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WLMessenger icon.gifAs of today, Music Mix is available to MSN Messenger 7.5 users as well as Windows Live Messenger 8.0 users. However the geographic restrictions still apply, it is only available to those users who live in USA, France, Germany, Japan …

OL_Mail_logo.gifServing as one component of Microsoft Office Live, Office Live Mail provides users with the ability to read and recieve emails from any internet-connected computer in the world. Ideal for those on the move, Office Live Mail can be …

WLMessenger icon.gifYes the Messenger Beta team finally opened up a signup link for the new Windows Live Messenger Beta. So if you haven't got an invite yet, here's where you go.

Why the sudden flury of invites you may be wondering? …

WLMail icon.gifThe Windows Live Mail team added more customers to the beta by sending out invites through Windows Live Ideas on Monday. Unfortunately the beta is still restricted to English (US, UK, AU) and Japanese (JP) as Reeves writes in the …

office live beta logo.jpgJeff Raikes, President of Microsoft's Business Division, talks to C|Net about Office Live, Small Business Accounting, software as services, competition with Google, and the fact that Office Live is on track for a first quarter release to the 70,000 beta …

Mix 06 Logo.gifMix 06 is a 3 day conference in Las Vegas, taking place on March 20th – 22nd, that focuses on how the Internet is changing under our very eyes. Discussing topics such as Internet Explorer 7, Atlas, Windows Presentation Foundation …

xbox360 logo.pngAs most 360 owners know, you can not stream DivX or XviD videos to your 360 media center. Previous to now, you would have had to use Videora's Xbox 360 Converter to convert your videos and then watch them on …

WLSafety icon.gif(no breaking news here, just getting caught up since LiveSide has only been up for a week!)

Security, security, security. Not only is it a big problem, but it's big business, and Microsoft is entering the home market arena with …

WLMessenger icon.gifLike with most things in life, the best things always come in threes (The GodFather, Indiana Jones and StarWars trilogys spring to mind.) Not one to disrupt this long-standing tradition, we will be giving out another set of Windows Live …

I've had a few emails today and noticed a similar comment over at Scoble's blog asking whether LiveSide is a Microsoft project or a community project. It is definitely a community project. If you have any more questions about the …

office live beta logo.pngAs part of a concerted effort to become more involved with small (read: very small) businesses, Microsoft has introduced a number of new products and features, among them Small Business Accounting and Windows Live Domains, and now the upcoming …

That's for all you devs out there :-p. For my first post I wanted to go ahead and introduce you to the current staff of LiveSide.

Chris – A/K/A the infamous "Overdo" on the web from the UK, causing death …

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All the invites from this batch have gone. There will be another set soon, so make sure you subscribe to our RSS feed if you didn't get one this time around!

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Scott has kindly answered some of the most commonly asked questions about Windows Live Messenger, including: *How to remove the tabs *Why all those non Messenger friends are suddenly in your contact list *What the little green men represent (apart …

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All the invites from this batch have gone. There will be another set soon, so make sure you subscribe to our RSS feed if you didn't get one this time around!

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WLMail icon.gifOn my MSN Premium account today, I recieved the following email from the Windows Live Mail Beta:

"Thanks so much for your interest in Windows Live Mail beta

This is kind of embarrassing to admit, but we have a bug

xbox360 logo.pngThe Project Gotham Racing demo for Xbox 360 is now available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace, so go grab it if you're one of the five 360 owners who doesn't have PGR3. :-)

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The buzz around the Windows Live section of CES was the potential for using Live.com Gadgets on MSN Spaces. Apparently, Microsoft is considering, or even working on letting users place Microsoft Gadgets on their MSN Space.

Now, we already …

office live beta logo.pngIn case you didn't get one, Office Live pre-beta emails were sent out at the end of last week. Promising "a free Web site with your own domain name, free hosting, online business applications, e-mail and more" along with easy …

With all these Windows Live Messenger invites being given out to both 1st and 2nd generation testers, many people are asking how invitees are supposed to obtain support and provide feedback. Currently this can be done through feedback.live.com and support.live.com