Motorola T31 – Windows Live Messenger phone 0 comments

WLMobile icon.gifMotorola have now released details on their upcoming T31 series of cordless phones, designed to work with Windows Live Messenger. The T3153 and T3101 both support upto 6 handsets, with the only difference being a separate base

unit for the T3151.

You can also ask to be notified …

By Chris
August 26th, 2006 at 12:50 am

Hotspot Locator website launches 0 comments

The Windows Live Wifi Suite blog is now public at, where already they have announced the Hotspot Locator website Also, if you would like to be on the client beta, you can email your Windows Live ID to and hope for the best. Surprisingly for …

By Chris
August 25th, 2006 at 11:04 pm

Windows Live Essentials 0 comments

Windows Live Essentials is an upcoming product that will be the Windows Live equivalent of the Google Pack; allowing for one-click installations as well as providing update notifications for the individual products. With a central control panel (Windows Live Dashboard) providing information on the various Windows Live application, …

By Chris
August 25th, 2006 at 7:04 pm

News Roundup: Video Search, Live Drive, Video Publishing 0 comments

From around the web, today – first Brandon at MSTechToday points out the link to the new video search capabilities of Windows Live Search. You can try out these beta features at

There's also news about Live Drive coming from Tech-Ed in Auckland. Expect Live Drive to …

By Kip Kniskern
August 25th, 2006 at 8:58 am

Read/Write Web interviews George Moore 0 comments

Richard MacManus posts an interview (today, 8/23) with George Moore, GM for Windows Live Developer Platform, who recently called Windows Live Spaces the largest blogging service on the planet, getting Robert Scoble all in a tizzy. Robert later came to his senses. Moore talks about gadgets, …

By Kip Kniskern
August 24th, 2006 at 7:46 am

Sign Up for the Windows Live Messenger 8.1 Beta 0 comments

WLMessenger new icon.gifA sign up link for the Windows Live Messenger 8.1 Beta has just appeared on Microsoft Connect. To sign up, go to Connect, click on Available Connections, then find Windows Live Messenger 8.1 and click Apply. To go straight to the survey, just click this link. …

By Harrison Hoffman
August 24th, 2006 at 2:04 am

Wifi Suite beta begins 0 comments

WLMobile icon.gifBoth Microsoft-Watch and BetaNews are reporting that the Windows Live Wifi Suite beta is starting, with invitation emails being sent out in the last few days to testers.

From our original post in May outlining the main feature of this product: "Windows Live Connection Center: enables and manages …

By Chris
August 23rd, 2006 at 7:12 pm

The new is up (again) 0 comments

After a couple of perhaps unintentional sneak previews, the newly designed Windows Live Ideas, or, is up and running. The portal to Windows Live beta projects sports the orb and the vapor of course, and what is becoming an obligatory picture of Leah (not that we're …

By Kip Kniskern
August 22nd, 2006 at 5:51 pm

Windows Live Contacts Gadget beta released 0 comments

Danny Thorpe of the Windows Live Platform team announced on his blog Momentary Gouts of Reason what he calls "a new kind of web component" the Windows Live Contacts Gadget.

What's it for? The contacts gadget is client-side JavaScript that enables end users to use their Windows

By Kip Kniskern
August 19th, 2006 at 8:54 am

Windows Live Ideas updating UI 0 comments

WindowsLive.gifJust noticed that Windows Live Ideas ( is now updating it's UI and though the page contains some errors right now, it's clear that all the Windows Live Services are starting to get the flair header along with the Windows Live Orb making the consistency between …

By Darren Straight
August 18th, 2006 at 5:09 pm