This Weeks Free Software Pick
Lotus 123 was one of the first spreadsheet programs for PC and was arguably the driving force in businesses adopting computers. Digital spreadsheets were complete game-changers. Microsoft was late to the table with Excel (in typical Microsoft fashion), its own spreadsheet software. Part of the Microsoft Office suite, Excel eclipsed Lotus 123 and today is the leading spreadsheet software.
While the best Excel experience is going to be with the desktop app, there are ways to use Excel for free. The web and mobile apps don’t have all of the features of the desktop app but for casual use, they may be all you need.
Excel’s Smart Lookup Feature
Microsoft Office has many features to help you with your work. Word has a built-in Thesaurus and Excel has Smart Lookup.
If you’ve ever needed to research the contents of an Excel cell, Smart Lookup automatically does a Bing search for you. Maybe not a feature you’ll use every day but super handy when you need it!
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You’ve heard about the big Facebook leak? 533 million people’s data is out there. Including Mark Zuckerberg’s. And wait… is he using a rival to his own WhatsApp service?
#facebook #databreach #cybersecurity
Are big technology companies getting cold feet about working from home? Google’s got new rules for its staff. What’s your business planning long-term?
#google #RemoteWorking #ChainedToYourDesk
Amazon’s Echo Show 10 now lets you join Zoom meetings. Its camera tracks you as you move around. Would you ditch your trusty laptop for it?
#zoom #AmazonEcho #AlexaJoinZoom
There are some behind the scenes improvements to Teams to help it perform more consistently. Here’s the lowdown
A bit of Friday fun for you… Yahoo Answers is shutting down. And these are 10 of the best / strangest questions ever asked
Clubhouse, the new social platform on the block, now allows you to donate to creators. Have you found anyone you’d pay to listen to?
#clubhouse #SocialMedia #WorthListeningTo
We live our lives online like never before. And as this great long read demonstrates, the internet never forgets what we’ve done
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