2010

Some more on Tracking Protection Today IE announced its Tracking Protection technology in a blog post on the IE Team blog.  Along with it came posts from MS Advertising ...

December 7, 2010

IE9 Tracking Protection: a built in IE9 ad blocker? This morning the IE team announced a new set of functionality to the upcoming Release Candidate of IE9, Tracking Protection and Tracking Pro ...

December 7, 2010

Office Web Apps available in 15 more countries The Office Web Apps (on Windows Live SkyDrive and Hotmail) became available in 15 new countries including China, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong ...

December 7, 2010

What features should be added to Windows Live Writer? That’s the question Aaron Bregel is asking you: At the end of every product cycle and after a product has been released to manufacturin ...

December 3, 2010

Silverlight FireStarter Event: Announcing Silverlight 5 Yesterday at the Silverlight FireStarter Event Scott Guthrie announced Silverlight 5. Not as in “It’s here now, go get it!”, but announced a ...

December 3, 2010

Xbox Live Rewards Microsoft has launched a reward program for Xbox Live subscribers: Xbox Live Rewards Players can earn reward points for tasks such as purcha ...

December 2, 2010

Get into shape with MSN/fitbie Whilst everybody is getting more and more into the Holiday spirit, MSN is already one step ahead. They are thinking about getting you into s ...

December 2, 2010

Windows Live Essentials 2011 QFE released: you can update now Thanks to a tip from our friends at Wikikou.fr, we learn tonight that there’s been a QFE (Quick Fix Engineering – meaning a bug fix update, ...

December 1, 2010

We can has a Windows Phone 7 App With Windows Phone 7 numbers going through the roof, and the devices being able to be very easily unlocked, we thought now was the best time ...

December 1, 2010

New Bing shopping feature: Bing Shopping List Decisions, decisions, decisions. Lots of those have to be made when shopping, and quite often you wish you could just ask your friends and f ...

December 1, 2010

ChevronWP7 pulled If you didn’t download ChevronWP7 unlocking tool, you are too late now! Today the team discontinued their tool after a discussion with Brand ...

December 1, 2010

New on (US only) Bing.com: Music/overview Bing continues to blur those 10 blue lines, creating subsites within Bing that are more destinations than portals.  The latest is an Overvie ...

November 29, 2010

Half a million former Spaces bloggers now on WordPress (plus half a million more) Microsoft unleashed quite a bombshell last September when it announced that it would be shutting down its blogging platform, Windows Live Sp ...

November 29, 2010

Windows Phone sales early returns: eh, not so much While Microsoft has been quick to tout its early sales of the Kinect gaming controller for Xbox (update: right on schedule, Microsoft announ ...

November 29, 2010

VB support for Windows Phone developer tools RTW In September we saw the CTP version of Visual Basic for Windows phone Developer Tools, today the team announces the RTW version: Back in Sep ...

November 29, 2010

Windows 8 and Windows Live Wave 5 to offer cloud-based identity and roaming settings? Windows 7 just had its first birthday, and Windows Live Wave 4 was fully released not long ago, but the Windows and Windows Live division at ...

November 27, 2010

FUSE Labs brings new projects – Spindex, Project Emporia, SocialGadgets, and Montage FUSE Labs is best known for their Docs.com project bringing Office Web Apps to Facebook users, and for those readers who had been following, ...

November 27, 2010

A first look at Office 365 More than a month ago, Microsoft announced the new Office 365 – the cloud-based version of its Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync solutio ...

November 26, 2010

Windows Phone 7 unlocker Long Zheng, Rafael Rivera and Chris Walsh released ChevronWP7, a Windows Phone 7 unlocker. This tool will allow you to deploy (sideload) any ...

November 25, 2010

The Vail debacle: Why Microsoft still doesn’t get the consumer Yesterday’s announcement on the Windows Home Server blog about the decision to pull Drive Extender functionality from Vail/Aurora/Breckenrid ...

November 24, 2010