Office 2007 Priced at $29, in China

In an effort to combat piracy, Microsoft has finally begun doing something that will actually help. Instead of putting more and more anti-piracy measures in Office they have lowered the price to the equivalent of $29. Microsoft has tried similar tactics in the past, like when they sold Office to college students at a drastically […]

Microsoft’s $59.95 Microsoft Office Ultimate Offer Ending Soon

I talked about the “Ultimate Steal” last September, the Ultimate Steal is an offer to college students with a valid .edu email address and a course load of at least 0.5 credits (although I’m not sure if they would actually be able to check how many classes you are taking, the .edu email address may […]

Microsoft Announces Works SE (Sponsored Edition)

Microsoft has begun offering a free advertising supported version of Microsoft Works, you know that not as good as Microsoft Office suite of applications that seems to be pre-installed on nearly every computer from major manufacturers because it only costs like $1.00 for the manufacturer to add it in, yea, that one. Currently this brand […]

Google Gears Syncs Its Teeth Into Google Docs

Google Gears has been around for a while now and it has been one of my favorite features of Google Reader. But now Google has added similar functionality to Google Docs allowing users to edit and view there documents offline, just as they would if they were online, and when they reconnect the Google Gears […]

OpenOffice.org Coming Native to OS X Next Year

Next September OpenOffice.org will be releasing its version 3.0 of the software which will finally give native support to OS X without having to install X11 beforehand. In case you Apple guys didn’t realize, you can already do this with a port of OpenOffice called NeoOffice that I have been using for months now. NeoOffice […]

Google Adds Presentation App to Google Docs

Google today announced that there will be an addition of a presentation app to the Google Docs suite. This is what everyone has been waiting for, the last piece of the puzzle, now if they would just improve it and add some features it would be a real competitor. At its current feature set it […]

Microsoft Presents $59.95 Microsoft Office to Students

Microsoft has started “The Ultimate Steal” which is a way for students to get Microsoft Office on the cheap, $59.95 for Office Ultimate 2007 to be exact. This is a really smart idea, especially since most students will resort to piracy to get the software, but at $59.95 I think that they would be willing […]

Google Adds StarOffice into Google Pack, and Who Cares?

Recently there was a buzz around the blogosphere about Google adding StarOffice being added to the Google Pack. My question is: Who Cares? I don’t know anyone who downloads the Google pack and I don’t know why anyone would. Out of the 12 programs in the Google pack I would only suggest people use 4 […]