Users of Windows Live Hotmail should prepare for a change in the coming weeks. As announced, the new version of Hotmail will be available for some 370 million users worldwide gradually.
In the upcoming Hotmail version, e-mails sent with Hotmail will no longer have an advertisement footer. The update, rolling out from 15 June 2010 onwards, is code-named “Wave 4”, and getting rid of the Hotmail advertisement is part of this new version.
The first changes due to Messenger 2011 are introduced in Messenger 2009 now as well, as we noticed: The webcam feature is only usable on both sides.
In June, Microsoft is going to release a Public Beta of Windows Live Essentials 2011 (Wave 4). Are you wondering what’s new? Read on.
A new internal Messenger update is available for the Microsoft VIP dogfood members. Now live is the Milestone 3 (15.3.2717.520), the same build used to take the videos and snapshots on the Preview website.
In the past two years, Microsoft has spent more energy in making Windows Live Hotmail even better. The result proves that these efforts were not in vain. But—what does “better” mean? What is important for a modern e-mail service in 2010 and beyond?
With Windows Live Messenger 2011, webcam conversations are going to change. Up to now, you could view your contact’s webcam or let others view it, without launching a full video call. This is going to change soon.
When talking about the next version of Windows Live Essentials, we talked about its code name “Wave 4,” or about “Windows Live 2010.” Now, Francisco Martín García, related to Microsoft Iberia, has pointed out that the new version is not going to be called “2010.”
Last week only, Microsoft announced the introduction of Windows Live Messenger for Apple’s iPhone. Now, the new application was demonstrated for the first time in a video.