Google Docs

Google Docs is an online office site, similar to Microsoft Office, but one that runs as a web apps and thus all you need is a browser and an Internet connection to use Google Docs.

Google Docs turns into a Universal File Viewer

You can open all popular file formats, including include Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (AI), Fonts (TTF) and AutoCAD drawings (DXF), in the browser itself using Google Docs. No software required.

Comparing Google Docs with Office Web Apps

This video screencast from a product manager at Microsoft explains one critical difference between Google Docs and Office Web Apps when used with the desktop version of Microsoft Office.

Use Google Docs to Create Short URLs

A Google Spreadsheet demonstrates how to use the import functions in Google Docs to convert web addresses into tiny URLs on the fly.

Create Flowcharts & Diagrams in Google Docs

You can add drawing objects like flowcharts, arrows, callouts, banners and even freehand scribbles to your documents in Google Docs. This is very similar to the drawing canvas of Microsoft Word.