January, 2010

While we noticed a redesigned and renamed PressPass site before, it turns out that’s not all that’s new. Also new is The Microsoft Blog. Yep, that’s right, they started an official company blog to compliment the Microsoft News

HotmailLogoHistoryThe Inside Windows Live Blog keeps on rolling. After a peek behind the scenes at Hotmail, a short history of Hotmail got posted. A very interesting read. For example did you know that Hotmail was born on July 4, …

The CES keynote is just about to get underway, but luckily even though CES is late with the keynote Microsoft is early with the press release.  Unless Steve Ballmer pulls a fast one, about the only real news coming …

More than 274,000 square kilometers of imagery got added to Bing Maps in December: 33,520 sq. km of Bird’s Eye photos and 240,739 sq. km of Aerial.
December Imagery Release
In the above screenshot, taken from the Bing Maps World Tour Application, …

Microsoft today announced its pricing for Office 2010, and a couple of new products may have some significant impact on Windows Live uptake with the addition of Office Web apps available directly from within Office.  We’ve known that Office Web …

CESlogo Wednesday evening at 6:30pm Las Vegas time, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will take the stage at CES along with Entertainment and Services Division President Robbie Bach in what some are calling one of the most important keynotes for Microsoft in …

We just told you yesterday that new themes are surfacing for Windows Live Wave 4 web services. Today we’ll be showing you screenshots of the new “Wave 4” header that you’ll be seeing in the upcoming Windows Live web services. …

Well the holidays are over, and now the countdown to Wave 4 can really begin.  We were told at PDC that Windows Live would be refreshed “in the Mix timeframe”, which is mid-March, but we’d be surprised if we didn’t …

Following the screenshot leaks from Neowin.net earlier last month, our friend Picturepan2 from LiveSino.net was able to get some more exclusive screenshots of an internal build of the upcoming Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 just as the new year’s …