January, 2007

Vista: Launched For those of you living under a rock, Windows Vista has been officially released as of today, January 30th.  Bill Gates announced the l ...

January 30, 2007

Windows Live Messenger 8.1 Yes the beta has drawn to a close and Windows Live Messenger 8.1 is now available. Nice work by Dwergs in getting the English download link, ...

January 29, 2007

Some notes on Spaces version 11.01 Spaces launched a new build last week, notably with the ability to embed videos.  But there's quite a bit new under the hood, too. ...

January 28, 2007

MSN Revival – The January Effect With the announcement of Windows Live in November 2005, and the transition of most existing services to the new brand in the first half of l ...

January 28, 2007

“Bungled branding” of Live services has hurt Microsoft, CNet News.com reports In an article following the release of Microsoft's First Quarter Earnings Report, CNET News.com reports that "Microsoft's Liv ...

January 27, 2007

Windows Live SDKs Over the last year, we've had all sorts of different SDKs released for Windows Live products and services, but yesterday saw the announcemen ...

January 27, 2007

Windows Live Search SDK Released The Windows Live Dev site has just posted that the Windows Live Search SDK is now available on MSDN (link). So what's new in this release? A ...

January 26, 2007

Windows Live Spaces and Videos, finally together Last night the Windows Live Spaces team blog announced that they had released a new version of Spaces (link). According to the post there ar ...

January 25, 2007

Windows Live OneCare for only $19.95 until 2/12 Just in time for Valentine's day; after all, what kind of presents do geeks give?  Windows Live OneCare is closing the beta, but for a ...

January 25, 2007

Windows Live Mail adds contacts export Well since Steve Kafka reads LiveSide, we wanted to let him know we read him, too!  In addition to the features listed on the Mail Call ...

January 24, 2007

OneCare 1.5 available for download Contrary to the belief that OneCare 1.5 will be available from 30th January, it is now available on the OneCare website for download. Choose ...

January 24, 2007

Windows Live OneCare 1.5 begins upgrades for current users If you are a current OneCare subscriber (or have an active free trial), expect to be upgraded to version 1.5 in the next few days, according ...

January 23, 2007

Windows Live Mail moves to M9 Beta Just after we received a tip that Windows Live Mail was at M9, Ben Poon posted on the Mail Call that indeed the next version of the beta is ...

January 23, 2007

Live Search to donate to ninemillion.org Thanks to quikboy for reminding us to post about a new effort by Windows Live Search to promote ninemillion.org, a UN program to help r ...

January 21, 2007

Windows Live Maps imagery update Windows Live Maps has updated some of its imagery, adding Miami to the list of cities you can explore in 3D, as well as updating to high-res ...

January 20, 2007

Windows Live Messenger 8.1 to be released soon The latest incremental version WL Messenger is set to be released as soon as January 25th, according to a post on Windows X's Shrine.  ...

January 20, 2007

The Vista Bus invades Washington DC I got a chance to meet up with the Vista Bus earlier this morning as it rolled through our nation's capital. In case you haven't heard, ...

January 19, 2007

Windows Live Contacts control adds “presence” Microsoft's Danny Thorpe talks about the new version of the Windows Live Contacts control that adds a new tile view that displays ...

January 19, 2007

MSN to launch new mobile beta homepage – MSN to go With Steve Berkowitz firing on all cylinders to keep the MSN brand rolling, the start of 2007 should see MSN taking back some of the sp ...

January 16, 2007

Windows Live in the (Mercury) news The San Jose Mercury News on Sunday posted two interesting articles written by Elise Ackerman, one - Hooked on Google, replays some dep ...

January 15, 2007