|Google Apps is a set of web applications provided by Google. These web applications include Google Email, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Sites.|
|All of these web applications offer an online alternative to traditional office suites. Thus you can look at Google Apps as an online office suite.|
|The main advantage of Google Apps is obvious - your documents are always available online, ready to be viewed and edited. You don't need to install any additional software on your computer. Furthermore, Google Apps is a free service, so you won't have to purchase anything. All you need is an internet connection and a standard web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox.|
|The first thing you need to do to start using Google Apps is register a new Google Apps account.|
|The first thing you need to do to start using Google Apps is register a new Google Apps account.
Once you create an account for your domain name, you must verify that you own your domain in order to use Google Apps with it. There are two ways you can verify that you own the domain:
|Apart from this the service is fast and easy to use. Windows Live also has the feature of customizing your domain, the main difference between these two are in the looks. Windows live custom domain has a better layout and UI, but Google apps has more features.|