Excel for Android: Import Data from a Printed Document Directly to Excel
Very often, we come across a table, in print, which we may wish to import into Excel. And, of course, it is painful to sit and enter the entire data into Excel. Now, your Microsoft Excel app for Android, allows you to do just that. Along with numbers, you can convert lists and recipes. And the entire process is very simple.
 
Just fire the app on your Android phone and open a new sheet (blank workbook). At the bottom of the screen, tap the ‘Data from Picture’ button (it's the 3x3 grid with a camera). If this is your first time using the tool, tap ‘Allow’ to give Microsoft permission to convert the image to data using Microsoft's online service. Then tap the red check button to convert the data. In a preview of the captured data, tap a red-highlighted cell and then tap ‘Edit’ to enter the missing information. Tap ‘Done’ after each change. You can also tap un-highlighted cells, to make corrections or changes. Once you are done, tap ‘Insert’ at the top, to place the data in your workbook.
 
This is a very cool feature on the Android app and is likely to appear on Excel for iOS very soon.
 
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PRAVIN V

4 weeks ago

Not able to convert image to raw data reliably. Lot of data gets distorted. Even few characters are misinterpreted during conversion; so are numbers as well. There are few better apps than this. CSV / Tab formatting is slightly better.

Rahul T DeSai

4 weeks ago

Excel for Android was very interesting information.

Smartoffice: Edit MS Office Files and also PDFs on the Go
Smartoffice lets you view and edit Microsoft Office files and also PDFs, on the go. It is an intuitive, easy-to-use document editing app with a sleek design inspired by the familiar user interface (UI) of a desktop Office document. Users can view, edit, create, present and share MS Office documents directly on, or from, their mobile devices. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF are supported. Besides, you could print wirelessly, directly from the app to a host of printers which are Wi-Fi enabled.
 
Documents can be saved in original file formats or quickly converted to PDFs. All editing and formatting functions are supported. Support is also available even for password-protected documents. Full cloud synchronisation is available and you can open and save documents to the cloud with effortless ease with Box, Dropbox and Google Drive. 
 
A must-have tool in your suite of apps for your productivity on the go.
 
 
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Tor Browser: Browse Safely on Android
Tor Browser for Android is the only official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project, developers of the world’s strongest tool for privacy and freedom online. It isolates each website you visit, so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. Any cookies are automatically cleared when you’re done with browsing. 
 
Tor aims to make all users look the same, making it difficult for you to be finger-printed, based on your browser and device information. When you use this browser, your traffic is relayed and encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network. The network comprises thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays. This helps you to browse freely and access sites that your local Internet service-provider may have blocked. 
 
Tor Browser is free and open source software developed by the Tor Project, a non-profit organisation. You may support it by donating to the Project online.
 
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Aditya G

1 month ago

With all the censoring and blocking by the Govt, you forgot to mention that Tor is perfect for ...*ahem*...nevermind...

AKSHAY GANESH KINI

1 month ago

Tor is overkill for regular users.

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ROHIT SAXENA

In Reply to AKSHAY GANESH KINI 1 month ago

You will be surprised how much companies are spending in knowing you. Tor is mandatory IMHO

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