March, 2006

I have to say I didn't see this one coming from a Microsoft employee blog – you guys are stealing our posts! ;-)

"Windows Live ID will replace the Microsoft Passport service. Windows Live ID will be the authentication system

WLMail icon.gifOne of the most common concerns I saw raised after the announcement of Windows Live Desktop Mail was that Microsoft now had too many new email clients coming out and that this was bad news for users. (Vista's Windows …

WLMail icon.gifJust a few minutes ago, Windows Live Mail Milestone 5 went live to beta participants. See our other posts for all of the specific details on the release. I took out a few minutes to customize the interface and snap …

WLMail icon.gifPete asked in the comments if we had a screenshot of the new look bottom preview pane, so here it is. You can also see the new toolbar control that lets you easily choose between having the preview pane at …

The Associated Press and Microsoft on Wednesday launched the AP Online Video Network, which is powered by MSN Video. The service will allow the news cooperative's member Web sites to offer free video news clips and share in …

msn_search.gifIt's clear that Microsoft isn't done with search technology as a major release is coming in 6 months time, read below for more information.

"Microsoft says better than Google soon
Wed Mar 1, 2006 4:18 PM ET
By David

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Here is a little tutorial on how to overcome some problems which occur while upgrading from build 562 to build 566 of Windows Live Messenger from Microsoft Connect (with permission from the Beta Team):

 – Run Messenger 8.0.0562
 – Attempt …

xboxlogosmall.pngWith all of the news on the Windows Live side, I thought that I would throw up just a little update on the Xbox Live front. Yesterday, (Yes, the 28th yet again. What is Microsoft's obsession with this day??) the …

FolderShare.gifBack on November 3, 2005, Microsoft acquired a file sharing service called FolderShare. I have been using this for quite some time and it is definitely a great solution for sharing and distributing files securely amongst your friends.

The …

Expo pic logo.jpgYesterday (Feburary 28th), Microsoft made their social listing service, Windows Live Expo, available to the public. Last week, we told you that the beta would be up this week. Well, here it is, amidst all of the craziness that …