Looking at the numbers 0 comments

While we wait for Windows Live Spaces (dare I say it, any day now?), there's time to take a look at some interesting numbers that have surfaced this week. First, of course, comes Microsoft's 4th Qtr Earnings report. What the report tells us, more than just …

By Kip Kniskern
July 24th, 2006 at 9:27 am

Windows Live Toolbar released out of beta! 0 comments

WLToolbar new icon.gifI'm not sure how many of you use the Windows Live Toolbar, but for those of you that do you might like to know that the Windows Live Toolbar is now out of Beta and can be downloaded here or from the Windows Live Toolbar site at http://toolbar.live.com/

By Darren Straight
July 24th, 2006 at 2:27 am

Windows Live QnA to accept new testers 0 comments

WLQnA new icon.jpgIf you signed up at ideas.live.com to test Windows Live QnA, expect to hear from the team this week or next week, and begin testing the question and answer offering from Windows Live. If you haven't signed up yet, you can still do so here


News source: …

By Kip Kniskern
July 20th, 2006 at 4:46 pm

Try Windows Live Mail M7 for yourself 0 comments

WLMail new icon.gifEarlier in the week, as you know, we were able to get a sneak peek at Windows Live Mail M7 via the Mail Team's blog. The best part is that now you can check out the M7 release for yourself.

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By Harrison Hoffman
July 18th, 2006 at 7:36 pm

New Windows Live Feeds Platform blog 0 comments

Niall Kennedy, who was hired in April to create a product team around syndication technologies, has started a blog for the new team.

Niall's first post talks a little about the vision for a new connected ecosystem, breaking it down to Synchronization, Sharing, and Portability.

In a …

By Kip Kniskern
July 18th, 2006 at 9:19 am

Audio tour of Windows Live Mail m7 0 comments

WLMail new icon.gifAt Gnomedex a couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to talk to Steve Kafka, program manager for Windows Live Mail. As part of that conversation, Steve showed me around "m7", the milestone 7 beta release of Windows Live Mail. Steve talks about the new features, and …

By Kip Kniskern
July 18th, 2006 at 7:19 am

Windows Live Mail M7 preview 0 comments

The New Windows Live Mail M7 code is almost here ready for you to use. But what's new?


You will now be able to select messages the same way you used to in Hotmail. But don't worry the option to select multiple messages using the shift-click or …

By Darren Straight
July 17th, 2006 at 4:03 am

Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta Public Download 0 comments

maildesktop.pngJust got word from Jon T that the latest release of Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta version 8.0.0783 is now available for Public Download at ideas.live.com so there's now no more need to sign up and wait ages for an invite to be sent.

Download here.…

By Darren Straight
July 17th, 2006 at 1:51 am

Help Celebrate Messenger’s 7th Birthday 0 comments

WLMessenger new icon.gifMSN Messenger/Windows Live Messenger will be 7 years old next Saturday the 22nd of July 2006.

So the Windows Live Messenger Team would like you're help in celebrating it's 7th Birthday by spreading the word to the world that it's Messenger's 7th Birthday soon.

There's many ways that …

By Darren Straight
July 16th, 2006 at 2:02 am

Unofficial Windows Live Messenger FAQs Updated to version 2 0 comments

WLMessenger new icon.gifWe've posted about Scøtt's Unofficial Windows Live Messenger FAQ Site before and probably will do again because the way it's put together to make it look like a Messenger Contact List is a really cool concept, and you can truly see that Scøtt has gone to some great …

By Darren Straight
July 16th, 2006 at 12:53 am