MICROSOFT OFFICE XP – CHEAP!

Microsoft has always had “student editions” of the Office suite – same software, lower price, for full-time students and educators. In the past it’s only been available in settings where there was some small amount of control over the...

MICROSOFT’S PLAN TO SELL OFFICE XP

If you’ve been reading the tech news, you’ve seen references to a controversy about “Product Activation” in Microsoft Office XP, and more controversy over a new licensing scheme for large companies called “Software Assurance.” This...

OFFICE XP

I spent ten minutes today looking at Microsoft Office XP for the first time. Two things jumped out as features that might be worth the price of admission, if they work. I’ll be watching the reviews. — Voice recognition is built into the Office...

WORDPERFECT DEATH WATCH

Corel’s quarterly results showed a trivially small profit, but sales have completely collapsed for the WordPerfect suite. “Word processing and productivity sales plummeted from $22.1 million in Q1 2000 to $11.6 in Q1 2001.” I wasn’t able to...

NEW VERSION OF MICROSOFT OFFICE SOON

Microsoft Office XP will arrive in a few months, the successor to MS Office 2000. Not much information on new features, but the company believes it’s an important new release, especially for people who held off on upgrading to Office 2000. As I understand it,...