Office 2010 is still in Beta, but it’s already looking extremely promising. It still has some stability issues to iron out, but from a raw speed perspective, it flies. If you are a Windows user, and want to try out Office 2010 for free until October 2010, check out our instructions here. If you do take the plunge, a point of warning, it will delete your previous version of Office, so make sure you have a backup.
If you are a Mac user, Office 2010 isn’t slated to hit Apple until later next year.