The first sign of a Windows Live promotional push 0 comments

WLSoon icon.gifWe all know that in order for Windows Live to succeed, Microsoft needs to make the general public more aware of what exactly Windows Live is. In the first attempt (of hopefully many) to tell the Windows Live story, Microsoft has launched Inside Live.

Inside Live is …

By Harrison Hoffman
July 5th, 2006 at 6:29 am

Chris Jones to run Windows Live Experience Program Management 0 comments

In one of a number of management moves at Microsoft recently, Chris Jones has a new title: Corporate Vice President, Windows Live Experience Program Management. Jones has most recently been responsible for engineering deliverables for the Windows Vista client, and will retain those duties until Vista is released. …

By Kip Kniskern
July 4th, 2006 at 9:27 am

Live ID improves multiple account support 0 comments

WLIDLogo.pngIf you haven't noticed by now, Windows Live signin pages, powered by Live ID, have improved their muliple account support, now feature profile pictures as well as reordering accounts by most recently used. For those who use several accounts on one PC this is a welcome step forward, …

By Chris
July 3rd, 2006 at 12:19 am

Windows Live “Add to…” urls 0 comments

To clarify, these urls can be used to enable visitors to your website to easily subscribe to your feed on, or add your site to their Live Favorites. (Right click – Copy Shortcut, then replace our site details with your own site's details) Live Favorites: …

By Chris
June 30th, 2006 at 3:14 am

Creating 0 comments

dev.pngSome interesting bits are beginning to trickle in regarding Windows Live and developers. At trickybusiness, Richard "Tricky" Bassett blogs about creating, the demo Virtual Earth mashup that showed you some celebritie's favorite haunts. What's interesting about this entry is that it's not written from a …

By Kip Kniskern
June 29th, 2006 at 10:02 pm

Windows Live QnA invites go out 0 comments

WLQnA new icon.jpgWindows Vista beta testers, living in the US (yes, yet another US only beta), got a little present in their inboxes tonight in the form of a Windows Live QnA invitation. Drawing on the Vista tester database is a clear attempt to build up a lot of good, …

By Harrison Hoffman
June 29th, 2006 at 8:09 am

Custom Domains goes v1 0 comments

WLDomains icon.gifYet another launch for June, this time its Custom Domains, the personalised email service hosted on the Windows Live platform. Nearly all the beta users I've spoken to have been quick to praise Custom Domains, which is in stark contract to the mixed comments I've heard about all …

By Chris
June 28th, 2006 at 10:25 pm

Discover Windows Live Spaces 0 comments

Spaces icon.gifThanks to Darren Straight who found this post by Satoshi, and a new web site - The annotated screenshot provides a few clues about the new version, in addition to a cleaner, Windows Live looking UI. Looks like you can comment and tag photos, initiate a …

By Kip Kniskern
June 28th, 2006 at 7:27 am

The Orb Menu makes an appearence 0 comments


That's right, the AJAX powered Orb Menu that Chris wrote on back in April, had made its first appearence on the newly launched Custom Domains site. It includes links to some other Windows Live services, a link to your Account site, and a Feedback link. The …

By Harrison Hoffman
June 28th, 2006 at 12:58 am

Monday Tidbits post 0 comments

Just some bits here and there today. To start, as promised, K*spot posted again on the Kanoodle problem in Spaces, and said that there should be a fix in by the end of the week. Speaking of Spaces, Ed Oswald at BetaNews hears that Windows Live Spaces will

By Kip Kniskern
June 27th, 2006 at 8:40 pm