Archive for February, 2007

The next version of Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office 2007 is out the door now, so everyone is starting to wonder “What’s next?”  A long time ago, Office was given version numbers, like Word 6.0.  With Windows 95, that changed to a year, yield Office 95, Office 97, and Office 2000.  Then, with Windows XP, they gave Office a matching moniker, so we had Office XP.  Since then, it’s been back to years with Office 2003 and Office 2007.  However, through all of this, the version number system has still been maintained.  So Office 2007 is actually Office version 12.  It was actually referred to as Office More >

Outlook and I are celebrating our 8th anniversary

While I was doing my Outlook Daylight Savings Time update, I realized something neat…  this month marks 8 years of calendar history for me in Outlook.  In February 1999, I first started using Outlook to manage my calendar, having switched over from the Palm desktop, and before that an obscure calendar program for a strange little PDA I had.

Outlook and I have been through a lot together.  When our relationship first started, I was just a sophomore in college.  In the past 8 years, I’ve graduated, started a business, gotten married, traveled, and had two kids.  6,022 calendar entries later, Outlook’s More >