October, 2008

Dev.live.com Updated Just to whet our appetites for what’s to come, the dev.live.com website has been updated, complete with a new logo. There’s no new content o ...

October 27, 2008

Ray Ozzie opens up: our informal meetup with Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect After today’s keynote, LiveSide, along with a small group of bloggers including Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror, Steve Gillmor of TechCru ...

October 27, 2008

Windows Live Messenger: Telefonica’s Voype Web Calling Service Launches On Windows Live Messenger A Messenger feature that got discontinued a little while back returns. VOIP! Telefonica, one of the largest telecommunication companies, bri ...

October 25, 2008

Live Mesh: Required Update To Live Mesh Coming Next Week Attention, attention all Live Mesh Tech Preview users! Next week Live Mesh will release a required update! Meaning if you wish to continue u ...

October 25, 2008

LiveSide Live from PDC! (we hope) The long awaited PDC, Microsoft’s Professional Developer’s Conference, gets underway unofficially on Sunday, and then in full force on Monda ...

October 24, 2008

Windows Live Messenger: Sign-in Problems For Beta Users That Block A Group This notice just got posted on Inside Windows Live Messenger (messengersays): An issue has been discovered in the current Windows Live Messe ...

October 24, 2008

Messenger Groups, Where Are They Headed? We already told you about Groups in Messenger in our Messenger review, but what are they exactly and where are they headed? The messengersay ...

October 23, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 8 So far in this series we have learned about the Sign-In control, how to use it and the new features allowing you customize and hide it. We h ...

October 22, 2008

Handling Virtual Earth 6.2 “No Bird’s Eye Imagery” Bug There are locations in Virtual Earth where Bird's eye Imagery doesn't exist for certain directional facings.  When a user attempts to r ...

October 22, 2008

Ray Ozzie at the DLA Piper Tech Summit: Cloud Computing has “enormous potential” Speaking today at a keynote for the DLA Piper Tech Summit, Ray Ozzie tuned up his cloud computing mantra in preparation for next week’s PDC, ...

October 21, 2008

Search Within Office 2007 Documents: Filter Pack For Windows Search Windows Search 4 already is an improvement over the standard Windows Search, but did you know you can search inside Office 2007 documents to ...

October 21, 2008

Thinking Outside The Box, In The Box! Microsoft Begins Container Testing At Chicago Data Center Microsoft’s first Data Center that makes use of shipping containers as a primary server-packaging unit, has moved into the testing phase. Th ...

October 21, 2008

Windows Live Messenger Program Managers talk about Wave 3: LiveSide interview part 2 of 3 In part one of our interview, Alton Kwok talked about some of the new features in the new Messenger beta, including an interesting history o ...

October 21, 2008

Windows Live Messenger Program Managers talk about Wave 3: LiveSide Interview Part 1 of 3 Today I ventured to Microsoft's Red West campus to talk to three Windows Live Messenger Program Managers; Alton Kwok, Brian Moudy, and Maris ...

October 21, 2008

Windows Live Messenger Program Managers talk Wave 3: Part 3 of 3 In the first two parts of our interview, we talked to Alton Kwok and Brian Moudy.  In this part, we talk to Marisol Ontaneda about desi ...

October 21, 2008

Windows Live Wave 3: What’s next? Well we’re through the first round of Wave 3 news, awaiting our next big push starting in a little more than a week from Microsoft ...

October 20, 2008

HD View: ICE, Photoshop Plugin, And Hdmake Updates Following the Deep Zoom Composer and the PhotoZoom website, ICE (Image Composite Editor) and the HD View Utilities (Photoshop Plugin and hdm ...

October 20, 2008

Groups options in Messenger Wave 3 activated – featuring Groups Calendar! Today it seems like Microsoft have flipped the switch and turned on the menu for Windows Live Groups in the new Messenger wave 3 beta! When ...

October 19, 2008

Live Maps Argentina Is Now Live Chris Pendleton has just blogged that Live Maps for Argentina is now live. From his post: This site comes with geocoding places and addresse ...

October 18, 2008

Live Search rebranded as “Windows Live Search”? Is this for real? It started with an interesting comment on the Live Search blog by a Group Product Manager for Live Search, hinting at rebr ...

October 18, 2008