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Submission Microsoft Office 2010 Reviewed->

Stoobalou writes: After the huge overhaul that was Office 2007, it was difficult to see where Microsoft could really go next. If you’d asked us three years ago, our money would have been on tinkering changes to the way the suite worked with backend tools such as SharePoint.

We were half right, most the changes are of the fine-tuning sort. But to our surprise, there’s a lot more to the new suite than just backend bodges. Clearly spurred into action by the rise of social media and competition from Google, Microsoft has actually managed to deliver some nifty – if understated – new features.

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Comment Re:Go To Scotland In January (Score 1) 170

The Icelanders are sending woolly jumpers to people in Hull, England because it's -3.

How we laughed!

If it's -3 in Scotland we get the Hawaiian shirts and hulas on and have a barbecue next to the River Clyde whilst downing pints of 25 year old Auchentoshan mixed with Tennents Lager.
It's funny.  Laugh.

Submission Where Movies Meet Computing: A Trivia Quiz->

Esther Schindler writes: "Information technology often shows up onscreen at the movies. Sometimes technology is the star (remember You've Got Mail?); more often it plays a supporting role. CIO magazine is running a movie/computer trivia quiz to test your knowledge. First question: In Firewall, what three items did Harrison Ford's bank security manager use to crack into the bank's data center?"
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