July, 2010

The Windows Phone Developer Tools Beta has gone beta. This Beta release represents the near final version of the tools for building applications and games for Windows Phone 7. 

The Windows Phone engineering team has been keeping a tight schedule:…

Office Web AppsOffice Web Apps was released as final version on Windows Live SkyDrive last month, together with the launch of other Windows Live Wave 4 web services (all except Hotmail, Contacts, Alerts, FrameIt, and Admin Center). While great as it …

Apparently the latest in a series of improvements to Bing is Bing.com/weather, something of particular interest to those in the Eastern US right now as they suffer through a heat wave, and us here in the Pacific NW as …

Those of you who are trying out the new Windows Live Essentials Beta, probably already came across some of these:
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But what are those? Never saw those before (no difference whether you use Internet Explorer or not)! What happened? …

Silverlight for Symbian is now generally available. This brings the Silverlight experience to the, according to the team’s blog post, 20+ million users of Nokia S60 5th edition Nokia 5800 XPressMusic and Nokia N97 devices. The Beta release

imageLooks like there is a new SkyDrive logo coming. I say looks like, as the only place it is appearing now is on the the Windows Live Preview site, as noted by LiveSino.

The new logo follows the …

imageAnother sporty Bing Map App got released yesterday, this time for cycling fans. Le Tour de France runs from Saturday July 3rd to Sunday July 25th 2010. The 97th Tour de France will be made up of 1 prologue and …

After what seems like years of silence over the status and fate of Windows Live Spaces, Senior Lead Program Manager Tony East blogged yesterday about the beleaguered blogging platform.  In “The Evolution of Windows Live Spaces”, East touches …

We hope you had the patience to wade through the hundreds of comments on our Wave 4 posts, but if you had a little trouble keeping up, well so did we.  You’ve contributed quite a bit to the discussion, …