's free. Should it be your next OS?
For folks who want a powerful word processor but don't need a full suite, this is a great bargain. A Cheapskate-exclusive code gives you 50 percent off!
Not only does it have the best interface around, it also brings innovations like tabbed document viewing and drag-and-drop paragraph adjustment.
The Chromebook challenge continues with productivity and workplace tests in Part 2 of our series.