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LibreOffice Online will bring open source office suite to the cloud

LibreOffice is a free, open-source, cross-platform suite of office apps including software for creating spreadsheets, documents, and presentations. There are versions of LibreOffice available for Linux, Windows, OS X, and there’s even an early build for Android. Now the folks behind LibreOffice have announced plans to bring the office suite to a new platform: the web. Collabora and IceWarp […]

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LibreOffice 4.4 released (free and open office suite)

Microsoft isn’t the only company launching new office apps today. The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.4, a new version of the popular cross-platform, free and open source office suite. The latest version features a revised user interface and new features including support for digital signing of PDF files you export. LibreOffice is an office […]

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LibreOffice Viewer for Android hits the Play Store

After years in development, the open source, cross-platform office suite LibreOffice is now available for Google Android… kind of. A beta version of LibreOffice Viewer has been released to the Google Play Store. You can use the free and open source app to open Microsoft Office and Open Document Format files, but LibreOffice Viewer for […]

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Lilbits (8-21-2014): Windows 9 coming soon, while Windows RT drops the desktop?

The next version of Microsoft Windows is expected to bring back a sort of start menu, kill the charms bar, and generally be easier to use on desktops. If the latest reports are to be believed, Microsoft could launch a free preview of the next-gen operating system at the end of September. Meanwhile the company […]

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Lilbits (7-30-2014): Asus 11.6 inch Transformer Book T200 on the way

The Asus Transfomer Book T200 is an 11.6 inch tablet that comes with a keybaord dock that turns the tablet into a notebook. It’s powered by an Intel Atom Z3775 Bay Trail processor, features a 1366 x 768 pixel display, up to 64GB of built-in solid state storage, and some models have an extra 500GB […]

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Lilbits (1-30-2014): Red Nexus 5 launch on Feb 4th?

Google’s Nexus 5 smartphone offers a fast processor, a good screen, and the most up-to-date Android software you’re likely to find. But if you’re not fond of phones that come in stark black or white, you currently need to slap a case on the phone to give it a splash of color. But there’s mounting […]

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Lilbits (5-01-2013): HP Slate 7 reviewed, Apple still dominates tablet shipments

HP’s TouchPad tablet didn’t sell very many units at $499, but became the must-have tablet of 2011 when the company launched a fire sale and liquidated the tablet for prices as low as $99. So it’s not a huge surprise that HP’s decided to re-enter the tablet space this year with a budget model that’s supposed […]

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LibreOffice hits version 4.0, adds an Android app for remote controlling presentations

LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite for Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. The project split off from a few years ago, but in many ways LibreOffice (and OpenOffice) have been under development for more than a decade. Now LibreOffice 4 is ready to download, and it comes with a number of new features […]

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Free office suite LibreOffice hits version 3.6

LibreOffice is a popular, free, and open source alternative to Microsoft Office. It lets you create and edit spreadsheets, text documents, presentations, databases, and other office-style documents. Version 3.6 of LibreOffice is now available, and it adds a number of new features, bug fixes, and general improvements. It’s available as a free download for Windows, […]

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LibreOffice coming to Android… here’s what it looks like so far

LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite for Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. Now the software, which is one of the most popular alternatives to Microsoft Office, is on its way to Android. Late last year the LibreOffice team announced an Android version was in the works. While it’s still very much a […]