May, 2010

Official Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 Launch Video Looks like this weekend is full of Wave 4 news. Thanks to a tip from Chrilo, and after a bit of trial-and-error on our end, we discovered th ...

May 31, 2010

Wave 4: Windows Live Photos to get video playback support, improved slideshow features, and more! A few weeks ago we showed you what’s coming in the new Windows Live Office. Today thanks to a recent blog post by Technogran, we’re able to ...

May 30, 2010

Wave 4: Windows Live Sync – A First Look Last week we were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of the Windows Live Essentials Preview website (http://windowslivepreview.com/essentia ...

May 29, 2010

Windows Live Wave 4 web services to be released June 3? Earlier this month, Microsoft France’s student website accidentally spilled the news that Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 will be available o ...

May 29, 2010

Wave 4: Windows Live Profile – An In-depth Overview Following our coverage of Windows Live Office and Windows Live Groups Wave 4, today we’ll take you through the new Windows Live Profile expe ...

May 28, 2010

Windows Live Events: Reminder to download your photos and files This morning I found the following email in my inbox: Dear Windows Live Events Customer, This email is a final reminder that your existing E ...

May 27, 2010

New BBC iPlayer to integrate Messenger Oohh you lucky sods over in the UK! Soon you will be able to watch TV shows with friends via the new BBC iPlayer. How? Allow me to quote fro ...

May 26, 2010

Adventures with Bing: Aggressive Octopus A new Adventures with Bing ad-video appeared on YouTube. The first one we showed you was about The Big Apple, now we got one about an aggres ...

May 26, 2010

Microsoft shakes up E&D Division: Bach, Allard out, David Treadwell in In an email to employees this morning, Microsoft has announced that Entertainment and Devices President Robbie Bach and Senior Vice Presiden ...

May 25, 2010

Windows Live Photo Gallery Wave 4 demo videos Just yesterday we told you about What’s new in Windows Live Essentials Wave 4, and one of our reader Chrilo tipped us about the new demo vid ...

May 24, 2010

Official clarification about the changed webcam functionality in Windows Live Messenger Wave 3 Since Microsoft released the latest “QFE3” (QFE stands for Quick-Fix Engineering) version of Windows Live Essentials (Wave 3), build 14.0.81 ...

May 24, 2010

Windows Live Groups Wave 4 to get group collaboration features With the release of Windows Live Wave 4 imminent, Picturepan2 from LiveSino.net has provided us with some exclusive screenshots of Windows L ...

May 24, 2010

New Bing feature: website thumbnails? LiveSide reader Alber1690 came across an interesting find within Bing search results today (thanks for the tip!): a thumbnail view of the FA ...

May 24, 2010

Wave 4: What’s New in Windows Live Essentials Following the announcement of Messenger and Hotmail Wave 4, the next step for Microsoft’s Windows Live Wave 4 announcement is the new Essent ...

May 23, 2010

New icons spotted for Windows Live Sync, Family Safety, Devices, Groups, and Profile Thanks to a post from Technogran (via MyMicrosoftLife), who posted a new icon of Windows Live Sync on her new blog post, we were able to dig ...

May 23, 2010

Windows Live Video Messages beta to be discontinued July 21 As Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 nears public release, Microsoft will be shutting off several current services due to consolidation of thei ...

May 22, 2010

New Wave 4 Header spotted in the wild, with working Web Messenger Our friend and LiveSide reader Gilly2468 over at My Microsoft Life has come across a Windows Live url complete with a partially working Wave ...

May 20, 2010

3 More Map Apps released Three more Map Apps have been released:   This time it’s all about travel! 1. Distance Calculator Let’s say I want to fly t ...

May 20, 2010

Microsoft “I’m” charity program shut down: raised over $3 million The I’m initiative, if you recall, was a way to support your favorite charity while using Windows Live Messenger or Hotmail, but now, ...

May 20, 2010

Wave 4: Windows Live Office – A First Look Windows Live Hotmail Wave 4 was officially unveiled yesterday, and one of the major upgrades to Hotmail is it’s tight integration with SkyDr ...

May 19, 2010