Realizing the importance of the increasing market share which the iPhone platform currently posses, Microsoft today has released OneNote app for iPhone and iPod touch. This is the fourth app which has come out of Microsoft for the iPhone/iOS platform, the other three being Bing for iPhone, Seadragon Mobile, and Microsoft Tag.
Redmond Pie in association with Microsoft has organized this huge giveaway to celebrate the launch of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. This giveaway packs x1 genuine Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Business (US $280), x1 Flip Ultra HD Camcorder (US $200), x1 Seagate 1TB FreeAgent External HDD (US $109). This brings the total to $589 worth of free goodies from Microsoft Store that you don't want to miss. !
In a surprise move, Microsoft and Facebook today has announced Docs.com – a social word-processing platform from where you can share your Office documents on Facebook with other people. The idea behind the whole thing is to let people share their Office documents on Facebook, it is really that simple. Editing and creating documents is now a piece of cake.
Microsoft has announced that they have reached RTM (Release to Manufacturing) stage for Office 2010 and that it will be available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers on 22nd of April. The official launch of Office 2010 will be hosted in New York City on 12th May including many other virtual events, and it will be available in every retail store in the US in June.
A new Build 14.0.4730.1007 of Office 2010 has been leaked by WZOR, a site infamously known for many leaked builds of Windows 7 during its testing stages. While the stuff which is new to this build is not known yet, but a new EULAID:O14_RTM_VL.1_RTM_EN, shown in “Microsoft Software License Terms” indicates that Office 2010 may probably have internally entered RTM branch.
Microsoft today on Day 2 of Professional Developers Conference (PDC09) has released Office Mobile 2010 Beta for Windows phones running Windows Mobile 6.5. Those of you with Windows phones, capable of running Windows Mobile OS can download and install Office Mobile 2010 from Windows Marketplace for Windows Mobile.
The Beta bits of Office 2010 Beta along with Office Web Applications are now up on MSDN and TechNet Plus. TechNet Plus and MSDN subscribers can now download and evaluate Office 2010 Beta before the official public availability on November 18th. The most significant change in this Beta Build from the Technical Preview is the new installation procedure for test versions of Office 2010 SKUs, Upload Center, modified version of Backstage view and new refreshed icons for all Office products. Office 2010 Beta is available in both 32 and 64-bit flavors.
A new Build 14.0.4514.1009 from Microsoft Office 2010 Beta branch has been leaked in the wild, and is now available for download. The most significant change in this leaked build is the new installation procedure for test versions of Office 2010 SKUs. Previously, setup used to ask for product keys after it has been initiated, but now, starting from Build 14.0.4514.1009, Office 2010 will ask you for a special unique installation product key before setup has even started, thus making it difficult for those who try to leech through illegal sources.
WZOR is at it again. Reportedly, A new Beta Build 14.0.4417.1000 of Microsoft Office 2010 has leaked in the wild. This Build features refreshed icons for all Office applications, slightly modified version of Backstage view, Upload Center (for Office Web Apps?) and a new logo for Office 2010.
Microsoft has started sending invites for Office 2010 Technical Preview program. Those of you who recently signed up for this Technical Preview program might have got the email today from Microsoft, giving you the access to download the bits. However the Build 14.0.4006.1110 which is available on Microsoft Connect site is older than the most recently leaked Beta build 14.0.4302.1000.