Microsoft revives Outlook for Mac

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/08/13/ms_outlook_revamp/

Microsoft is to bring back a Mac version of Outlook, a move that will see the end of its current Mac OS X email, PIM and collaboration offering, Entourage.

This app will be canned when the next major release of Mac Office ships in late 2010.

Entourage could, of course, have been Outlook, but at the time MS was facing criticism from Office users who increasingly saw the Mac version of the suite as a rough knock-off of the Windows version, especially given the un-Mac like nature of the product’s UI. Entourage was intended to show that MS was serious about the needs of its Mac customers, who generated a tidy income for the software giant.

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