October, 2006

Robert Scoble says that Windows Live Search is a lot better than it used to be.  He’s generating some good discussion in the comments, too.  The points being made about Live Search; that it’s getting better, that getting Google …

Last week LiveSide sat down with some people from Live Search to talk about a wide range of topics, including the switch from MSN Search to Live Search, the Windows Live name and brand, migrating MSN Search users and acquiring …

Ok, so now that we have the basis for our Live Writer plugin, we need to start adding things to it to make it look and feel better. The best way is to add an image to the plugin that

The MoreThanMail team blog jumped the gun a little bit last night and announced the availability of their newest public build of Windows Live Mail desktop just a little bit before it was ready to go live.  Thankfully, the technical …

If you've written web or Sidebar gadgets, then you know that you write a lot of JavaScript. JavaScript programming can be tricky as it in an interpretive language (i.e. not pre-compiled like other languages such as C). One thing you …

As reported by Danny Thorpe, Microsoft has released it's next version of the Windows Live Contacts Control beta version 0.2. It has significant improvements over it's predecessor, most notably speed. The new version loads contacts using a completely new …

Today the OneCare 1.5 beta program has started, with Microsoft's pc protection suite due for updates previously submitted during tester feedback. Key changes include:

  • Vista support (build 5500 or greater)
  • International versions (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea,

Just in from http://ideas.live.com , although no official announcement as yet, but Live Local and Safety Scanner have dropped the beta tag and graduated to full blown Windows Live Services.  This brings the list of released products to 10, according …

Today's Live Mail update features numerous UI and userability enhancements, but currently is only available to users on selected server bays. The update also includes:

  • “Send Email As” feature that allows users to send mail from other email addresses.
  • More contact
Hi, I’m Scøtt, or ScottIsAFool as a lot of you know me as smile_regular. Over the next series of blog entries, I will guide you through the process of making a plugin for Windows Live Writer.
In this article, I

My name is Donavon West, a Live.com and Sidebar gadget developer at LiveGadgets.net and a Microsoft MVP for Windows Live Development. This is my first blog article here at LiveSide. Many of you have written gadgets for Live.com (what Microsoft is …

There has been a lot of speculation as to exactly what this mysterious new Windows Live Marketplace product, codenamed "Agora" is.  Well, we have the scoop on how Windows Live aims to make the lives of online sellers a little …

As part of our recent update, we've added an unofficial Windows Live Developer blog to the site. Our aim is to promote some of the cool stuff we're seeing elsewhere on the web, and encourage others to see what they …

Codename Nemo is designed to be an add-on for Windows Vista (Home Premium and Vista Ultimate editions), that integrates Spaces, Messenger and Live Call into a UI designed for large monitors and TVs. Nemo essentially creates a Windows Live Media …