Windows Live OneCare Family Safety beta now available! 0 comments

WLSafety new icon.jpgFollowing the recent Windows Live OneCare Family Safety Invites being sent out to Windows Live Butterflies and the appearing of Windows Live OneCare Family Safety on Connect we thought that this Beta would be resticted to only those who had been approved to use it.

However the Windows

By Darren Straight
August 31st, 2006 at 6:12 pm

Office Live offers Early Adopter Program 0 comments

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"Microsoft Office Live will launch an Early Adopter phase for US Partners later this year giving participants access to the upcoming version of Office Live. This new version is based Windows SharePoint Services (version 3) offering increased functionality to customers and partners. We are currently taking applications for

By Chris
August 30th, 2006 at 12:38 pm

A Post on Gadgets and Plugins 0 comments

Thomas J. points to a number of new Gadgets for Spaces, including Hangman and Pong, a Mortgage rates watch, a Technorati Search Gadget, and a Gas Prices Gadget, among others.

And recently Dare pointed out problem with memory leaks in the Gadgets he's been writing. Some interesting …

By Kip Kniskern
August 30th, 2006 at 10:08 am

QnA goes into public beta 0 comments

WLQnA new icon.jpgWindows Live Qna is now in a public beta, available at Betsy Aoki has the details over at the QnA team blog.

Disclaimer: USA only…

By Chris
August 29th, 2006 at 7:16 pm

Verizon to provide co-branded Windows Live services 0 comments

Hot off the Microsoft PR wagon is news that Verizon will be providing its high-speed internet subscribers with co-branded Windows Live services:

Verizon customers will have access to co-branded information and communications services, including a co-branded home page with easy access to Verizon and Windows Live services,

By Chris
August 29th, 2006 at 4:28 pm

Alerts goes Live 0 comments

WLAlerts new icon.gifThe MSN Alerts service has now been migrated over to Windows Live, and is available from

"Get headlines from your home town, scores and updates for your teams, stock quotes, traffic for your commute-just about anything that is happening right now. You pick it, so it's

By Chris
August 29th, 2006 at 12:44 am

More goodness. 0 comments icon.gifAs promised, there is an update to with a new look, easier on-the-fly customization, add multiple pages and so much more. Also, can constantly update search queries for the web, news, images and feeds on the main page. You can also change the view of …

By Matthew
August 27th, 2006 at 2:58 am

Windows Live Marketplace (Agora) to launch Monday? 0 comments

A few weeks ago, Mary-Jo Foley at Microsoft watch first mentioned Agora during a roundup of the Windows Live services. It appears that Agora is the codename for the replacement for Windows Marketplace, unoriginally expected to be Windows Live Marketplace. What is surprising is that the existing …

By Chris
August 26th, 2006 at 11:25 pm

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