Starting from today, Microsoft Office 2010 is available in 240 countries and ten languages. Subscribers of Microsoft TechNet Subscriptions and MSDN can download the software since April, now it is available in stores for private users as well.
Today Office 2010 has reached Release-to-Manufacturing status, after many months of hard work. Since its first public beta in November 2009, more than 7.5 million users have downloaded and tested Office 2010.
When Office 2010 is released in June, on many computers there will be a special Office version, replacing pre-installed Works. This Office version, Office Starter, contains trimmed versions of Word and Excel. Chris Capossela, Senior Vice President of Microsoft’s Information Worker Product Management Group, talked about some Office 2010 Starter details.
Google is closing an acquisition of the Office document collaboration service DocVerse, according to a report by TechCrunch. DocVerse syncs whatever changes you make to any Office document to the screens of your collaborators.
Sometimes when you send a message with Microsoft Outlook, the recipient only receives a “winmail.dat” attachment instead of the original ones. You can prevent this from happening by selecting the correct message format.
I just received the following e-mail from Connect: “The Beta release of Office 2010 marks the end of the Technical Preview program.”