Windows Live Essentials Beta: RCs now publicly available

After some delay in shipping, the Windows Live team has now updated the public downloads and the Release Candidate of the Windows Live Essentials Suite is now available for free download. The Windows Live Essentials include Windows Live Mail 2009 RC, Windows Live Messenger 2009 RC, Windows Live Photo Library

Google Chrome released out of beta

Only some hours after announcing that Google Chrome would leave the beta state soon, Google has updated their browser to version Many OEM and manufacturer partners have been awaiting that step as bundling the browser with new PCs is only possible with a non-beta browser. But check yourself:

Future of Internet Explorer 8

The IE8 team has announced details on the future of Windows Internet Explorer 8. After the Beta 2 was released on August 27, 2008, the team is preparing for another pre-release version, also known as Release Candidate, of IE8. We will release one more public update of IE8 in the