Four apps say they can replace Office. Find out which three actually can.
July 15, 2008
Google's spreadsheet is simultaneously the most frustrating and most powerful of the functions available in the suite. It's frustrating because it works so completely differently than a product like Excel. It's powerful because you can add plug-in functions to any spreadsheet that will let you display data in a number of creative ways, from power gauges to timelines to word clouds. Between the plug-ins and various Google Web publishing tools, Google Spreadsheets may be the most powerful, easy to use tool for getting complex data published on the Web. FULL REPORT