March, 2010

Back in January, we gave you an early peek into the new Windows Live Mobile Wave 4, and earlier this month we showed you the new Windows Live Wave 4 themes in the desktop browser. In fact, in the …

We started off a few months ago showing you what the new Windows Live Wave 4 web services header will look like, and we told you that every Windows Live web page will have Web Messenger incorporated into its …

Last month we gave you a glimpse of what’s to come for Windows Live Photo Gallery Wave 4. Having the chance to actually play with an early build of Photo Gallery today, we’ve discovered two brand new features that we …

Many of you might’ve realised that an old Milestone 2 build of Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 has been leaked to the web (we heard that development is currently at Milestone 3). From the screenshots leaked, you might’ve …

Mix 10 was a significant conference for Microsoft, and even though there wasn’t any Windows Live news (even in the hallways, where the only response to our questions of when was “soon”), both Windows Phone 7 Series and Internet Explorer …

All the MIX10 keynote & session videos are now available at http://live.visitmix.com/videos. Each session will eventually be offered as a high-quality WMV, a regular quality WMV, and as a MP4 file for mobile devices. For most sessions, the PowerPoint …

The Bing iPhone App apparently was never meant to be available outside of the United States and is now removed from all App stores besides US. A Microsoft spokesperson told Neowin the following:

"When we released the iPhone application we

Windows Live Wave 4 has been leaked. While the whole world, including loyal MVPs and trustworthy beta testers (Former Windows Live Butterflies) are waiting patiently for Wave 4, someone who does have access just leaked it!

Over on livebetas.net

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Today, the Bing team released the WorldWide Telescope mapping application for Bing Maps. Originally demoed at TED in February by Blaise Aguera y Arcas, the new application is the latest release supporting Bing’s Spatial Search vision.

The WorldWide Telescope …

While we thought My.Live.com (also known as Windows Live Personalized Experience) was supposed to be discontinued yesterday, it seems like Microsoft has quietly delayed the date to March 30, 2010, fifteen days later than the original planned decommission date:

My.Live.com discontinued

This …

It appeared briefly last week, then got pulled…what oh what would that be? Silverlight for Symbian!

The good news is, it is back! You can now download Silverlight for Nokia Symbian (S60 5th Edition) devices such as Nokia 5800 …

In amongst all the Windows Phone and IE9 goodness (and a distinct lack of Windows Live news), we had a chance at Mix10 this week to catch up with an old friend we’ve never actually met face-to-face, Vikram Dendi of …

Today at MIX10, Dean Hachamovitch unveiled the Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview including expanded support for HTML5, hardware-accelerated graphics and text, and a new JavaScript engine.

Starting at MIX10, developers will be able to track Microsoft’s progress and provide …

As usual, lots going on here in Las Vegas, with the usual internet connectivity issues, rogue software updates, long hallways, and too much to do in too little time, but we survived Day 1 intact, and now we’re on to …

0647.mix_5F00_thumb_5F00_499AFC80[1] The first day of MIX10 is behind us. For those of you who’ve missed it (like myself), the full video of the Day 1 keynote is available on demand now! Let’s take a look at what went on on Day …

Hey, we’re in the front row! Just got in to the main hall for the first day of Mix 10, Long should have pictures up soon. We’re going to go ahead and post this iframe now, just to make sure …

Wlm_logo-ic While we may or may not hear about Windows Live Wave 4 at MIX10 this year(we do try to keep our hopes up though!), recently we’ve received a few tips from sources close to Microsoft about the upcoming version of …

Chris Pendleton announced that you can now embed Bing maps Twitter Maps on your site:

We’ve just released an update to the Twitter Maps application in the Bing Maps Application Gallery. NOW, you can embed our Twitter Maps functionality

mix Mix 10 starts on Monday morning (at 9am Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7), as Daylight Savings Time starts in the US on Sunday March 14), and we’ll be there to liveblog the event (we’ll have a post up on Monday with …

We’re all chomping at the bit for new Windows Live toys to play with, obviously,  when something as seemingly minor as a new Hotmail sign-in page generates no less than 4 tips (as always we really appreciate it)!

Sometime today …