Hot Disks 2/04
New and improved e-mail, bundled creative software and more
Part of the new Office System 2003 ( http://office.microsoft.com ), Outlook 2003 has a redesigned interface, with the inbox and preview pane now in vertical columns. Outlook 2003 also adds improved spam filtering and new tools for searching your messages. The Office System Small Business Edition costs $449 (all prices street).
Team Work: Kubi Server 1.1 ( www.kubisoftware.com ) expands on collaboration features found in the company's peer-to-peer application, Kubi Client. Kubi lets you create shared work spaces within your existing e-mail application (Lotus Notes or Outlook) and lets you share documents, contact lists and folders. The Server version adds a central storage space and is priced at $5,000 per 100 users.