August, 2012

Microsoft just announced the Release To Manufacturing (RTM) of Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 today, and along with the news also announced that the Windows Store is open for business. Thanks to a tweeted tip from …

Along with the release of Outlook.com and the new People website, the Microsoft Service Status page, now located at http://status.live.com, also got a Metro-style facelift yesterday. Check it out below:

Service Status

What’s interesting about the update is that the new …

Yesterday Microsoft unveiled Outlook.com, the new look version of Hotmail, but if you’ve poked around the new interface, you’ll have noticed a somewhat jarring transition between the Metro style Outlook.com and the old Wave 4 stylings of SkyDrive and Calendar.…

Windows 8As expected, Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing today, giving OEMs time to prepare new computers, laptops, tablets, and who knows what else to be ready for General Availability on October 26th.  Steven Sinofsky made the announcement this morning …

You may have remembered back in November last year that we received tips from several readers about Microsoft silently testing the ability to save Windows Live Messenger chat conversation history in Hotmail. However, the feature never eventuated in Hotmail. Almost …