Platform and Office News

Here's the second section of this month's industry newsletter.

Platform News

The experience of installing Windows 8 has been improved.

Windows 8 defrag has new options

Make your Windows 7 desktop more Autumnal with a theme.

Office News

Microsoft Office Starter 2010 is a free version of Word and Excel 2010. It also allows you to create a portable version which can be run off a USB drive.

Office 15 beta is rumoured to be out in January.

How to extract customisation information from an Office 2010 MSP.

Word was better than WordPerfect according to Bill Gates in Novell’s billion dollar lawsuit filed in 2004, currently going through the courts.