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

Windows Live Messenger Yahoo Interopability releasing tonight 0 comments

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According to the MessengerSays blog, Microsoft will be releasing a new version of Windows Live Messenger including Yahoo interoperability tonight.

With the new build, you will be able to add and talk to your Yahoo Messenger contacts within Live Messenger. We will be on the lookout for …

By Harrison Hoffman
July 12th, 2006 at 4:58 am

Windows Live Storage: Live Drive, Sky Drive, SDrive, Project M? 0 comments

Lots of buzz around a first peek at Google's GDrive plans, and speculation on the Windows Live "response" has been in the news as well.

A bit of clarification on the Windows Live plans, as we know them. The project known as "Live Drive", while it's getting a …

By Kip Kniskern
July 11th, 2006 at 10:17 am

Experience Windows Live at experience.live.com 0 comments

WindowsLive.gifFollowing the recent news about the new Windows Live promotional site called Inside Live, Picturepan2 has just let me know about another new Windows Live promotional site, this time called Experience Windows Live.

At the moment the Experience Windows Live site only has the following with only …

By Darren Straight
July 10th, 2006 at 5:23 pm