Monday, June 19, 2006
Yes, Google is getting into office productivity software. There is a beta version available of its web-based Google Spreadsheet software right now, but only by invitation. PCMag.com has a preview which includes screenshots. It's very basic right now, having just a fraction of the functionality of Microsoft's Excel. However, it allows you to easily share spreadsheets with others, allow others to edit your spreadsheet, and chat while you are using the spreadsheet.