An all-round update for the Windows Live services is developed at the moment. The recently published new features in Windows Live SkyDrive and Hotmail are only the tip of the iceberg. As Windows 8 sets a large focus on Microsoft’s web services.
Update for Windows Live Essentials Wave 4
The Windows Live team is publishing a bugfix update for Windows Live Essentials 2011 (Wave 4). The quick fix update, rolling out in two stages, fixes several problems in Messenger, Photo Gallery, Mail and other applications.
This week’s thoughts: On behalf of… my mom
Hotmail uses its own servers to send messages. Using your own e-mail address with Hotmail might cause your mail to originate from Hotmail on behalf of You. Why?
Hotmail keyboard shortcuts: the full list
Learn how to perform keyboard acrobatics with Windows Live Hotmail. Speed up the way you work and mail.
How-to: Use Hotmail like Outlook
Since last week, the e-mail service Windows Live Hotmail has got an update. Keyboard shortcuts, right-click menus like in Outlook and more details have been added and updated.
Twitter will be reconnected to Windows Live
The micro-blogging service Twitter will make its comeback to Windows Live within 2011. This is what the developer beta for Windows Phone Codename “Mango” indicates.
Thanks for being great folks, MVPs!
For the past 12 months, I have been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for the Windows Live expertise. It was a thrilling year!
Instant update for SkyDrive
The Windows Live team has published an instant update for the web file storage Windows Live SkyDrive. Modern browsers and HTML5 make SkyDrive faster, easier to navigate, and more beautiful for viewing photos.
New Hotmail phishing
New phishing attacks to Hotmail have recently occured. This is what the security company Trend Micro is reporting.
Twitter is launching their own photo service
The micro-blogging platform Twitter is going to launch their own photo sharing service. The new service is going to compete with the existing TwitPic and Yfrog services that have established over the recent years.