As various hints indicate, the phase 3 of the Windows Live Services Wave 3 update will start between December 5th and December 12th, 2008. Update: Numerous sources confirm that the Web Services (not the Clients) will roll out from December 1st until December 8th, 2008. What does this Wave 3
How-to: “What I’m listening to” for Deezer.com
Maybe you’re one of the people who can’t live without music. And maybe you know Deezer, where you can listen to music for free, streamed. How can you show what is currently playing there, in your Current Media info in Windows Live Messenger? To set it up, follow this how-to.
Future of Internet Explorer 8
The IE8 team has announced details on the future of Windows Internet Explorer 8. After the Beta 2 was released on August 27, 2008, the team is preparing for another pre-release version, also known as Release Candidate, of IE8. We will release one more public update of IE8 in the
Live Wave 3 icons – the secret is lifted
Last Monday, I was still wondering what the final logo of Messenger 2009 would look like. Now, blogger Long Zheng (istartedsomething.com) has dug into getting the icons of the Windows Live Wave 3 series “in their original high-resolution glory”. Which of them is the best, in your opinion? I’m curious
Windows Live Wave 3 – Preview to the new features
Microsoft has announced details on the future, the new, Windows Live, and I am bringing them to you like I promised. Over the coming weeks, the next generation of Windows Live will become available at www.windowslive.com. The new Windows Live experience is enhanced by Microsoft partners with feeds from third-party
Featuring: Sopair skin for Messenger 2009 Beta and Plus! 4.79 Beta
Many of the people using the current public Windows Live Messenger 2009 Beta wonder about the changed (or modernized?) interface. Things look different, are at a different place, etc. Of course, a product used by millions of users should make progress every now and then, also in the User Interface.
New Live Hotmail: Has Microsoft a hearing ear?
Since the roll-out of the new Windows Live Hotmail, there has been an enormous reaction of the users, mostly negative, as we see on the amount of comments to various blog posts on Windows Live Wire. Finally, it seems as if Microsoft was listening to their users and working on
Hint: New Messenger 2009 Final Logo and Sign-in window?
Looking at the design of the Windows Live Messenger logo and sign-in window, it hasn’t changed very much since Windows Live Messenger 8.1 or so. However, we can look forward to Wave 3 integration and simplification also in this area. The new logo will look something between these 3 shots/mock-ups:
Wanted: Logo for a new Web Messenger!
See your creation become the logo of a popular web service! Without publishing too much details: I am looking for a logo for a new Web Messenger. You think you can create such a logo? Start over, and show me your creation! What do you get from it? The designer
Plus! 4.79: Public Beta now available!
Long awaited, often asked for: the public beta of Messenger Plus! Live 4.79, introducing complete compatibility with the newest Windows Live Messenger 2009 beta. What is new/changed?