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Microsoft released the second service pack update to Office 2008 for Apple's Mac platform today. The software giant said SP2 would improve speed and stability issues in Office for Mac users, who can also expect to see new features added that connect the suite to Microsoft's SharePoint servers and Office Live workspaces. "With …


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  1. breakfast Silver badge
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    Showing my age

    I hope future stories on this topic will go on to explore how sick Dick is and how gone Ron is.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    Utterly pointless!

    Worst 90 quid ( student license ) I spent was on MS Office for Mac, nowhere near as good as the Windows version, useful features missing ( no duplicate search in Excel! ), anyone would think MS were trying to simply pay lip service to Apple and the EU, and get people back to Windows!

    I'm sticking with the cheaper options like OpenOffice or IWork!

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    You can see our socks, because we're wearing dorky sandals.

  4. Mark C 1
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    What's The Time?

    It's Def Con One

  5. Sam Gaw
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    Scratch My Back?

    Not to fuel the rumor mill but I wonder if this was part of the iPhone/ActiveSync deal? You support Exchange and we'll support Sharepoint...

  6. Kieran


    It's the only choice.

  7. mks


    the startup time for Office apps could be further improved... I still say to hell with Office, give us audio/video on Messenger...

  8. Anonymous Coward
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    @ AC 16:36

    NeoOffice is really quait naice.

  9. Inspector71

    MS Office...

    There is no love between us anymore.

    MIne's the one with one of a million Designers Republic logos on it.

    (so old...)

  10. Anonymous Coward

    @Mark C 1

    Glad I'm not the only one that spotted that....

  11. Anonymous Coward


    Why would anyone pay all that money for a Mac to run M$ software? It's like putting diesel in a F1 racing car (Force India). I run hookey Office 2003 in Win2000 on VirtualBox in ubuntu. At it didn't cost me a java bean.

    It's feels better to be a freetard than an iDiot.

    Mines the one with someone elses software in the pocket

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