On September 30, 2010, Microsoft is discontinuing the web syndication service Windows Live Alerts.
“Alerts delivers the latest information that’s important to you,” claims Microsoft. But can Windows Live Alerts still compete with RSS feeds, social network status updates, tweets and all other real-time news?
Talking about Windows Live always means talking about its users—the tech-savvy ones as well as the “normal” users. Today I am talking with Technogran, a ‘geeky grandma trying desperately to keep up with it all’, as she describes herself. She lives in the UK and likes Windows Live very much.
Hi there! This is my first post here at mynetx – Windows Live Enhanced. You probably all know the immense popular add-on for Windows Live Messenger? If not, visit msgpluslive.net. Most people just use it for tabbed chat windows, the boss-protection function or maybe the colored messages, nicknames, etc. Well
If you are running Messenger quite frequently, perhaps even permanently, the rather big Messenger icon in the “normal” taskbar might get into your way rather quickly. How would it be to force Messenger to act like in previous versions of Windows—that is, to “minimize to tray”? Here is how you can.
Windows 7 will not support the security solution Windows Live OneCare. The reason for this is the End of Life for OneCare, which will get replaced by a free alternative.
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.