RSS Wizard, Niall Kennedy, Leaves Windows Live 0 comments

Back in April when word came down that Niall Kennedy, of Technorati, would be joining Windows Live, I don't think there was a person that wasn't excited at the big news. Niall was a great asset to Microsoft and it will be a big loss for him …

By Harrison Hoffman
August 8th, 2006 at 6:23 am

Unofficial Windows Live Messenger FAQ Updated 0 comments

WLMessenger new icon.gifJust a quick little note on this slow weekend. Our good friend Scott Lovegrove has updated his unofficial Windows Live Messenger FAQ to include support for French, German, Dutch, and Chinese speaking users. If you have not checked out his Frequently Asked Questions page yet, definitely do. While …

By Harrison Hoffman
August 6th, 2006 at 1:13 am

LiveSide is your Friend! 0 comments

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We thought it might be fun to play around with the new friends feature on Windows Live Spaces, and so we've set up a site WindowsLiveSide for you to add to your friends list. Don't know exactly where we'll take LiveSide on Spaces, right now we'll use it …

By Kip Kniskern
August 5th, 2006 at 8:53 pm

Some notes on Windows Live Spaces 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifWell nobody expected switching 120 million users over to Windows Live Spaces to go off without a hitch, did they? Things seem to have calmed down somewhat, leave a comment if you're still having problems. And now that Spaces seems to be a bit more usable, there's actually …

By Kip Kniskern
August 4th, 2006 at 9:19 am

Windows Live Spaces Tour, Part 2: Gadgets 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifWith Spaces being released yesterday (not without a few glitches), we continue to take a look at the new features with Part 2 of the audio tour, this time with Jay Fluegel on Gadgets. Definitely a program in it's infancy, there's not much yet to be …

By Kip Kniskern
August 3rd, 2006 at 8:20 am

Windows Live Spaces is Live! 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifThe title says it all Windows Live Spaces is now Live!

Check it out at: http://spaces.live.com/

Note however that it's still a little bit slow as it's still being rolled out around the world, so if you find your Live Space a little too slow, it might be …

By Darren Straight
August 1st, 2006 at 1:44 am

More Mobile on the way 0 comments

WLMobile icon.gifRecently I got a demo of some upcoming Windows Live Mobile applications, one of which, the Live Local mobile application, has just been updated and is available for public download.

As with G2, the new mobile Messenger client for smartphones, the Live Local application is impressive, both …

By Chris
July 30th, 2006 at 7:39 pm

Windows Live Spaces Audio Tour Part One: Social Networking 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifMoz Hussain, Group Program Manager for Spaces, and Jay Fluegel, Lead PM, Spaces, invited me to come to Redmond last Friday and get a little preview of a couple of the new aspects of Spaces; Social Networking and Gadgets. In the first half of this audio …

By Kip Kniskern
July 30th, 2006 at 9:49 am

Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta Direct Sign-up and Download 0 comments

maildesktop.pngFollowing my post last week about Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta, I would just like to remind you all that Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta is available for public download by doing the following, this of course requires no invitation:

-Go to http://ideas.live.com-Find the tile for "Windows …

By Darren Straight
July 28th, 2006 at 11:07 pm

Windows Live Spaces is In the News 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifWell I said that Windows Live Spaces would go live "any day now", and today Paul Thurrott says middle of August (what, two weeks away??), but wait, this guy, a Spaces dev, no less, says next week!

Anyway whenever it comes out, and expect it sooner rather …

By Kip Kniskern
July 28th, 2006 at 10:24 am