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.
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
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:
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
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?
Forget about the old .NET logo, designed some 8 years ago – there is a new one! Every two years or so, the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) brings out a whole bunch of interesting and new things. While the main focus will be on the Milestone 3 beta of
Fresh out of the oven and still pretty hot: Messenger Plus! on WLM 2009. Soon to be released as a public beta, here you can have a peek at what Plus! will look like when hooked into the recent Windows Live Messenger 2009 Wave 3 beta. Contact List In the
Maybe you are one of those people who like the Windows Vista Aero theme. I admit, I am also one of them… However, what I found annoying is that the frames of the windows are rather wide. Let’s have a look at an example. Click Start, and type “calc” into
Everywhere people are wondering when Microsoft will release the final versions of Windows Live Messenger 2009 and the other products of the Windows Live Wave 3 suite. Just to make it clear: we’re talking about the client software programs, not the web services already rolling out at this very moment.
Since Microsoft published the latest Windows Live Messenger Beta, I received many complaints about Messenger Plus! not working with that Beta. Seems like people are really missing Plus!’s functions, but most folks only notice that when the enhancements are not present in their Messenger. There were some hacks around to