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

Interview with Kurt Weber from Windows Live Expo 0 comments

Expo pic logo.jpgWith the recent release of Windows Live Expo, we took this opportunity to sit down with Kurt Weber, Group Program Manager for Expo. In this interview, we talk about what the team learned from the Expo beta process, API's and mashups, international plans, and where Expo is …

By Harrison Hoffman
July 13th, 2006 at 11:52 pm

Windows Live wallpapers and screensaver 0 comments

Thanks to the new Russian Windows Live promotion site, http://www.beonlive.ru/ there are now some Windows Live desktop wallpapers available for download, as well as a Windows Live Messenger screensaver. The site is part of a wider effort to kickstart Windows Live in Russia, which has included large posters …

By Chris
July 12th, 2006 at 11:49 pm

Mail Desktop to become Mail Center 0 comments

maildesktop.pngUnsurprisingly given yesterday's announcement that the Windows Live Search client will be called Windows Live Search Center, Mail Desktop is to follow suit and become Windows Live Mail Center.

Ignoring the fact that the spelling is americanised and will doubtlessly annoy millions of non-US users, the name …

By Chris
July 12th, 2006 at 11:36 pm

Windows Live Expo Launches in US, UK Beta to begin 0 comments

WLExpo icon.gifAnother Windows Live beta product has graduated, this time Expo, the free classified listing site. Expo has been updated with a new look to fall in line with the Windows Live look and feel, including the Windows Live orb. The launch includes several new features, among them …

By Kip Kniskern
July 12th, 2006 at 6:24 pm

Ballmer announces Windows Live Search Center: soon in beta 0 comments

At his keynote at the Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday (July 11), Steve Ballmer announced the new name for Windows Live Search (the desktop one), or OneView as it has been known internally, as Windows Live Search Center. The new product promises One Place to Search All Information, …

By Kip Kniskern
July 12th, 2006 at 5:53 pm

And…We’re Back 0 comments

WLSoon icon.gifHello to all of our RSS readers out there. Sorry about leaving you in the dark for a few days, but the problem has been solved and now we're back and operating at full strength. The feed is fixed, so now it's complete with full post text, author …

By Harrison Hoffman
July 12th, 2006 at 8:43 am

Office Live Beta in more countries 0 comments

office live beta logo.jpgThe Office Live Team blog points to a sign-up page to get on a waiting list for when Office Live becomes available in four new countries: France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom. No word on when the beta will open up, the sign in page just says …

By Kip Kniskern
July 12th, 2006 at 7:54 am