Office for Mac OS X Arrives
Right on schedule, the Mac OS X-native version of Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite hit store shelves on Monday.Right on schedule, the Mac OS X-native version of Microsoft Corp.s Office suite hit store shelves on Monday. The Office X suite, has been tuned to the Carbon APIs in Mac OS X, Apple Computer Inc.s Unix-based operating system. It carries a price tag of $500, and upgrades are $300 each.
Until Dec. 31, Microsoft is offering a "technology guarantee" to customers who bought Office 2001 for Mac or its individual component applications since Oct. 24. The guarantee, which can be downloaded from Microsofts Mactopia site, lets users get a free copy of the equivalent Office X for Mac product.