Yesterday I presented Opera Unite to you, an add-on in the latest Opera 10 builds enabling you to use your web browser as server. After my post, I received some opinions about Opera Unite. Let me quote one of these statements, a quite hard conclusion: I might be wrong, but
Microsoft is renaming Live Search to “Bing” and launching it publicly from June 1 to June 3, 2009. Rather than being another search engine, it claims being a “decision engine” answering prominent questions you are interested in (read more). Along with the Bing website, there will be a Messenger Plus!
Another great member of the Messenger community, who has been there for quite long, is Dane. Are you interested in his ideas for Windows Live? Let’s see. mynetx: Nice that you got some minutes to talk about Windows Live and You. To get started, please describe yourself and your connection
Continuing the series of interviews for Windows Live and You, I talked with the owner of Chinese LiveSide, which is LiveSino.net. He lives in Shanghai, China; many of you will probably know him as “Picturepan2” while his real name is Yan Zhu (??). mynetx: Sorry to steal your night, I
The video portal YouTube is blocking access to all music clips, in Germany. Some moments ago, there was the Silbermond video “Irgendwas bleibt”. Now, just a note: “This video is not available in your country,” states YouTube, with 100 million daily retrieved videos the most successful video site on the
Dear readers, Adding support for additional instant messaging networks has always been on a high place on the wish list for Windows Live Messenger. People were excited when they have to know that Microsoft and Yahoo would cooperate to allow using the networks in both company’s clients, back in 2005.
In an internal message to developers, the Windows Live team has announced the long-awaited integration of several instant messaging networks to work together with Windows Live. Among these networks to be added are ICQ and Skype as well as AIM, Facebook Chat and Google Talk. “We are currently aiming to
In its issue of January 29, 2009, The Guardian has published a controversial, even critical essay on Patchou, the creator of Messenger Plus!. I found it worth reading, however decide yourself. The adware altercation Software developer Patchou provokes fierce opinions in cyberspace. His army of fans think he’s a genius;
Mary-Jo Foley is reporting: One of the bits of news buried amid the Microsoft earnings and layoffs news is an organizational change involving Windows Live and Office Live. Microsoft is merging its Windows Live and Office live properties as part of its next “Wave 4” release, according to sources claiming
This is a guest post by Leon Guo, Product Planner Groups.im. Recently Microsoft came out with the new Windows Live Groups, and I have found a similar service to compare with it from http://groups.im/. Both of them are used by people all around the world and both came out to