Auto Spell Check Can Really Do Good For Google Docs & Gmail

We had told you about 3 which added couple of new features including auto spell check corrections for common typos users make, this feature can be immensely useful for people who write a lot.

People usually spend around 2-10% of the time to correct spelling mistakes and typos on an average, the time thus spent could in the end account for a huge amount of time waste.

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New Features and Screenshots In Office 2010

Practically everyone in the industry is waiting to get their hands on Office 2010, leaked torrents of Office 2010 be damned even though most of the leaked torrents may be tainted in the first place.

We have been posting several screenshots of Office 2010, but we just came across some really interesting one’s that discover the new features in Office 2010. Thanks Manan.

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Edit Google Documents In Microsoft Word

Thought the basic concept of was to provide users with a free or low cost alternative to the popular document processing software Microsoft Office, there have still been several users who prefer the comfort provided the familiar interface of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more by Microsoft.

If you are a Google Docs user who prefers to use Microsoft Word, a small and nifty little application called OffiSync should bring cheers to you.

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Register For Office 2010 Technical Preview

Office 2010 has been making a lot of news these days, with leaked screenshots revealing a new interface and some enhanced features in Office 2010.

However users will not be able to get their hands on Office 2010 easily, if you are one of the people eagerly waiting for this version of Office, you can signup to receive the technical preview of Office 2010.

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Free Microsoft Excel / Spreadsheets Alternatives

In our quest to providing users with complete alternatives for Microsoft Office Suite, we are continuing the series, where we talk about some Free Microsoft Excel / Spreadsheets Alternatives which will help you save some money.

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Remember all of the alternatives suggested here are completely FREE, there are sites which are running Open Office Suite scams, so beware of them.

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How To Convert DOCx Files? [Reader Query]

One of our readers recently send us a question asking us;

One of my friends recently emailed a attachment which had a DOCx extension, I am not sure how to open this file, can you please help me out with this.

The answer to question is pretty simple, to open DOCx file you will need to either have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on your computer, or convert the document to a compatible format, that you can open in other Microsoft Office versions or convert the file to a HTML format itself.

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Best Free Alternatives For Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a very popular document, spreadsheet and presentation tool, however the software is not cheap and you will require to pay a hefty amount of money just to use the software, however there are several free alternatives to Microsoft Office, which provide you with similar functionalities but does not charge you a dime.

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So what are the Best Free Microsoft Office Alternatives? Your question will be answered in this new series of Microsoft Office alternatives/replacements, where we will tell you about complete suites for Microsoft Office and more.

Also Read: Google Notebook Alternatives

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Send Files Directly From Microsoft Office Using YouSendIt

So you have created a document that you want to send across to your friends or colleagues, but why waste time opening up your email program, attaching the file and then sending the email to the recipients you want to?

YouSendIt a service that allows you to send large files as email attachments, albeit they don’t exactly attach a file but just include a link to the uploaded file stored on their servers, making it easier for anyone to download the files without being limited to the mail server limit of 20MB attachment size.

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Battle of the Office Suites: Adobe’s Acrobat.com

It seems that every few months, a new web-based office suite is born. Since I spend a good deal of my time writing, having a reliable word processor is paramount. Over time, I’ve found myself increasingly frustrated with the size, cost, and inexplicable changes to Microsoft Office. Combined with the failure of Windows Vista, the massive changes to Office 2007 has caused a lot of people to reconsider spending so much on future Microsoft Office releases.

In the past 3-4 years, a lot of companies have introduced web-based office suites to compete directly with Microsoft’s offerings. A little over a year ago, I was just learning my way around Think Free Office, and hitting a point of frustration with Google Docs. Microsoft has recently felt the pressure to bring their office products to the web via Microsoft Office Live. The public has embraced these tools, and it has created stiff competition among these companies. They are all scrambling to bring the public the features they need and want, without the enormous overhead of a desktop office suite. Recently Adobe has taken the plunge into this arena.

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