September, 2008

Hotmail slow to release, experiencing engineering issues? This morning the Windows Live Hotmail Technical Support blog posted the following message, only to take it down again sometime later in the ...

September 30, 2008

Hotmail spotted in the wild Just as we suspected, once we posted on “where’s Hotmail”, we started getting reports of sightings.  Thanks to LiveSide reader Graeme ( ...

September 29, 2008

What happened to Hotmail? Last week, after receiving a “tip” from Microsoft’s PR firm Waggener Edstrom, we posted on the coming rollout of a new version of Hotmail. ...

September 29, 2008

Video – Getting Started with the Virtual Earth Web Service VEWS was just released and after a few attempts myself to get it working I thought I would share a short video on the sign up process and ad ...

September 29, 2008

WooHoo! Avatars! Well, I’m excited anyway.  We’ve had a few small but quite annoying issues with our recent upgrade server move, and the one affecting o ...

September 28, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 4 In the last part of this tutorial we covered the links and the new Show and Hide functionality of the Sign-In control. In this part, as prom ...

September 27, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 3 In the last part of this series we added the necessary framework to put in the place the sign-in control and get it working. So now that you ...

September 26, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 2 Following on from the first part of this article where we managed to register Ajax classes and get a basic outline that we can play around w ...

September 25, 2008

Hotmail to begin rollout of new, faster release Windows Live Hotmail will begin to roll out an update starting today.  The new release does away with the “full” and ...

September 25, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 1 The preface to this little project is that at work I have been handed a project which is all about styling. Given the recent release of Wind ...

September 25, 2008

Wave 3: Individual Installers Here at Liveside, we have been getting a few requests for the individual installers for Wave 3. This could be because they don’t want ...

September 24, 2008

New PDC sessions announced; Sinofsky, Treadwell to keynote The Windows 7 and Windows Live bits are starting to come out of the woodwork for PDC, with the announcement of 20 new sessions on Windows 7, ...

September 24, 2008

Virtual Earth, Live Maps update: Lots of new features, new SDKs, more Virtual Earth 6.2, a big new update to Live Maps, and new access to a 3DVia content library where you can download, mash-up, and include 3D ...

September 24, 2008

Windows Mobile 7 delayed, says Ina Yesterday it was confirmation that Windows Live components would replace their Windows counterparts in Windows 7, and today Ina Fried at CNE ...

September 23, 2008

Silverlight: MSN UK’s New Experimental Viewer In an attempt to provide an enhanced, fresh, new browsing experience, MSN UK created Viewer. Viewer utilizes Microsoft Silverlight technolog ...

September 23, 2008

Image Composite Editor Released ICE, a technology behind Windows Live Photo Gallery advanced panoramic image stitching was released today. You can download the x86 here and ...

September 23, 2008

New MS posts on Windows Live Wave 3 – is blogging back in fashion? Hopefully the blogging logjam we’ve been experiencing for the past year is beginning to clear, as there are a number of new posts on Windows ...

September 22, 2008

Live Mesh: Manually Solve Folder Conflict Issue As announced in Live Mesh: Update Folder Conflict Issue, the Team has posted instructions on how to manually resolve these issues (files sto ...

September 22, 2008

Windows Live to replace Mail, Photo Gallery, and Movie Maker in Windows 7 Windows Live is set to take a much more prominent role with Windows 7, as Microsoft made it official today that Mail, Photo Gallery, and Mov ...

September 22, 2008

Wave 3 download links: The story So our post earlier in the week with all the Wave 3 download g-links may have annoyed a few people. Or more than a few people. But hey, we ...

September 19, 2008