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 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, 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