The various flavors of Office 2010 are beyond mere mortal blogger comprehension, so here's the full press release. Choose your poison, and choose it wisely.

With Office 2010, the lineup of products has been improved to make it easier for people to choose a version that is best for them. Office 2010 will be offered in four versions:

* For qualified students and educators, Microsoft is introducing Office Professional Academic. Available through qualified retailers and campus bookstores, Office Professional Academic is priced at $99 and includes Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010, Outlook 2010, Publisher 2010, Access 2010, and Office Web Apps.
* To meet the needs of families, Office Home and Student is offered for $149 (boxed), or $119 (Product Key Card), and includes Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010, and Office Web Apps. This is available in a Family Pack, allowing use on three PCs in one house.
* For people running a small business or working from home, Office Home and Business is offered for $279 (boxed) or $199 (Product Key Card) and includes Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010, Outlook 2010, and Office Web Apps.
* For more advanced needs, Office Professional is offered for $499 (boxed), or $349 (Product Key Card) and includes Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010, Outlook 2010, Publisher 2010, Access 2010, premium technical support, and Office Web Apps.