Once again, a year is over — for me, 2010 was very interesting. Much has happened, including unforeseen events. Come with me on a timeline journey and let’s think back to the most interesting events in 2010!
Today, we are going to take a look at the first half of 2010, that is, from January to June.
- January 2010
- February 2010
- The cloud system Windows Azure launches officially.
- The social network Facebook launches its new home page layout.
- Windows Live ID has an outage, causing that customers cannot sign in anywhere.
- The Windows Live Messenger extension Messenger Plus! becomes silent at Yuna Software, its new owner, but eventually the silence is broken and we can move on to new pastures.
- The Chinese website cnbeta.com discovers the design of Windows Live Writer 2011.
- March 2010
- April 2010
- May 2010
- The search engine Google overhauls its interface.
- Angus Logan showcases the Windows Live Messenger App for Apples iPhone smartphone.
- mynetx.net takes an in-depth look at the new features in Hotmail Wave 4.
- Messenger 2011 retires the existing “View webcam” feature and instead relies on Video calls, which are easier to maintain. Users’ reactions are overly negative and loud.
- The complete feature list of Windows Live 2011 is published. Remarkable new features include Messenger’s Facebook Chat module as well as Photo Fuse and facial recognition in Photo Gallery.
- On May 31, Windows Live Events is closing.
- June 2010
What was your personal highlight in the first half of 2010? I am curious to know!