June, 2010

New Bing Map App: Imagine Cup 2010 The Imagine Cup 2010 finalists are in. Open to students around the world, the Imagine Cup is a serious challenge that draws serious talent, ...

June 30, 2010

Microsoft KIN: so much for that idea Microsoft announced today that it was effectively killing its KIN phones, according to numerous news reports.  Verizon will continue to sell ...

June 30, 2010

Adding Polylines and Polygons in Bing Maps Apps Currently the Bing Maps App SDK .chm documentation covers how to add Pushpins on the map, but not polylines and polygons.  When creatin ...

June 30, 2010

PivotViewer available for download! We first saw Pivot, the Live Labs project that presents visual information in fun new ways, last November at PDC, and then this year at Tech ...

June 29, 2010

Windows Live Messenger app for iPhone passes one million downloads! Wow, lots of iPhone users are using Windows Live Messenger from their iPhone. In just 5 days over one million people downloaded the Windows ...

June 29, 2010

MSNbot to become Bingbot on Oct. 1st. 2010 On October 1st, 2010, the Bing web crawler will come out of beta. At that time the crawler will also be rebranded from msnbot to bingbot. Th ...

June 29, 2010

More on Messenger Connect Angus Logan, Sr. Technical Product Manager for Messenger Connect, has been busy today sharing lots of information about the new set of APIs ...

June 29, 2010

It’s official: Over 99% of you have #NoHotmailYet Today in a blog post at Inside Windows Live, Hotmail’s Mike Schackwitz updates us on the Hotmail rollout with the news that it is goin ...

June 29, 2010

Bing’s first year: good for advertisers? In a newsletter sent out to Bing advertisers, Microsoft Advertising shared some good news about the first year of Bing: Bing advertisers are ...

June 28, 2010

Upcoming changes to Windows Live re: Twitter As some of you already noticed, there have been some changes to Windows Live in regards to Twitter: the service was available as one of some ...

June 28, 2010

Quick Poll: Essentials beta: Impressions? We’ve been sorting through the hundreds of comments over the past week on your experiences with Windows Live Essentials (Wave 4) beta, and w ...

June 27, 2010

Office Live Workspace to Windows Live SkyDrive upgrade process has begun With the release of Windows Live Office on SkyDrive earlier this month, users have been able to create, edit and view Office documents using ...

June 26, 2010

Bing–Born to be Wild?–the new Bing Mobile commercial Next up after Los Links, and perhaps with a nod to Bing Entertainment, is the latest commercial for Bing, a play on the movie Easy Rider: In ...

June 26, 2010

Windows Live Messenger Connect beta released Today, Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows Live Messenger Connect beta. Messenger Connect is a single API that enables devel ...

June 26, 2010

Essentials Installer “WaitforCatalog” error: Workaround Some 5% of you who responded to our Essentials install experience poll (it’s in the right sidebar) reported problems with a “wai ...

June 25, 2010

Hot on the heels of Essentials, the new dev.live.com goes live Dev.live.com, the developer portal for Windows Live, has been completely refreshed with a new look and a new platform for Windows Live Wave ...

June 25, 2010

Windows Live Wave 4: A note about connecting Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn So you’ve probably all got your hands on Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 beta today, and have been playing with it for a bit (and a few glitc ...

June 25, 2010

Windows Live Wave 4: Live Sync For Macs Hopefully you’ve all be downloading and playing with the new Wave 4 beta, long time coming, huh! But what about our Mac friends? Well, if yo ...

June 25, 2010

Essentials Wave 4: First Impressions? (UPDATE: just added a poll in the right sidebar: "How was your Essentials install?", vote please!) (apologies to those of you who not only s ...

June 25, 2010

Windows Live Wave 4: Direct Download Links Wave 4 is here (!!) and we’re all about saving time here at Liveside, so we’ve compiled a list of all the available languages fo ...

June 24, 2010