The fifth wave of the Windows Live services is due in 2012 the earliest. In this wave, Hotmail could get revamped with HTML5-specific features too. For example, the Hotmail team is planning to support Offline storage.
When Microsoft announced the strategic partnership with Nokia last week, they also talked about the brands that both companies are going to share. It was remarkable that Zune is not one of them.
Some peaceful, silent, relaxing days with the warmth of your family is what we wish all our readers.
On October 1, 2010, the Bing bot will not be in beta anymore. On this date, it is going to replace the current MSN Bot completely.
Bing has made an agreement with Opera: Bing is going to be one of the predefined search engines. This has already been integrated in the recently released Beta version.
You are an avid user of Bing and love its daily background images? Microsoft has published a new screensaver with a collection of these images.
www.live.com now contains what it should: Your Windows Live Home. This home page will become your entry point for Hotmail as well, replacing Hotmail Today. For version 2010, a major restructuring of this page is expected.
A new homepage for www.live.com is approaching further: The notification that visitors won’t be able to access Bing from this URL soon has been made much clearer.
Microsoft’s free Bing App for iPhone can search the Web, news, photos and maps. But in one central feature, it continuously crashes: When you use its Voice control. However, the Bing for Mobile team is working on an update.
As announced last week, Microsoft has released the Bing App for iPhone. Since last night, it can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.