Want a sexier Office?November 30th, 2006 by infomancy
If you want a sexier office, you have a couple of options that depend greatly on personal preferences (not to mention the boundaries of propriety). If, however, you are looking for a sexier Office – by which I mean Microsoft’s Office Suite, or at least Word and Excel – then this is the post with all the answers.
Office, an application suite that hasn’t been sexy since we became unimpressed by the ability to insert a word in the middle of a sentence, took a huge leap forward today on the cool chart. The problem, at least for Microsoft, is that they had nothing to do with the rebirth of their own software. The reinvigorating update, as reported today on TechCrunch, comes instead from one of my favorite online application companies, Zoho.
Zoho’s new Microsoft Office Plug-In makes it possible for you to have your documents and use them too. Recognizing the need for
For application in the school world, think about this as a replacement for students moving documents between school and work with physical storage. While it does require home internet access to work, the added bonus is that it would work anywhere with internet access. Add to that the bonus of not having to worry about a student loosing a disk or drive.
For now the plug-in works with Word and Excel, but TechCrunch reports that PowerPoint integration is coming soon. I just can’t wait to see what Zoho comes up with next!