MS Office Upgrade Plan Leaks: Buy Office 2007 March 5 or Later, Get…

According to a leak spotted by Ars, if you buy Microsoft Office 2007 anytime between March 5 and September 30 of this year, and you activate the product and save your dated receipt, you can get Office 2010 for free. Ars has more details, but slow down, there's a catch: The info was yanked after it was published, and… » 2/04/10 8:38pm 2/04/10 8:38pm

Microsoft Wants You to Pay Monthly Subscription for Office and Services…

Microsoft is testing a new bundle of fun codenamed "Albany" which rolls Office Home and Student, Windows Live OneCare, Office Live Workspace and some other Live services into a package that you'll pay a monthly fee for. It's this kind of thing, turning software into service you have to keep paying for and never… » 4/18/08 3:50pm 4/18/08 3:50pm

Coolness Roundup on Sirius: Listener Mailbag

Tonight's Coolness Roundup on Sirius Stars 102 features Gizmodo's Charlie White along with Stephen Schleicher of Sci Fi Tech answering listener email with questions about everything from Adobe limited-edition messenger bags for your laptop to using Office 2007, and even how to integrate a Windows Vista PC into your… » 3/15/07 10:10pm 3/15/07 10:10pm

Clippy R.I.P. - The World Wasn't Ready For You?

With recent tragedies surrounding our space an pornography programs, one major death has been passed over by the media. We are speaking of the late, not-necessarily-beloved Clippy who was brutally murdered out of Office 2007. Here is what Jensen Harris, Office Group Program Manager, had to say about the recent death. » 2/10/07 12:48pm 2/10/07 12:48pm

Vista Launch Parties Kickin' off Tonight

Yo party animals geeks, it's time to get that freshly dry-cleaned Zelda t-shirt on and head out for a night of Vista release partying. A bunch of retailers are hosting kickoff events all night with sports stars, local radio stations, free prizes, and fresh copies of Vista and Office 2007. Yea, we wouldn't tell our… » 1/29/07 10:08pm 1/29/07 10:08pm

Microsoft Packaging for Vista and Office 2007 Revealed

Microsoft, planning to lure you into using Windows Vista and Office 2007 for the rest of your life, today reveals the packaging for the upcoming products, going with a rounded design reminiscent of a 1950s toaster. Let's let the Microsoftians damn us with their faint prose: » 10/31/06 7:54am 10/31/06 7:54am

Take a look at close-ups of a couple of the…