Google has now combined Writely and Google Spreadsheets into one place with the release of Google Docs & Spreadsheets. This site puts everything in one easy to find, easy to share, easy to search place. You can upload existing files, download back into Word or Excel, and collaborate with others on any project you are working on. Google offers these tools for you to use absolutely free of charge. They also store everything for you for free. Need to back up some important files? Try using Google Docs and Spreadsheets. While they do not possess the complete range of functionality offered by their Microsoft counterparts, they have all of the basic elements covered. Further, they make regular enhancements and additions to the programs based on the feedback of the user community. No matter your motivation, Google Docs and Spreadsheets is worth a look. Create a Google account and check them out for yourself.
Extra, Extra, Read All About It: Updated Google RSS Reader
Also worth a look is the newly revised Google RSS Reader. Brilliantly labeled by Google as “your inbox for the web,” the Google RSS Reader is a tool worth checking out for yourself. I began using it full time last week, following the latest set of enhancements to the product. This tool makes it easy to comb through hundreds, even thousands of stories, articles, news items, coupons, coming events, and other noteworthy articles in minutes. RSS shapes the World Wide Web to better serve you- effortlessly delivering content you deem relevant directly to you as it is created. While RSS has been around for some time now, it has yet to truly explode. That will change soon, and you should get onboard with this technology now. The Google RSS Reader is a great tool to help get you started.