2010

Ever since Wave 3, people have been wondering why Windows Live Calendar never had a mobile counterpart, considering calendars are one of the most used applications on every mobile devices. Windows Live Calendar for Mobile only supported SMS-based services in

A new version of Windows Live for Windows Phone has been released:

New Year, New Version . . .

We have  released a new version of Windows Live for Windows Phone, working in Standard or Professional phones.

Now  you

Well so far so good in our “hosting video on Azure” experiment.  We followed David Sayed’s tutorial and with only a few bumps along the way we now have a couple of videos in the cloud.  Our interview videos are …

CNN Money senior writer Jon Fortt talked to Steve Ballmer at CES about Bing, Windows Phone, and more, a quick but interesting take.  Ballmer promises a “whole new set of innovations” for Windows Phones, and comments that the mobile market …

A source at Microsoft revealed to tweakers.net (at CES) that Microsoft is negotiating with TV manufacturers about delivering Windows Live Services with internet enabled televisions (Connected TVs).

It’s unclear at this time which services this will be, probably Windows Live

Microsoft is busy dropping hints that it is finally ready to start talking about Windows Mobile 7, the long awaited and expectation-laden new Windows Phone operating system.  In his keynote, Steve Ballmer mentioned that there would be more about Windows …

As you may have noticed, we’ve been working hard on getting LiveSide.net ready for the year to come, including moving to a new web host, working on the themes, adding Disqus comments, and hopefully generally cleaning up our act.  Last …

While we can’t say we took the time to watch this year’s “Crunchies”, the TechCrunch awards given out for the past 3 years now, we’re happy to report that Bing took away the honors for Best New Startup or Product

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 …