February, 2010

First look at the new Windows Live Wave 4 header themes Following our last post on the new Windows Live Wave 4 header, showing you some of its new functionalities and the organisation of services, ...

February 26, 2010

Engineering Messenger for real relationships Piero Sierra, Group Program Manager for Windows Live messenger and Windows Live Mail, wrote a very lengthy article about how the team tries ...

February 25, 2010

What’s the deal with these Microsoft takedown (DMCA) notices? This week, Cryptome.org, a website that has taken to publishing “secret” guides for law enforcement agencies attempting to gain ...

February 25, 2010

Charlie Kindel on Windows Phone development: integrate, prioritize, focus Charlie Kindel, the “Partner Group Program Manager for the Windows Phone Application Platform & Developer Experience” (now there’s a mou ...

February 24, 2010

Even more Wave 4 screenshots emerge (Part 2) Following our Part 1 coverage on LiveSino.net and cnBeta.com’s leak of new Windows Live Wave 4 screenshots, this time we’ll take a glimpse a ...

February 23, 2010

Even more Wave 4 screenshots emerge (Part 1) Looks like someone has been very busy taking/leaking screenshots, as even more of them appeared on cnBeta.com. Starting off with a screensho ...

February 23, 2010

Windows Phone and Bing Maps Last week at the Mobile World Congres in Barcelona, Microsoft took the wraps off Windows Phone 7 series. If you’ve watched the keynote ...

February 22, 2010

Windows Live Photo Gallery Wave 4 to support Geo-tagging It’s been a crazy weekend with Windows Live Wave 4 screenshots keeps coming. Kip gave us a glimpse in his previous post on Windows Live Phot ...

February 22, 2010

New Live Writer Wave 4 Screenshots Emerge Update: Our friend PicturePan2 has posted a couple of higher resolution screenshots over at LiveSino.net, go take a look. You might remember ...

February 21, 2010

Weekend glimpses of Wave 4, when will it be released? (take our poll!) In case you missed it over the weekend, our LiveSide colleagues have been busy at work tracking down all the latest Wave 4 news and rumors, ...

February 21, 2010

More Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 screenshots – hints at Video Messages integration, geo-tagging in Photos, and more! Only one day later, another set of Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 screenshots has been leaked to the web, this time by Chinese website cnBeta ...

February 21, 2010

New Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 screenshot leaked A new Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 screenshot seems to have surfaced on the web via a person named Zukona (thanks to MessengerAdictos.com), ...

February 20, 2010

Messenger Plus! sets up office in Montreal Back in December Patchou, creator of Messenger Plus! (Live), wrote a lengthy article about the history of Messenger Plus!. In that article h ...

February 18, 2010

MSFT-YHOO Deal is on: EU grants approval, implementation to begin The European Union granted approval today for the Microsoft deal to purchase Yahoo!’s search business, and in a press release, Yahoo! announ ...

February 18, 2010

Design Architect (at Yahoo!) explains Windows Phone animations Luke Wroblewski, Chief Design Architect at Yahoo!, has put together a nice little collection of Windows Phone 7 Series “teases and tra ...

February 17, 2010

Facebook opens Chat to XMPP: Will Messenger join in? We’ve been a bit obsessed busy with Windows Phone news this week, but we wanted to circle back and catch up on a news item from last week, w ...

February 17, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Series and Windows Live Wave 4: What we know and what we don’t know With the announcement of Windows Phone 7 Series at Mobile World Conference at Barcelona yesterday, the blogosphere has been flooded with Win ...

February 17, 2010

Windows Mobile 6 apps to work on Windows Phone 7 Series? While Windows Mobile 6.x apps, available in the Windows Mobile Marketplace, aren’t anywhere near as prolific as iPhone apps (by a long shot) ...

February 16, 2010

Live.com was down, now back Just about everything on the Live.com domain is down, for us and for our readers around the world.  A ping to live.com times out: EDIT: ...

February 16, 2010

Marketplace Updates Remember the Race To Market Developer Challenge? Well, today some of the winners got announced over at The Windows Mobile Developer Blog. Th ...

February 16, 2010