Entourage for Web Services released today

Today’s a big day for MacBU! Today, we released Entourage for Web Services. EWS was in public beta earlier this year. Thanks to your help, we made plenty of improvements, and now you can get the final bits. Go forth and download! For those of you who participated in the EWS beta, the best way…

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Q&A: What about Entourage EWS and Office:Mac 2008 SP2?

If you’re using the Entourage for Web Services beta, do not install SP2. You should continue to use Office 2008 12.1.5. We’re putting the final polish on the bits now, and will have it ready to go soon. When we do, I’ll post instructions for what the beta users will need to do to use…

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Using Entourage to manage your mail

I just noticed that the folks over at the Unclutterer blog have posted a great post about how to use Entourage to manage email.


Q&A: Why doesn’t Hotmail work with Entourage:Mac now?

I got the following question about Hotmail and Entourage: Using Entourage on an iMac. Suddenly Hotmail account doesn’t want to work anymore. Saw your post regarding POP3 coming soon. Will that fix this problem? Earlier this year, Hotmail made free POP access available for all users. This is part of their effort to remove WebDAV…

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Q&A: why don’t new events created on my iPhone show up in Entourage?

I got a question about using Sync Services on Entourage 2008 with an iPhone: I have trouble synching my iPhone and the calendar feature. For some reason it does not always work very well. Things I write on the phone never make it to my calendar on my Mac. Any thoughts? Make sure that your…


Macworld on the impact of Exchange 2010 for Mac users

John C. Welch has written a great article for Macworld about what Exchange 2010 means for Mac users. Go read his thoughts about it. Here in Microsoft, the Entourage team has been working closely with the Exchange team to ensure that Exchange Web Services meets our needs. The results of this collaboration can be found…


Q&A: How do I install the 12.1.7 update with Entourage EWS?

With the latest 12.1.7 update, I keep on getting asked variations on the following question: How do I install the 12.1.7 update with Entourage EWS? If you are using Entourage EWS, and if you want to continue using it, you should not update to Office 2008 12.1.7. Keep your Office 2008 install at 12.1.5. If…

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Office 2008 12.1.7 and Office 2004 11.5.4 available today

Update Tuesday is here, and aside from the Office:Mac 2008 trial, we’ve also got a couple of updates to Office:Mac 2008 and Office:Mac 2004. Office 2008 is now at 12.1.7 is a roll-up update that includes everything in the previous service packs. It’s a security update. For complete details about this release, check out the…

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San Francisco Bay Area Mac users needed

I’ve just mapped out my research schedule for the next few months, and I’ve come to a conclusion: I need more Mac users. In particular, I need Mac users who live in the Bay Area, and who are at least one of the following types of users: PowerPoint users who use PowerPoint in a business…


Macworld productivity article wins an award from American Business Media

Congratulations are in order for Joe Kissell at Macworld. Joe wrote a great article titled Empty your inbox: Three easy steps to taming e-mail clutter once and for all, which includes tips for using Entourage 2008. His article was so good that it was recognised in American Business Media’s 2009 Neals Awards for the Best…