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No matter the device you use - whether it be a different computer, a tablet, or a phone - Google Drive has the ability to sync automatically between many different operating systems, ensuring you have access to your documents anywhere you want. See More
There is no way to know and even less to choose where your data is stored, and where it is backed up. So it is possible that all your information is accessible to the NSA, even if you are not a US citizen. See More
I still think this office suite is the best. It is not reliant on Java or any other third-party software, like the other open source alternatives, that will leave your computer system with a security vulnerability that will allow hackers to take control of it. I use it everyday in my home and office environment. See More
Crisp graphics with modern menu layout and easy use. They also have an online office suite that is also capable of offline operation. Full spectrum of software including instant LAN video phones, full network collaboration suites etc. There are no trial versions, no recurring subscription fees, no registration is necessary. The software also contains no third-party add-ons, toolbars, installers, or software distributions. See More
My experience has been great with the word processor Text Maker and the Presentation program. I have not used the speadsheet much. The word processor can handle complicated formatting from Word and not mess it up. This is important to me as I use Linux as my main OS and do a lot of academic proofreading. See More
LaTeX is single-threaded by design, since it must necessarily work sequentially to produce each page as it is laid out by the typesetting engine. This makes it dependent on the power of just one individual core in your multi-core computer setup and so migrating to a machine with more cores won't necessarily make your LaTeX documents build faster. See More
The whole reason that TeX -- and, by extension, LaTeX -- exists is to give people an easy way (well, for some value of "easy") to produce high-quality documents with properly laid out mathematical expressions and text in them. As long as you know the language (or have a reference sheet handy), you can include mathematical expressions in your document with little to no extra effort needed on your part. See More
There's a reason that scholarly journals often require the use of LaTeX for articles printed in their pages, and it's because the quality of the output is that good. Universities often require, or at least encourage, the use of LaTeX for graduate theses and dissertations for this same reason. See More
While you can edit documents through your browser on any OS if you use iCloud, the full feature set of the iWork programs is limited to Mac computers, iPad tablets, and iPhone and iPod touch mobile devices. If you use any other OS, you should look for something more portable. See More
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