July, 2010

Hotmail upgrade? Not so great for some While it’s been exciting to track the #NewHotmailHere sightings and from what we can tell from the comments on Twitter and here on thi ...

July 31, 2010

Two new Zune HD apps: MSN Money, and Animalgrams Even though the Zune HD app upgrade path to Windows Phone 7 is a dead end, it’s nice to see a couple of new apps appear ready for download t ...

July 31, 2010

Bing Maps for WordPress If you have a WordPress blog and want to map out some information for your blog readers, then you can make use of the Bing Maps for WordPres ...

July 30, 2010

Safari, Street Slide, games, and more: the Bing roundup post Bing continues to (dare we say it?) innovate, and while some of the improvements aren’t earth-shattering, and indeed some bits of news aren’ ...

July 30, 2010

What you’re saying about #NewHotmailHere As the blog post on Inside Windows Live said, the Hotmail rollout is really picking up steam!  Thanks to all of you who have taken the ...

July 29, 2010

Comparison shopping with the Bing iPhone App The latest version of the Bing for iPhone (and iPod Touch) app features visual scanning of barcodes and cover art. What would you do with th ...

July 28, 2010

#NewHotmailHere sightings around the world – Hotmail Wave 4 rollout expanded We’ve been noticing a significant increase in the number of #NewHotmailHere tags on Twitter since Monday morning, as well as receiving ...

July 27, 2010

No official list of Windows Phone 7 device makers We reported last Friday that there would be 5 hardware partners with Windows Phone 7 handsets ready at launch. Turns out later that day Micr ...

July 26, 2010

Loose lips sink ships This week it’s TechReady at Microsoft in Seattle, a semi-annual event (this is TechReady 11) where Microsoft product teams show off th ...

July 26, 2010

Hotmail Wave 4 Conversation View: gone missing (updated: it’s back) For those of you lucky enough to have Hotmail Wave 4, apparently one of the new features – Conversation View, has been at least temporarily ...

July 24, 2010

Speech recognition in Windows Phone 7 Microsoft acquired TellMe back in March 2007, and the speech recognition features that came with it have been finding their way into a numbe ...

July 24, 2010

5 Hardware partners have Windows Phone 7 handsets available at launch Greg Sullivan, senior product manager for Microsoft, told Pocket-lint that Dell, Asus, LG, HTC, and Samsung will have Windows Phone 7 handse ...

July 23, 2010

Bing Homepage Visual Search Gallery On the Bing homepage you can take a look at the previous 7 days worth of homepage images by clicking the arrows. But what if you want to vie ...

July 22, 2010

Windows Phone 7 and Windows Live Calendar: What you can and can’t do So many developers have gotten their hands on one of the Windows Phone 7s given out by Microsoft, and our friend Paul Thurrott is one of the ...

July 22, 2010

Microsoft Employees to get a Windows Phone 7 Not only developers are getting a free Windows Phone 7, the 90,000 Microsoft employees world-wide probably will too! Only, unlike the develo ...

July 22, 2010

Facebook stories on a Bing Map Today, Facebook launched a new application, dubbed Facebook Stories, to highlight shared stories about people who have reconnected with frie ...

July 21, 2010

Windows Live users get free mobile web access in Germany My eye just caught the following news item: Jul 21, 2010 (DMEUROPE via COMTEX) -- Microsoft Germany has announced a new exclusive service fo ...

July 21, 2010

Bing Webmaster Tools updated, now utilizes Silverlight 4 Today, the Bing Webmaster Tools gets an update. What’s new in the updated Bing Webmaster Tools? Everything. With your feedback in mind, the ...

July 21, 2010

Microsoft Security Essentials new beta available now Brandon LeBlanc over at Inside Windows Live just posted on the availability of a new beta version of Microsoft Security Essentials, the free ...

July 20, 2010

First screenshot of Windows Phone Live revealed Exactly one week ago, we told you about a new service coming to Windows Live which brings the world of Windows Phone 7 and Windows Live toge ...

July 20, 2010