February, 2009

The new Windows Live FrameIt is here! SDK now available for download Back in January 2009 we briefly reported that Windows Live FrameIt will be getting a Wave 3 facelift and that there will be a FrameIt client ...

February 28, 2009

A quick look at the new Windows Live FrameIt Client PowerToy Yesterday we told you about the new Windows Live FrameIt and hinted at the FrameIt Client coming soon. Today we were able to get hands on wi ...

February 28, 2009

MSN Music Downloads (UK) to close in March: “exciting new service” (Zune?) coming in May MSN Music stopped selling music downloads in the US in November 2006, but they have remained available through MSN UK, with the service run ...

February 27, 2009

Windows Live on Mythbusters Windows Live Photo Gallery has been featured in a number of commercials recently, and tonight in a variation on a theme, Photo Gallery made ...

February 26, 2009

The Rookies – How Easy To Use Are Windows Live Products? After rookie Kylie (4 and a half) and Alexa (7) showed off their Windows Live Photo Gallery skills, the Rookies ad campaign continues with a ...

February 25, 2009

Office Live Workspace: New Features Our friend PicturePan2, just pointed out some changes on Office Live workspace. First off he sees a new header that says Tech Preview:  ...

February 25, 2009

Live Search in the labs: “Viveri” and “Ubiquity” While Live Search hasn’t made much headway in the past year and hasn’t made a deal with Yahoo! to acquire their business, Microsoft seems to ...

February 24, 2009

Microsoft Advertising: “last click shouldn’t get all the credit” Last year at Advance08 Microsoft announced both a new name for their advertising strategy - “Microsoft Advertising”, and the concept of “eng ...

February 23, 2009

Reminder: Migration From MSN Calendar To Windows Live Calendar – Save Attachments Before March 1 We already mentioned in January that MSN Calendar users will be moved to the Windows Live Calendar service. This migration of existing MSN C ...

February 22, 2009

Introducing the new Windows Live Hotmail Mobile beta You may have noticed that the Windows Live Mobile Wave 3 upgrade previously did not include any updates to Hotmail. As part of the new Windo ...

February 22, 2009

Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant 6.5 beta for Windows 7 Back in May 2006, we posted an article telling you about what Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant was. Up until now this software only offered ...

February 22, 2009

Live.com Images: pager coming soon? Today’s little flurry over the Live.com snow leopard isn’t a big controversy, but it does underscore the fact that people are ca ...

February 20, 2009

Microsoft Equipt to be discontinued after April 30, 2009 Microsoft is going to discontinue their Software and Services subscription package Equipt. Equipt, which includes Office Home and Student 20 ...

February 19, 2009

Deep Zoom Composer – February 2009 Preview Released Another update to the Deep Zoom Composer has just been released. This release only contains fixes to issues that were reported to the team. ...

February 19, 2009

Live Search cashback/eBay problems continue Live Search cashback apparently continues to be beset with problems, at least for a subset of customers who used the service over the holida ...

February 19, 2009

Snow Leopard: Twitterverse abuzz with latest Live Search image To be honest, when I saw the latest Live Search home page image this morning, my only thought was “what a beautiful animal”. Well apparently ...

February 19, 2009

Reminder: MSN Groups closing on Monday, February 23 In October we reported that MSN Groups would be closed. The original plan was to close MSN Groups on February 21, but that has been extended ...

February 19, 2009

My Phone: Failure to sign in the application on the phone issue addressed There have been reports of My Phone users not being able to successfully sign in on the phone, even when they received a confirmation that t ...

February 19, 2009

QnA moves from Live Search to MSN In an attempt to better align products and sites focused on content and community, QnA moved from Live Search to MSN. Leader of the MSN QnA ...

February 18, 2009

Live Search gains share (of French sites, to 2.29%) Woohoo! Continuing our look at non US-Centric numbers, a new report from French internet audience measurement company AT Internet caught our eye: Th ...

February 18, 2009