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Goodbye MS Works, hello ad-supported Office 2010 Starter!

While I haven't had any customers ask to purchase Microsoft Works in years, it still appears on the odd retail boxed laptop. With the coming release of Office 2010, Microsoft has decided it's high time to tag and bag Works and replace it. Stepping in to fill the void will be Office 2010 Starter, which will be targeted at the average consumer's needs. Starter will package only Word and Excel with ...

Sandboxing adds extra layer of security to Microsoft Office 2010

Many of you already know about sandboxing and why it's useful. For those of you who don't, a sandbox (wikipedia article) provides an added layer of security on your computer by running unfamiliar code in an isolated space. Security threats change rapidly, and it's become virtually impossible to stay ahead of the bad guys (or even hot on their heels). Sandboxing can help level the playing field. ...

Office 2010: The Movie (or not)

Microsoft is so excited about Office 2010 that it's putting out an action movie based on the product. OK, that's not true. But the company has hired Dennis Liu to create a trailer for a non-existent, action-packed and kind of funny movie called Office 2010. In addition to the trailer, there's an official movie page, complete with a cast blog, backstage interviews, and a link to register for the ...

Office 2010 technical preview leaks on torrent trackers

Who wants to wait until July 1st to try out Microsoft Office 2010? Heck, even if you do want to wait and register your name, you still might not be chosen as a tester. Fortunately, your friends at the Internet have got your back once again. Yes, the Office 2010 technical preview - like every build of Windows 7 that ends with an odd or even number (or zero) has been leaked to torrent trackers. Th...