August, 2010

“Windows Live ActiveSync” update: No HTML mail in WM 6.xx, and our own FAQ (Hey look, more naming confusion, yay! Yesterday’s Inside Windows Live blog post didn’t mention it, but we just noticed that the “Known Issu ...

August 31, 2010

Play World of Warcraft? Bing introduces “a great new weapon” Just spotted a tweet from our friend Kristen at Bing, pointing to the latest Visual Search for Bing, this time World of Warcraft weapons: Th ...

August 31, 2010

Windows Phone Marketplace App Categories Microsoft has finalized the list of categories of apps it will offer on its Windows Phone Marketplace. App categories organize applications ...

August 31, 2010

Windows Phone 7 available in Canada same time as US: WMPowerUser.com WMPowerUser is doing a great job of covering the latest Windows Phone 7 news (we’ve got them in our Windows Phone Blogs We Like sectio ...

August 30, 2010

No EAS for Androi… Oh Look, Bing Mobile for Android (Verizon)! (Updated) While official support for Exchange ActiveSync for Android phones is apparently “months” away (unofficially some Android phones, specificall ...

August 30, 2010

Exchange ActiveSync now available OK it’s official, Hotmail Exchange ActiveSync is now available, according to a blog post on Inside Windows Live.  The setup detai ...

August 30, 2010

Messenger Connect discontinues .Net Library An email sent to beta testers and posted on the Messenger Connect forums announced today that Microsoft is discontinuing the Messenger Conne ...

August 30, 2010

Windows Live Activity Streams This week Rob Dolin wrote up a good summary of Windows Live Activity Streams, the information you see on Windows Live Home, in the expanded ...

August 28, 2010

A new (old) name for Live Sync: Live Mesh !?! We’ve been hearing rumblings about a Live Sync name change, and sure enough, today on the Inside Windows Live blog Microsoft is announcing t ...

August 27, 2010

Chris Pendleton moves to Bing Mobile Today our good friend Chris Pendleton is announcing his departure as the Bing Maps Tech Evangelist. He’s been holding this position for over ...

August 27, 2010

Exchange ActiveSync, coming on Monday August 30: our recap One of the most hotly anticipated features of Windows Live Wave 4, judging by the interest here and elsewhere, is Exchange ActiveSync for Ho ...

August 27, 2010

Docs.com Update adds tags support, search, sort and filter, and new Social Doc Templates Back in April, Microsoft FUSE Labs released Docs.com, a service which ties in Facebook with Office Web Apps to let you share documents with ...

August 26, 2010

A sneak peek at IE9 UI: What do you think? This morning Mary Jo Foley caught Microsoft’s Russian subsidiary’s website showing off what looks like our first glimpse at the new IE9 UI: ...

August 25, 2010

Bing: Portland, music and food Bing sure loves Portland! Just released is a new Bing Map App called the Bing Food Cart Finder, which helps you find over 250 food carts in ...

August 25, 2010

Office Web Apps updated: Print from Word Web App; Excel Charts and AutoFill; more Windows Live Essentials isn’t the only suite to be updated recently, a blog post on the Office Web Apps blog (and featured on Inside Windows ...

August 24, 2010

Yahoo! organic search in US, Canada now “Powered by Bing” The Microsoft-Yahoo! search alliance continues to move forward on schedule, and today Microsoft Senior Vice President Satya Nadella announce ...

August 24, 2010

Windows Live Messenger 2011 Beta Refresh – little things do matter Windows Live Messenger 2011 was released just over a week ago, and along with the release Microsoft turned on the long-awaited feature ...

August 24, 2010

Final release of Windows Phone Developer Tools on September 16 In our article about Windows Phone 7 Jump Start Training we already mentioned that there won’t be any localized training provided until the ...

August 24, 2010

Exchange ActiveSync for Hotmail – “just a few more days” away? If you were lucky (or if you were reading LiveSide), and got your name into Exchange ActiveSync early, you’re probably enjoying the benefits ...

August 24, 2010

Hey Leo, we *like* social media! – LiveSide housekeeping update Leo Laporte is apparently swearing off everything but his blog and his weekly podcast (TwiT – This week in Tech, a fun listen, btw), but we’ ...

August 22, 2010