Get a Rock’n Xbox 360 and help Sick Kids at the same time 1 comment

Blue Remixed Xbox 360Last year I won the Remix Mix’06 contest. My winning design was a retro 1986 version featuring a DOS monochrome monitor and dreamy picture of a young Bill Gates. It was titled Mix’86 and was a lot of fun to design.

The cool part were the prizes which included

By Donavon in Developer
December 6th, 2006 at 9:52 am

The All-New www.backofmyhand.com 3 comments

Introducing an exciting new site called enabling you to become a local … anywhere. You can use this new site as a place for all the collections you’ve created on Windows Live Search Maps – collected together in a single online tourist guide.

BackOfMyHand allows you to share …

By Darren Straight in News
December 5th, 2006 at 6:41 am

MSN Hello Christmas Competition 1 comment

MSN has ramped up its online ad activity for Windows Live Messenger, ahead of Live.com’s launch in the New Year, with a Christmas campaign site that’s aimed at promoting its video-call service.

MSN’s Hello Christmas site, which has now gone live, is a video-sharing portal where users …

By Darren Straight in News
December 5th, 2006 at 6:07 am

Where are they now? Windows Live Sidebar and Live.com TV Gadget 8 comments

At the beginning of year one of the most interesting gadgets talked about was that of the “What’s on TV” gadget for Live.com. Providing local TV listings and links to show and episode information, this gadget allows Media Center PC users with a TV tuner card and MSN …

By Chris in News
December 4th, 2006 at 4:55 am

Live.com Product Tour 3 comments

Thanks to Brandon for pointing out the Live.com Product Tour, a marketing effort that includes some simple how to’s on setting up Live.com and some truly awful videos.

Live.com Product Search

Not big news, to be sure.  Expect something with a little more substance coming up soon, but for now …

By Kip Kniskern in News
December 3rd, 2006 at 5:48 am

Office Live Screencasts up on Channel 9 1 comment

Don Campbell, an Office 2007 Evangelist, points to three new screencasts up on Channel 9, showing how Office Live and Sharepoint Designer 2007 can work together to create custom Office Live web sites.

 

The screencasts:

Office Live with Sharepoint Designer

Using the Data Form Web part in Office

By Kip Kniskern in News
December 2nd, 2006 at 4:15 pm

Windows Live WiFi Center Beta 4 released 2 comments

Mike Miles of the WiFi Team announces on the Un-Wired blog that the latest beta release of WiFi Center, the WiFi connection and security manager, is up on Connect.

Improvements to the beta include (from the blog entry):

  • Support for Vista (whew, just in time… Vista will be
By Kip Kniskern in News
December 1st, 2006 at 3:53 pm

Browser based Windows Live Messenger Mobile makes its debut 2 comments

This sure is a busy night for mobile news, thank god we have Windows Live employees that blog to keep us on our toes.  Mike Smuga, Program Manager for Windows Live Mobile announced, on his blog, the availability of Windows Live Messenger for mobile browsers.  They are rolling …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
December 1st, 2006 at 11:11 am

Windows Live Search for Mobile Launched 3 comments

Earlier today, Microsoft released its new Mobile Search application on WLS.live.com.  I had a few minutes to play around with the Windows Mobile 5 version of the program on my Cingular 2125 and I must say that it is a killer application.  This release mostly focuses on local …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
December 1st, 2006 at 8:21 am

Windows Live.com Happy Holidays Christmas Template 7 comments

Are you into the Holiday/Christmas spirit already? If so why not check out this Windows Live.com Happy Holidays Christmas Template, all you have to do to add it as your Live.com Template is click here.

By Darren Straight in News
November 30th, 2006 at 6:00 pm