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PC World: The Google Office I'd Go For

Oct 05, 2005, 00:15 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Harry McCracken)

"First of all, Google and StarOffice are, in some ways, an odd fit. Google is at its most admirably Google-esque when it marches its own drummer, delivering useful tools that are anything but clones of existing products. Examples: Gmail, Google Maps, Google Earth, and, oh yeah, the Google Search engine itself.

"By contrast, StarOffice (and OpenOffice.org, its free open-source variant) are mostly about doing things very much like the competition--Microsoft Office, natch--but doing a lot more affordably..."

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