Microsoft has published a back-end update for the Facebook service Docs.com. Besides a speed-up and increased stability, the update adds support for additional languages.
You are running your own blog or web site? You will surely be aware of the problem that your site is not displaying the same way in all browsers, like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and the likes. You can get help — from the free “Browser Lab” service by Adobe.
Back in May 2010, the Windows Live team published an update for Windows Live Essentials 2009 (Wave 3). It introduced stability fixes as well as a simplification of the webcam feature. Until now, this Wave 3 update (build number 14.0.8117) was optional. This is going to change soon.
Until now, deleting Flash cookies was a hard task to solve for many users. Adobe has announced to extend its Flash player so users can control and delete Flash cookies. To achieve this goal, Adobe cooperates with all important browser creators.
Microsoft has finished the development of the first major update to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. Service Pack 1 does not have any visible changes to the system, but bundles all previously published security and stability updates for Windows 7.
Using the telnet command, tech-savvy ones can remote control other computers or check HTTP, SMTP, POP3 and more plain-text connections over the web, by using the
telnet command. Though, apparently this command has been removed in Windows 7. It has not.
By releasing the free website development environment WebMatrix, Microsoft continues collecting bonus points from web developers. After testing it for six months, the software has been released as final today.
Even if you don’t use it for chatting with friends, Windows Live Messenger keeps starting up every time you start your computer. The solution: disable Messenger’s auto-start.
In the official Windows Live blog, Microsoft’s Chris Jones informed that the Hotmail problems have now been fixed. Since 30 December, more than 17,000 customers did not have access to their messages.
At the end of 2010, we’re looking back to the last twelve months and ask ourselves: How has Windows Live developed in this year?