Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Elsewhere Online: Microsoft Office for Mac 2008 Hits January 15 with $150 Home Version [Gizmodo]

Microsoft Office 2008 is coming and it won't be a moment too soon. Office 2004 is getting long in the tooth and is none too happy running under Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5.1)

Of course, the interface has changed substantially, so there will be some learning to do, The Gizmodo article below covers most of the major issues.

Microsoft Office for Mac 2008 Hits January 15 with $150 Home Version [Office Returns To Mac]

There's no better sign of Microsoft's increasing acceptance of the Mac population than the latest version of Office for Mac 2008, the first Office with native support for Intel-based Macs. Like its Mac-side predecessors, this Office has its own interface and tools, many which aren't found on the PC. But whatever you use to create your PowerPoint presentation or Word doc, it will be 100% compatible with the 2007 PC Office edition. We've known it was coming for a while but now it's officially en route, hitting most retail outfits on January 15th at three key prices. We've been playing with the beta for a few weeks, too, and so far it's a smooth ride.

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(Via Gizmodo.)

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