Random catch up 22nd Feb

Skydrive comes out of beta Beta is over for http://skydrive.live.com and the new version increases the storage by 4Gb to 5Gb! I use this to put my presentations in on the right column on the blog – easy to imbed the link with the icon Interoperability announcements there is a lot to read about here….


How to run Office 2007 on Windows XP

It is still worth pointing out to everyone that Office 2007 is designed to run on Windows XP sp2 and above.  So if you just live.com/yahoo/googled this, welcome and let me assure you.. You don’t need to have Windows Vista to run it.  From a spec perspective, in general if your PC can run Office…


The crazy world of Open XML

With the ballot resolution later this month, the temperature is high around the issues on Open XML.  On our side we believe that Open XML is solving a different problem to ODF and so we supported it through fast track.  IBM and others have decided to see this as a "war on standards" – mad…