Links for 18 January 2009

The march of the online office suites continues. Laptop Mag reviews the new Zoho Office (Beta) and finds it a strong rival to Google Apps. For added convenience you can even log in using your Gmail or Yahoo Mail account details. I’m increasingly using Google Docs, especially for collaboration, but Zoho’s tools look impressive.

In the ongoing battle to eliminate distractions while working on a web-connected computer, several text editing tools now deliver full screen mode. Web Worker Daily has an overview. My favourite, not mentioned here, is the Mac only Scrivener.

Someone who would surely have mocked anyone who went to such lengths just to be able to concentrate is Dr. Johnson. Language Hat pointed out earlier this week that his dictionary is now online, blogging one definition a day.