Apparently, NDA doesn’t mean what it used to mean. Office 15 has been showing up in several places, along with screenshots and a lot of information. It looks nice, and a return to simple times. Some compare it with as an Apple-esc style of UI. There are a few things in there that bug me, but not enough to make a stink about it. Very minor things.
Microsoft’s next-generation Office suite recently reached the Technical Preview stage, allowing third parties to test Microsoft’s pre-beta code. The software giant released early copies of Office 15 to a number of businesses, partners and OEMs in January ahead of a public beta this summer. Thanks to a source with access to the Technical Preview, we’ve been able to get a closer look at Microsoft’s plans for its next Office suite.