Tag Archives: Microsoft Office

How to Convert Word 2007 Docs for Macs

By | March 22, 2007

A few readers have asked how to convert Word documents created in the new Microsoft Open Office XML Format with the docx extension so they can read them on a Mac. The answer: awkwardly. Windows users have a converter they can download. The Microsoft Mac team promised something similar back in December and yet haven’t, as far as… Read More »

Internet Explorer Euthanasia

By | September 25, 2004

Is Microsoft intentionally allowing Internet Explorer to die? It’s not brand-spanking new as an idea, but that’s the suggestion (I’m guessing the URL; it’s not posted on the website yet) of Dana Blankenhorn, who writes a newsletter called A-Clue.com. In it he writes: Microsoft is deliberately letting Internet Explorer lose the browser market to Mozilla’s Firefox. Microsoft won’t… Read More »

OneNote’s Price Drop

By | July 28, 2004

I’m a fan of Microsoft’s OneNote, but a critical one, and one of my gripes has been the price. Now that’s all changed, according to Microsoft’s Asian PR: Effective August, Microsoft has announced a price adjustment world wide for OneNote 2003 from US$199 to $99. The price adjustment will begin rolling out today with various retailers offering the… Read More »