Mac Office 2008 goes beta

by admin April 1, 2007 at 11:06 am

David Flynn at APC reports the latest news on Mac Office 2008, and it is big news.

“We’re in private betas right now” confirmed Sheridan Jones, Lead Marketing Manager for Microsoft’s Mac Business Unit (MacBU), during an exclusive interview with APC magazine.

Mac Office 2008 will be the last major application for the Mac to be released as a Universal Binary. With Adobe CS being released next month, Steve Jobs will be able to declare yet another transition as being “over” sometime in the second half of the year. Mac users, especially those on MacBooks with 512MB of RAM?¢‚Ǩ‚Äùminus what the crappy integrated graphics steals?¢‚Ǩ‚Äùcan look forward to much improved performance without Rosetta.

Full article: Ars Technica