Microsoft's newest Office goes on sale Tuesday

Jun 14, 2010

(AP) -- The next version of Microsoft Corp.'s Office software will be available to consumers and small businesses starting Tuesday.

Office Home and Student 2010, the most basic bundle of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, will cost $150. The programs can be installed on as many as three home computers.

A $280 version also includes the Outlook e-mail program. A $500 bundle adds Publisher, a desktop publishing program, and Access, a database.

For the first time, is also launching free Web-based versions of the four core Office programs. They will have fewer features than the desktop software.

Inc. already offers a similar set of free programs that run in a Web browser.

Explore further: Unlocking the potential of simulation software

More information: http://office.microsoft.com

2 /5 (6 votes)
add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Microsoft gets more aggressive with free software

May 11, 2010

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new edition of its Office programs to businesses Wednesday, and for the first time it's adding versions of Word and other programs that work in a Web browser and will be free for ...

Microsoft moving Office online in duel with Google

Jul 13, 2009

Microsoft on Monday said that the 2010 version of its popular Office software will feature online collaboration as the technology giant duels "in the cloud" with Internet titan Google.

Microsoft says Office for Mac will have Outlook

Aug 13, 2009

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday it will include Outlook, a popular e-mail and calendar program that's ubiquitous on its Windows computers, in the next version of its Office suite for Apple Inc.'s Mac computers.

Microsoft looks to 'cloud' with Office 2010

May 12, 2010

Microsoft released the latest update to its popular Office software on Wednesday including a Web-hosted version aimed at countering competition from emerging "cloud" products offered by Google.

Recommended for you

Does your computer know how you're feeling?

2 hours ago

Researchers in Bangladesh have designed a computer program that can accurately recognize users' emotional states as much as 87% of the time, depending on the emotion.

Microsoft to unveil new Windows software

19 hours ago

A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.

Unlocking the potential of simulation software

Aug 21, 2014

With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3-D digital models of large structures to simulate how they'll fare under stress, vibrations, heat, and other real-world conditions.

Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

Aug 20, 2014

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.

User comments : 1

Adjust slider to filter visible comments by rank

Display comments: newest first

baudrunner
5 / 5 (1) Jun 15, 2010
Another infamous Microsoft cash grab. Word 2007 was the same damn product as the version before it but with a new look requiring a pretty steep learning curve, that's all. And it's getting pretty annoying that Microsoft keeps fixing products that already work. Greedy b%!*(#@^$s

I'm quite happy with Open Office, thank you, and while it's a few years old, it works fine. Its document processor was the first to offer .pdf file conversion. Best thing about it? IT'S FREE!!! And there is nothing about it that needs fixing! Are you listening, Microsoft?