March, 2009

New IM networks for Windows Live? No doubt about it Windows Live Messenger is popular, almost everyone has a Windows Live ID & messenger is installed on almost every new ...

March 31, 2009

Microsoft DreamSpark – FREE Software For University And Now High-School Students Worldwide! Microsoft DreamSpark, launched February 2008, is now also available to High-school students. This was announced by Bill Gates at the Governm ...

March 31, 2009

CTIA Keynote Preview On April 2…. yes April 2nd ,Robert Bach will take to the stage and make the day 2 keynote at CTIA’s 2009 trade show. He is president of the ...

March 31, 2009

Silverlight comes to MySpace Developer Platform In a blog post today, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Michael Scherotter reveals that MySpace will now support Silverlight in its developer p ...

March 30, 2009

An introduction to Ryan Rea Hello LiveSide! My name is Ryan RC Rea, I’m the newest blogger here at Liveside I will be covering Zune & Windows Mobile, as well ...

March 30, 2009

Dr. Qi Lu to keynote SMX Advanced In his first public appearance since joining Microsoft, Dr. Qi Lu, President of Microsoft’s Online Services Division, will kick off day 2 of ...

March 30, 2009

Advertising festival names Steve Ballmer “Media Person of the Year” The 56th annual Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival has named Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, as Media Person of the Year.  T ...

March 30, 2009

Virtual Earth Imagery Release, March 2009 Last month only Obliques were added to Virtual Earth, this month it’s solely Ortho, 21TB’s worth! Not a huge release in terms of terabytes, ...

March 27, 2009

The City Of Seattle Traveler’s Information Map After the My Neighbourhood Map, which shows anything you may want to know whilst in the city, the City of Seattle added yet another Virtual ...

March 27, 2009

WorldWide Telescope: Nearly 2 Million Regular Users And Two Award Nominations! Since its public release in May 2008, nearly 2 million people around the world downloaded the free desktop observatory. PC World called Worl ...

March 26, 2009

Zune coming to Windows Mobile, but not until WM7: report WMPowerUser is reporting today that they’ve heard that Zune is coming to Windows Mobile, but not in 6.5.  According to them, Zune for W ...

March 25, 2009

New Office Live Workspace Template For Travel Always worried if you packed everything for your trip? Are the ones left behind fully informed? Office Live Workspace has a new template to ...

March 24, 2009

Live Mesh version update: bug fixes, new features If you have Live Mesh for Windows installed, today you should be receiving a version update, to 0.9.3432.31, according to a post on the Live ...

March 23, 2009

GeoSynth: Microsoft’s answer to Google Street View? Pocket-lint, the “largest independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK”, is reporting today that Microsoft plans to take o ...

March 23, 2009

Windows Live Photos integrates with FrameIt We told you it was coming the last time we told you about the new Windows Live FrameIt, and we’ve seen FrameIt integrated with Facebook alre ...

March 22, 2009

Windows Live Mythbusters Part II A few weeks ago our friend Dena over at Neowin caught a Windows Live live commercial on Mythbusters, and tonight, LiveSide reader Orion ...

March 22, 2009

Windows Live / Facebook integration coming in April? Another day, another gem coming from Twitter.  This time, TechCrunch found a tweet by a Microsoft Advertising marketing manager for Sou ...

March 21, 2009

Hotmail Web Messenger returns (or does it?) Web Messenger, expected as part of the Wave 3 update to Windows Live Hotmail but only seen in fits and starts, appears to be making a comeba ...

March 21, 2009

Live Writer Backup Released Ok, so you got me, this is one of those shameless plugs posts. However, this is something that could benefit all you bloggers out there. Qui ...

March 20, 2009

The one where we messed up on Twitter accounts for Live Search The other day we posted a “tweet” from “livesearch”, on Kumo being “only a test name”.  We posted on it after seeing it retweeted numer ...

March 20, 2009