October, 2007

Windows Live Calendar Beta – Get ready! Update: Windows Live Calendar beta has now launched. Check it out at http://calendar.live.com or read our first review. We haven't ...

October 31, 2007

Easy Way To Upload Silverlight Apps To Windows Live Back when I wrote about adding a Silverlight Streaming app to your blog, I showed you how to add the Silverlight app to your SLS account at ...

October 31, 2007

Catching up on some stuff we forgot to tell you about Been a lot going on with Windows Live in the past few weeks, with Events, and new Live Search and Maps features, Linked IDs, and Gallery. ...

October 31, 2007

Messenger 9, GTalk integration, Messenger API, new client for Mac OS X – news unveiled at Georgia Tech presentation (whew) In a presentation to the Georgia Institute of Technology's IEEE Student Branch yesterday, Microsoft employee and Georgia Tech (edit: graduat ...

October 31, 2007

Windows Live Developer Event In The UK If you're in the UK and interested in developing using the Windows Live Platform, then Microsoft are going to be hosting a developer event n ...

October 31, 2007

Yes, the Live Search and Live Search Traffic gadgets are gone: security concerns cited We've received some tips and comments about the Live Search Traffic gadget for Vista being removed from Windows Live Gallery when it updated ...

October 30, 2007

adCenter Gatineau beta launches: Microsoft website analytics While not strictly a Windows Live product, website analysis is an important tool that has been missing from Microsoft's toolkit.  That ...

October 30, 2007

What’s the status of MSN Groups? Are indications of its demise “a hoax”? Hmm I seem to have created a bit of a stir over at MSN Groups.  When I posted this week on the Spaces worldwide numbers, I mentioned Wi ...

October 27, 2007

“10 Reasons to Love the New Live Search Maps” says Steve Live Search Maps Program Manager Steve Lombardi posted yesterday on 10 cool new features of the new "Gemini" release - we've covered some of ...

October 27, 2007

Windows Live Gallery gets update – Adds Microsoft Points for micropayments Today sees the update of Windows Live Gallery, the online site where users can personalise their Windows Live experience. From a user's pers ...

October 26, 2007

Microsoft SharedView Beta 2 now available Microsoft SharedView, while not technically a Windows Live program, is available on www.get.live.com under "more betas", and it seems to be ...

October 26, 2007

Is Live Search coming to Facebook? Hot on the heels of today's Microsoft buys a share of Facebook announcement comes some speculation from Search Engine Land, that Live Search ...

October 25, 2007

Overview: Professional Windows Live Programming Wrox is about to release a book by Jon Arking titled "Professional Windows Live Programming". As a Microsoft MVP, I was fortunate to get a p ...

October 25, 2007

Windows Live Spaces at a crossroads: will the US catch up to the world? One thing the LiveSide Stickers Around the World project really brought home, for someone who lives and breaths a US-centric life, was how m ...

October 24, 2007

Virtual Earth 3D Tours: starting to get the hang of it We got our first glimpse of Virtual Earth 3D Tours at Searchification, but it wasn't much more that a glimpse, and when it went public we we ...

October 23, 2007

Coming soon: Get a Windows Live ID from your phone An announcement coming at CTIA in San Francisco this week will unveil plans to offer the ability to sign up for a Windows Live ID from your ...

October 23, 2007

Writing Windows Live Writer Plugins – A Recap There was a comment left on my most recent plugin guide: "I would love to see a guide on how to code Plugins for Writer.  That would be ...

October 23, 2007

The most common Windows Live installation problems Thanks to Mess.be for spotting this - a Knowledge Base article on what to do if you can't get Windows Live apps to install.  The articl ...

October 22, 2007

Microsoft Live Labs Listas Technology Preview Microsoft Live Labs have recently released their latest technology preview, Microsoft Live Labs Listas, a web-based application to ...

October 20, 2007

Writing Plugins For Windows Live Writer – Using PluginHttpRequest Instead of HttpWebRequest In a few of my plugins, I often find myself using System.Net.HttpWebRequest to get some data from a website, whether from a service or to ac ...

October 20, 2007