Windows Live Spaces is In the News

spaces%20icon News Well 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 in News
July 28th, 2006 at 10:24 am

Windows Live Local Comes to Australia with Aerial Imagery

wllocal%20new%20icon News Not long ago I made a post on my own blog about Windows Live Local Coming to Australia after seeing this post on a Windows Live Local Australia Blog announcing it, unfortunately though Windows Live Local imagery support for Australia never happened!

However now that's all changed because …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
July 26th, 2006 at 9:12 pm

Updating today’s posts on Gallery and Toolbar

A couple of bits on the news of the day:

First, on10 posts a video on the Windows Live Gallery, with Chris Butler showing off the new site to Tina Wood.

And then Dennis Cheung, a Program Manager for Windows Live Toolbar gives a great overview of

By Kip Kniskern in News
July 26th, 2006 at 10:20 am

Windows Live Spaces: My Mobile Photos

msftguy gives us a hint of what's coming in Windows Live Spaces/Windows Mobile integration. Coming soon (we hope!!)…

By Kip Kniskern in News
July 26th, 2006 at 9:44 am

Windows Live Mail m7 is Live

wlmail%20new%20icon News Just fired up my Windows Live Mail (bay 107) to find (after a little delay in loading, admittedly), that m7 is Live. You can check out the new features below in our announcement and audio tour.…

By Kip Kniskern in News
July 25th, 2006 at 10:12 pm

Windows Live Gallery Beta launches today

wlcusomize%20new%20icon News Following Harrison's post in April about The Windows Live Galley Site, Daniel Fleshbourne is reporting on Neowin that The Windows Live Gallery Beta Site will be launching today at

This new site is intended to be a one-stop shop for consumers to find all of the great …

By Darren Straight in News
July 24th, 2006 at 2:50 pm

Looking at the numbers

While we wait for Windows Live Spaces (dare I say it, any day now?), there's time to take a look at some interesting numbers that have surfaced this week. First, of course, comes Microsoft's 4th Qtr Earnings report. What the report tells us, more than just …

By Kip Kniskern in News
July 24th, 2006 at 9:27 am

Windows Live Toolbar released out of beta!

wltoolbar%20new%20icon News I'm not sure how many of you use the Windows Live Toolbar, but for those of you that do you might like to know that the Windows Live Toolbar is now out of Beta and can be downloaded here or from the Windows Live Toolbar site at

By Darren Straight in News
July 24th, 2006 at 2:27 am

Windows Live QnA to accept new testers

wlqna%20new%20icon News If you signed up at to test Windows Live QnA, expect to hear from the team this week or next week, and begin testing the question and answer offering from Windows Live. If you haven't signed up yet, you can still do so here

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By Kip Kniskern in News
July 20th, 2006 at 4:46 pm

Try Windows Live Mail M7 for yourself

wlmail%20new%20icon News Earlier in the week, as you know, we were able to get a sneak peek at Windows Live Mail M7 via the Mail Team's blog. The best part is that now you can check out the M7 release for yourself.

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This release does not contain …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
July 18th, 2006 at 7:36 pm