How to get support for open source software

One of the most persistent myths surrounding Linux and other open source software is that there's no easy way to get good support. Just this week, for instance, we saw this claim used

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Independent foundation saves OpenOffice.org

Given Oracle's recent decision to pull the plug on OpenSolaris, there has been considerable concern over the past few months about the future of the OpenOffice.org productivity software suite. Both projects were inherited

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Two smart

Microsoft Office 2007 isn't cheap. The full standard edition lists for $399, and other editions cost between $149 and $499. Besides rare promotions like last year's "Ultimate Steal," Microsoft Corp. will discount its

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Eric Lai

Ready to switch from Microsoft Office to something “better”?

If there's one application that everybody has, and depends on, it's Microsoft Office. The newest Office, though, has met with a mixed reaction, thanks to a changed user interface that caused concern in

Published on: July 17th, 2008 Curtis Franklin Jr.