Microsoft's Clippy Makes Dramatic Return in Office 2010 Thriller

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bingojubes

so this is purely an advertisement for the new suite? or an actual film in production? looked like a combination of both, which made me lol.

if this IS in fact a film in production, i so wanna see this. 

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More600

Now can you update the best of the Best section??????????///

 

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Devo85x

What is the point of making a comercial for this? (not that it wasnt good) but their main market is with OEMs, so they dont rly need a comercial... most people doing their own OS install will use openoffice

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nekollx

POWER USERS will use Openoffice, Joe Six pack will get MS Office.

 

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mesiah

If by power users you mean techies and college students too poor to buy office, yes. If by joe six pack you mean business profesionals and enterprises, yes.

And no, MSs target audience for office is not OEMs. The majority of OEMs do not include office. If they include anything its works. The target audience is profesionals, students, and enterprise.

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winmaster

I thought clippy was off gambling his office earnings in another country. HE'S DEAD!!! NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

 

O, and they should make an actual movie, that trailer was great, I want to see the (nonexistant) movie now. 

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domih2009

Clippy, only those who have been subjected to it can appreciate the double-edge humor here.

Kaboums, whooshes and no facts about the actual product.

I guess this is next generation marketing.

Hopefully we can go lower: same thing to sale a political guy or gal.

Why bother with substance, Huh?

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nekollx

Substance? Its a incremental update to a indistury standard softwhere. In cases like your not tryign to educate everyone what the product is they know, hell they probably have a older version already. Products like these are about buzz, about hitting something wit hthe audience that makes them want to buy version 1+ of what they already have.

 

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domih2009

I understand your point from a marketing point of view.

However:

http://www.infoworld.com/print/34278

http://www.infoworld.com/infoworld/img/16TC-winoffice-results.gif

http://www.xpnet.com/iworldtest/

http://www.infoworld.com/infoworld/img/16TC-winoffice-resources.gif

In terms of usage, I do not see any transcendental difference between 2003 and 2007 except that the latter has a ribbon and is much slower and a resource hog.

So for the next update, instead of being shown a nice marketing movie I'd like to know whether or not 2010 is going to be yet another bloat explosion.

I respectfully rest my case.

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AMD64Blondie

I actually giggled while watching this video.The similarity to a real movie trailer was astounding.(I don't use Office 2010 yet,as I'm still using Office 2003.)

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