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Topic: Microsoft Office

Last days to save hundreds on Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac

01/11/2008, 11:01 am

Microsoft Corp. next week will begin shipping the first copies of its much-anticipated Office 2008 productivity suite for the Mac, meaning there are just over three days left to take advantage of the company's "Super Suite Deal" that offers savings of up to $370 on the software.

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Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac goes gold, ships next month

12/11/2007, 04:12 pm

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it has wrapped up development of Office 2008 for Mac, the first overhaul to its productivity software suite for Apple's Mac users in nearly half a decade.

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Road to Mac Office 2008: Entourage '08 vs Mail 3.0 and iCal 3.0

11/19/2007, 09:11 am

One of the most anticipated applications in Office 2008 is the new Entourage. While some users can use alternatives to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, most of the users of Entourage are required to use it to access an Exchange Server for their mail and calendar. The reason for that has a lot to do with Exchange itself. Here's a look at the new Entourage in comparison to using Apple's built-in Mail, Address Book, and iCal.

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Road to Mac Office 2008: PowerPoint '08 vs Keynote 4.0

11/16/2007, 10:11 am

The planned mid-January release of Office 2008 offers a significant overhaul of the productivity suite's look and features. Previous segments described new features in Word and Excel, with comparisons to Apple's Pages and Numbers. This article examines what's new in PowerPoint 2008 in contrast to Keynote 4.0, the first new standalone productivity application Apple released for Mac OS X. It also looks at why Mac Office 2008 is still missing applications from the Windows version of Office, including Project, Access, and Visio.

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Road to Mac Office 2008: Excel '08 vs Numbers 1.0

11/15/2007, 10:11 am

The planned mid-January release of Office 2008 offers a significant overhaul of the productivity suite's look and features. The previous segment described new features in Word 2008, with some comparisons to Apple's Pages 08. This article examines what's new in Excel 2008 and contrasts Microsoft's oldest application to Apple's newest: the Numbers 08 spreadsheet included with iWork.

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Road to Mac Office 2008: Word '08 vs Pages 3.0

11/14/2007, 10:11 am

The planned mid-January release of Office 2008 offers a significant overhaul of the productivity suite's look and features. The previous segment described the challenges in front of the Mac Business Unit at Microsoft: deliver a new suite of applications with the features of the Windows side, but with an appearance and behaviors attractive to Mac users. Here's a more in-depth look at the specific new features in Word 2008, with some comparisons to Apple's Pages 08 included with iWork.

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Road to Office 2008: installation and interface

11/13/2007, 09:11 am

It's been four years since Microsoft last updated Office for the Mac. Is the new Office just a mild reheating of the last version, or a complete overhaul and fresh revitalization you desperately need? How Mac-like is it, and conversely, how Offlce-like is it, particularly when compared to its Windows cousin? We've spoke to a source testing the beta release of Office 2008 for Mac to find out. Here's an overview of what you can expect related to installation and its new user interface.

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Road to Mac Office 2008: an introduction

11/12/2007, 08:11 am

Microsoft's Office for Mac 2008 adds new features and a revised user interface to the standard suite of productivity applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage. Scheduled for release in January 2008, the upgrade will be the first new release for the Mac since 2004, back in the days of Mac OS 10.3 Panther.

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Microsoft says Office 2008 for Mac bundles to start at $150

09/25/2007, 08:09 am

Exhibiting at the Apple Expo in Paris on Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. said it will release three versions of its Office 2008 for Mac productivity suite in January, including a pricier special edition aimed at creative professionals who are continually daunted by the task of organizing their growing digital media libraries.

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