At some point, most of you have probably attempted to evade the Microsoft hegemony by rolling with some non-Redmond alternative, like OpenOffice, iWork, AbiWord or, if you’re really hardcore, Nisus Writer. (Or if you’re really really hardcore, emacs or vi.)
For the low low price of a Jackson, Hamilton and a Lincoln ($35), you can now get the native, full-fledged version of
StarOffice 9 for the Mac. Earlier this year, the beta was available–and Derik
told us that the price would be $70. Now that StarOffice is half that much, you’d be a fool not to try it.
StarOffice, of course, is based on the same source code as
OpenOffice–which is free–but hey, if you still want it, go ahead and grab it