If you're a Mac user and you absolutely cannot stomach the idea of paying for a Microsoft product, you can at least give Office a try for 30 days without spending a dime. Office for Mac has just introduced a trial program.
In an exceedingly rare move, Microsoft's scheduled patch releases for its Office suite of software was incomplete. It did not release the patches it should have to the 2004 and 2008 Mac editions.
Just four months after the latest version of Microsoft Office came to Windows computers, a new Mac version of the software suite will be hitting the shelves, in 100 different countries.