December, 2006

Windows Live OneCare winners Here's the list of winners of our recent Windows Live OneCare competition. If you could email me, I'll sort you out with your subscription. ...

December 31, 2006

Windows Live: Where it started, where we’ve been, and where we are now Well, it's that time of the year again.  It's the time where everyone does their predictions for the new year and recap of the events o ...

December 31, 2006

QnA 3rd (but far behind) in US Market Share: Hitwise Hitwise Research Director Leann Prescott has posted the first real stats we've seen on question and answer site market share, and although W ...

December 29, 2006

Windows Live Mail Plus to offer 4GB storage As more Windows Live services launch out of beta in the next few months, one of the unanswered questions still remains around premium subscr ...

December 28, 2006

New support site – Windows Live Help Community Over the last week a new Windows Live Help Community site has rolled out, aiming to provide support for Windows Live services and products. ...

December 28, 2006

Windows Live Search “Dead”? Not yet. It seems as though the headlines for the monthly search engine reports are getting worse and worse for Windows Live. Last week had ...

December 27, 2006

Sidebar Programming: Microsoft took away alert(), I’m taking it Back! Developers often find the need to popup some kind of informational message to the user. We've all been on web sites and received the "Invali ...

December 25, 2006

Virtual Earth adds five new 3D cities and Italy imagery The Map Room is reporting that 3D imagery for five new cities has been added to Virtual Earth.  The new cities include the followi ...

December 25, 2006

Windows Live Contact Cards The folks over at Windows Live have recently released an update for the Contact Cards API to v0.2 (see dev.live.com for details). What is a ...

December 21, 2006

Will CES bring Windows Live News? Robert McLaws is guessing that Windows Live Drive may be announced at CES in Las Vegas in January.  Basing his assumption on an ad in t ...

December 20, 2006

Windows Live OneCare competition Update: This competition is closed. We'll have another one when Windows Live OneCare 1.5 launches in January 2007.  As its Christm ...

December 20, 2006

Soapbox and Messenger Integration Today the MSN Soapbox Team have launched a new activity feature that will alow you to watch Soapbox videos on Windows Live Messeng ...

December 19, 2006

Power outage closes Microsoft Winds of up to 70 mph knocked out power for nearly 533,000 homes and business in Western Washington after the worst storm in more than  ...

December 18, 2006

Windows Live email addresses – Part 3 19/12 Update: This has stopped working now. ---  Looks like Christmas has come early for those Windows Live users who haven't got an @l ...

December 16, 2006

MSN Soapbox gadget for Live.com and Windows Live Spaces The Windows Live Gallery got a minor update yesterday, and at the same time a new MSN Soapbox gadget was uploaded. Make your statement on So ...

December 14, 2006

Latest release of Virtual Earth sports new features Hey Berkowitz try selling this stuff instead of bashing it, it rocks. The Windows Live Local blog announced a new minor point release t ...

December 14, 2006

Windows Live Mail desktop: New Build 8.0.1223 Although there doesn't seem to be any official announcement as of yet, a new build of WLMd is available.  Sign up at ideas.live.com if ...

December 14, 2006

Windows Live Messenger 8.1 beta update As Harrison hinted a few days ago, a new build of Windows Live Messenger 8.1 has been released to testers (built 8.1.0168 if you're into tho ...

December 13, 2006

OneView? Casino? Whatever it is, it’s not Windows Live OK I have to keep my Brandons straight here - Brandon LeBlanc points to a post by Brandon Paddock, announcing that code name Casino has reve ...

December 13, 2006

Windows Live Messenger 8.1 beta refresh coming soon Things have been pretty quiet on the Messenger front lately.  We have not seen a new build released since the end of October when it we ...

December 12, 2006