Posts Tagged ‘Google Calendar’

Office 2010 Beta Gets Rolling

November 17, 2009

Microsoft has started rolling out the beta version of its upcoming office suite, Microsoft Office 2010 to members of its Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and Technet developer groups.

Microsoft has also launched its Office 2010 beta homepage for anyone looking to get in on the public beta testing of Office 2010. For the moment, the page just says that the public beta will be opening soon and, while it doesn’t offer any more detail than that, we’re told to expect it to open properly over the course of the next week or so.

The idea of having a public beta has always been a nice way for any students out there to get their hands on some software to take notes with, without having to actually shell out any cash for it… without having to go the OpenOffice.org route, which many users still shy away from, despite it being free.

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See What Data Google Has on You

November 6, 2009

Google has launched a new service called Google Dashboard, which allows users to see all of the data that Google has accrued from its various services about your various habits.

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For many, the sheer ubiquity of Google services has long been the scariest thing about the search giant. Google’s combination of targeted ads, Gmail, Google Docs the Chrome browser, alongside ownership of YouTube, has long meant that the company has a hand in, for a lot of us, some very widespread datasets about your habits on the web.

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