Just In Time For School, Google Offers StarOffice Suite… Free!
Here’s a timely update, Google has just announced that it is including Sun’s Star Office Productivity Suite for Free! This suite is similar to Microsoft Office and Open Office (another great freeware product). Up until this point StarOffice could only be had for $69.95.
Google is offering this suite as part of it’s “Google Pack” Software. This software can be found here. It includes other great freeware as well:
- Google Earth
- Norton Security Scan
- Google Desktop
- Adobe Reader
- Spyware Doctor
- Google Toolbar
- Picasa (A must, in my opinion)
- Google Photos Screensaver
- Google Talk
- Star Office
To find out more about StarOffice go here.
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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.