Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Sep 2006 20:33 UTC
Mac OS X Microsoft's next-gen Office suite for the Mac is being given a top-to-toe refit in readiness for its debut in the third quarter of 2007. On the surface is a revised interface which borrows ideas from the Office 2007 for Windows 'ribbon' and has already been radically changed due to user feedback. The new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint will all adopt the native XML file formats of their Windows siblings. And, the program is of course being rebuilt as an Intel-friendly Universal Binary application.
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by REM2000 on Mon 18th Sep 2006 21:07 UTC
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Please Microsoft Dump Entourage and Give Mac users Outlook 2007 with full Exchange connectivity.

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RE: Outlook
by asharism on Tue 19th Sep 2006 03:28 in reply to "Outlook"
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I agree.

A full Outlook with exchange integration may just be the killer app for the Mac.

However, exchange exposes a web service interface that allows other applications to access and manipulate a user's mailbox. Other applications like and Thunderbird can definitely take advantage of this and offer near complete exchange/outlook like functionality.

While functionality like this is distinct possibility in the near distinct future, MS release an outlook of it own for the Mac may just make it the winner.

My 0.02c.

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