October, 2008

Windows Live Essentials strikes back – completing the Windows 7 experience Remember Windows Live Essentials, the service that went through its early beta stages back in 2006 and never made it out of beta, that ...

October 31, 2008

Office In The Cloud In all this excitement of PDC, cloud computing (Azure) and Live Mesh updates, there is one piece of cloud related news we haven’t told you a ...

October 31, 2008

Live Mesh: Installer For Mobile Fixed Apparently there were some problems with the Live Mesh Installer for Mobile, these are now fixed! Thank you for using the Live Mesh for Mobi ...

October 31, 2008

Live Mesh Beta update – Initial review Now that the Live Mesh team has finished rolling out their update, here’s a quick overview of the new stuff (beyond the obvious like t ...

October 30, 2008

Live Mesh: Updating Has Begun The required update we mentioned before, has now begun. Please accept the upgrade when prompted! During the upgrade process Live Mesh will b ...

October 30, 2008

Live Mesh video interview parts 1 and 2: Abhay Parasnis and Jeff Hanson Our coverage of PDC continues with some big announcements about Live Mesh coming out of LA.  Sometime this week you will be required to ...

October 30, 2008

WorldWide Telescope gone 3D – Equinox Beta available now Yesterday Kip added a nice bonus liveblog covering the keynote of Rick Rash from Microsoft Research, which announced an update to their spac ...

October 30, 2008

Windows Live Home beta (accidently) available to public! As I was checking my Calendar (using the dogfood address we mentioned earlier) today, I unconsciously clicked "Home" to take me ba ...

October 30, 2008

One more Liveblog: Rick Rashid from Microsoft Research A little added bonus today, Rick Rashid, who heads up Microsoft Research, is keynoting.  Anything coming out of MSR is interesting and ...

October 29, 2008

The Ray Ozzie PDC: clarity emerges from the cloud While the Professional Developer’s Conference has traditionally been associated with the operating system it introduces, make no mistake: Th ...

October 29, 2008

Live Mesh updates announced at PDC Live Mesh is going into Beta later this week, along with support for Mac and Windows Mobile 6 clients. Other changes coming later this week ...

October 28, 2008

PDC Liveblog Day 2 Part 1: Ray Ozzie, Steven Sinofsky, Scott Guthrie, and David Treadwell Yesterday was our first attempt at Liveblogging the PDC keynotes.  Today we’re back with Day 2, in two parts.  In the first ...

October 28, 2008

Windows Live Tools For Visual Studio Updated Whilst there has been no official word on this yet, I noticed today that the Windows Live Tools for Visual Studio has been updated on Micros ...

October 28, 2008

PDC Liveblog Day 2 part 2: Don Box and Chris Anderson

October 28, 2008

David Treadwell at PDC: Live Mesh to join Windows Live This is the third time we’ve had a chance to talk with David Treadwell, Corporate Vice President for Live Platform Services.  We ...

October 28, 2008

Microsoft launches CTP for OpenID support in Windows Live ID Yet another PDC announcement, and this one is from the Windows Live ID team. They’ve just opened up a Live ID test bed for those developers ...

October 27, 2008

Live Mesh: How Does Live Mesh Relate To Azure? As Kip already mentioned, tomorrow we’ll hear a lot more about Live Mesh at PDC. Today the keynote was all about Windows Azure, a Serv ...

October 27, 2008

Windows Azure, PDC, Wifi, and more Just spent the morning listening to Ray Ozzie and company unveil Windows Azure, a combination of Amazon EC2 type hosted services, Microsoft ...

October 27, 2008

Liveblogging the keynote: Part one Liveblogging the PDC Keynote Part One OK Well I’m here at PDC, thanks to Jeff Sandquist and the Channel 9 guys LiveSide is sitting in ...

October 27, 2008

Live Image Search Adds Virtual Earth If you search Images for major cities or landmarks on Live Search, you will now be able to see the results on a Virtual Earth Map. If availa ...

October 27, 2008