August, 2006

WLMail new icon.gifJust got an email from Michele Scotellaro a Live.com fan who has been kind enough to tell me about a post by Andre Da Costa in which he tells us how he got a MSN Research e-mail this yesterday morning …

It hasent been long at all since the first release of Windows Live Writer Beta and already we are starting to see plugins become available for this excellent blogging application.

The current list of plugins available for Windows Live Writer …

Lots and lots of buzz around Windows Live Writer, the little app from the Onfolio team headed by JJ Allaire. This one feels a little different than the Windows Live offerings up until now – first because it comes …

Now that the word on Windows Live Writer is out, LiveSide has the exclusive interview with J.J. Allaire, the founder of Onfolio and Architect of the Writer team. You may remember that Onfolio was acquired by Microsoft back in …

WLSoon icon.gifWhether you are a full time blogger or you are just blogging as a hobby, we all have a need for the same thing: an easy to use blog editor to publish our entries from. Luckily, Microsoft recognized this need …

WLLive.com icon.gifIn an update to Live.com today, Microsoft made some UI changes as well as added an option to set Windows Live Search as your default search engine in IE7. There is no official word on this release from the Live.com

WLMessenger new icon.gifIt's been less than two months since the final release of Windows Live Messenger, and already it is reported that a new build was released last night. But as of yet there's been no official word as to what the …

WLMail new icon.gifBrandon LeBlanc points to the newest build of Windows Live Mail desktop beta, version 8.0.0932, released tonight. This is a major cleanup and upgrade to Live Mail desktop, and it looks and feels very much improved. You can sign …

Spaces icon.gifSpaces faced a bunch of problems when it launched last week, and many of them were fixed within a few hours or days. How much of a continuing problem are the bugs in Spaces though? A quick review of the …

Back in April when word came down that Niall Kennedy, of Technorati, would be joining Windows Live, I don't think there was a person that wasn't excited at the big news. Niall was a great asset to Microsoft and …

WLMessenger new icon.gifJust a quick little note on this slow weekend. Our good friend Scott Lovegrove has updated his unofficial Windows Live Messenger FAQ to include support for French, German, Dutch, and Chinese speaking users. If you have not checked out his …

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We thought it might be fun to play around with the new friends feature on Windows Live Spaces, and so we've set up a site WindowsLiveSide for you to add to your friends list. Don't know exactly where we'll take …

Spaces icon.gifWell nobody expected switching 120 million users over to Windows Live Spaces to go off without a hitch, did they? Things seem to have calmed down somewhat, leave a comment if you're still having problems. And now that Spaces seems …

Spaces icon.gifWith Spaces being released yesterday (not without a few glitches), we continue to take a look at the new features with Part 2 of the audio tour, this time with Jay Fluegel on Gadgets. Definitely a program in …

Spaces icon.gifThe title says it all Windows Live Spaces is now Live!

Check it out at: http://spaces.live.com/

Note however that it's still a little bit slow as it's still being rolled out around the world, so if you find your Live …