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Windows/Mac/Linux: LibreOffice has always been powerful enough to stand up against Microsoft Office, but it’s also been a bit ugly and clunky to use. A new update the overhauls the user interface and makes it a lot more useable.
Microsoft has added some new features to the web version of Sway, its presentation builder that isn’t PowerPoint. The big additions in this version are the ability to use embed codes from other sites and an enhanced range of import options.
Google tracks a lot of information about what you’ve done, which it uses to make suggestions for products like Google Now and autocomplete. Google recently updated its Account History page with the ability to view or pause or voice search history, as well as other information from your mobile devices.
Android/iOS: Simplenote, our favourite syncing note-taker on the iPhone, got a minor but nice update today that includes a new dark mode and the ability to adjust font sizes.
Google’s announcement that it will not provide security updates for older versions of its Android mobile operating system means that more than a billion users face growing security risks to their phones or tablets.