Ribbon Hero 2: the game you can play at work

Ribbon Hero 2 has been out for about three weeks now. It is outpacing all our past projects in downloads by a wide margin. So far, I’d categorize the user feedback on “RH2” in the following way: Haven’t tried it: that is the dumbest thing I can imagine Have tried it: this is cool, fun,…

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Search Commands for Office 2010: It’s here!

I know there are a lot of fans of our Search Commands 2007 prototype from Office Labs out there, and many of you have written to ask us to update it to work on Office 2010. Well, thanks to some volunteer work and a little burning of the midnight oil from a few Labsters, we…

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The Garage

It’s not often these days I post twice in one week, but I just loved this post about The Garage @ Microsoft. This is a community that started up about 18 months ago as a grassroots effort, initiated by my team, Office Labs, but now is self-sustaining and run by the community itself. In the…

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OneNote Web App, cloud sync of notes, and Ribbon Hero for OneNote

Three great things are newly available. The first is that the web version of OneNote is now available to the public. Here’s the official blog post. This is something I’ve been waiting a long time for, and it nicely solves a few problems: When you want to use OneNote’s multi-user collaboration capabilities with a friend who doesn’t have…

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My new gig is Office Labs

For some time I’ve been quiet about what I have been up to since leaving the OneNote team in the capable hands of David and the gang. Well, today my new team’s external site went live at http://officelabs.com. As you can see on that site, Office Labs is a “try it and see what there…

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