Quip Is Great for Collaborating, but Still a Word-Processing Work in Progress

Quip is a new cloud-based word-processing app for the mobile age. Can it replace more mature products?
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With $15M From Benchmark, Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor’s Quip Aims to Take Productivity Mobile

Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor is now on a mission to “build the productivity suite for the mobile era.”
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Surface Pro: Hefty Tablet Is a Laptop Lightweight

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet has some of the attributes of a laptop and is capable of running full-featured Windows 8, though at a price — in dollars and pounds, says Walt Mossberg.
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Seven Questions for Google Enterprise Chief Amit Singh

Is Google Apps finally mainstream yet?
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Google Acquires Quickoffice for Mobile Productivity Apps

Another acquisition for Google, this time with a mobile focus.
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Running an iPad App on Windows

Walt answers a reader’s question on whether it’s possible to run an iPad app on a Windows computer.

Google Turns Word Comments, A Necessary Office Evil, Into Discussions

Google Docs tries to wrangle one of the great annoyances of office life — collaborating on documents — into a Twitter-like discussion.

Google's Cloud Connect Beta Is Over. Now Where's Office365?

Google has taken its Cloud Connect cloud add-on for Microsoft Office out of Beta, giving Office users on Windows the freedom to collaborate via Google Apps. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s own Office365 is still in a limited beta test period.

Atrix 4G: Faux Laptop With a Phone For Brains

Walt reviews the Motorola Atrix 4G Android smart phone, which acts as the brains of a small laptop device.
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The iPad Now Can Take Command of Computers

Walt looks at two apps that let the iPad take control of a PC or Mac remotely.
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