Available now: SoftMaker Office 2016, the best alternative to Microsoft Office

Lightning-fast, with excellent Microsoft Office compatibility and with significant feature enhancements

The software vendor SoftMaker announced today the official release of its new Office suite, SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows – currently the best alternative to Microsoft Office. The new suite feels fast and responsive, offers a variety of new features for home and business users and brings a new level of compatibility with all popular Office file formats. It includes a word processor, a spreadsheet programme, a presentation programme and, for the first time, an improved version of Thunderbird as SoftMaker’s alternative to Microsoft Outlook.

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NEW: SoftMaker Office HD Basic – the strongest free Office package for Android tablets

NEW: SoftMaker Office HD Basic – the strongest free Office package for Android tablets


A few months ago, German software developer SoftMaker released SoftMaker Office HD, the first Office suite for Android tablets that offers the full functional scope of a Windows Office package. SoftMaker has now published an additional, free “Basic” variant: it forgoes some advanced functions of Office HD, but still considerably overtrumps all the other free Android Office packages. SoftMaker Office HD Basic will initially be available exclusively in the Amazon Appstore, later also in the Google Play Store and directly from SoftMaker.

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Invitation for all: SoftMaker Office 2016 available immediately for public beta testing

Invitation for all: SoftMaker Office 2016 available immediately for public beta testing

The German software manufacturer SoftMaker released the beta version of SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows today. The new Office is now even faster and more compatible with Microsoft Office. Numerous functional improvements make it the alternative to Microsoft Office. SoftMaker invites everyone who is interested to download the beta version for free and test it.

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New Smart Sports Watch from Hannspree is only £29.99

 

Sync to Smartphone via Bluetooth, receive message and call notifications, track weight loss, monitor sleep and much more

Hannspree LogoTake your first steps into the world of wearable technology with the highly affordable activity gadget from consumer electronics manufacturer and AV specialist Hannspree. Fun and smart, the new Sports Watch offers a variety of functions to monitor and assist in everyday activities such as; sleep, exercise, diary management and mobile phone communications, and with a small price tag of only £29 it is wallet friendly and a perfect gift option for gadget lovers.

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SoftMaker gets onboard the Thunderbird project

SoftMaker's goal is to build Thunderbird into the best-performing competition to Microsoft Outlook

Millions of users the world over appreciate Mozilla Thunderbird as a powerful e-mail program, but development and innovation slowed after Mozilla cut the Thunderbird development team. German office suite developer SoftMaker is going to help reverse that. It is taking an active role in the Thunderbird community and is providing the development team with a full-time programmer to help improve Thunderbird and the Lightning calendar plug-in. In the soon-to-be released SoftMaker Office 2016, an enhanced version of Thunderbird replaces the eM Client e-mail solution.

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