Posts tagged Windows Live
Here comes the news which the Windows Live fanatics have been impatiently waiting for – Windows Live Essentials beta has gone live tothe general public starting from tomorrow (25th June). The latest beta version of Windows Live Essentials will work with Windows 7 and Vista machines only, so Windows XP users we feel your pain.
As many of you know, Microsoft has already launched Bing for iPhone. What about Windows Live Messenger for the iPhone? Well, Microsoft is working on it. As a matter of fact, the first official screenshots of the IM client has been unveiled thanks to Neowin.
The recently concluded MIX10 event didn’t bring any good news or beta releases for Windows Live Wave 4 fans. Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 build has been leaked onto the Internet. The downside to this Beta is that it is only available for Beta testers. However some smart fellow has been kind enough to post a patch for it that will allow you to use Windows Live Messenger aka Windows Live Messenger 2010.
Microsoft has finally decided to release the Windows Live for Windows Mobile. The just released upgrade has the build number 10.7.0061.0500.2000. The Windows Live mobile app is available for Windows Mobile powered touch based and non-touch phones.
If you were waiting for Messenger for Mac to arrive before the end of this year, then sorry to disappoint you, this isn’t going to happen, as reported by the Office for Mac Team blog. We now have a new release date – Beta version of Messenger for Mac is expected to arrive in March 2010, rather than the previously targeted deadline for 2009. This begs a question as to what is the factor that resulted in this delay.
A few minutes back, we informed you about some of the new features that Windows Live Messenger 2010 will bring. Many of you would be aware of the fact that Wave 4 is expected to arrive at a certain time in 2010, hopefully in January. Wave includes a diverse set of products which of course includes Live Messenger. Windows Live Writer is also a part of it. With Wave 4, Windows Live Writer will be getting the ribbon interface which will give the blogging tool a much sexier look.
(Image credit : Neowin)
A few minutes back, we informed you about the exciting and interesting updates introduced by the Bing team. As promised, we are here to provide a detail description of the various items that Bing just announced. The all new Bing Bar is the focus of this post. Bing Bar for starters can be thought of as a multi-purpose toolbar, that enables you to search from the site you are currently on without leaving it, attempts to keep you informed with the latest news, keeps you updated with your Hotmail account and much more. (Full list of Bing Bar features provided below)
During the last week, we shared with you the unfortunate news of Live team turning off the favorites syncing option for Windows Live Toolbar. As promised, Windows Live Team has fixed the Windows Live Toolbar issue and has re-enabled the Favorites Sync option.
Users of Windows Live Toolbar would be glad to know that their favorites data is still in-tact and thankfully hasn’t been lost.
This is the official announcement from Windows Live Team:
We are happy to report that this issue with the “favorites sync” feature on Windows Live Toolbar has now been fixed and you can now re-enable this feature. As we mentioned in the original post, no data was actually lost and everything will work as expected and you can again get your favorites synced back to your browser on your PC
It all started when a few Windows Live Toolbars users reported, that they were unable to see their synced favorites items on their Windows Live toolbar.
In order to prevent further damage and prevent loss of favorite items for more users, the Favorite syncing option was switched off for all users.
Users can access their favorites by visiting the link provided below:
Windows Live Team has announced that they have disabled the Favorites syncing option on Windows Live Toolbar. The good news is that the favorites syncing feature has been turned off on a temporary basis. Read below to find out the workaround for accessing your post.
Microsoft has just redesigned its MSN home page. The new MSN page is clutter free, easy to read, easy to navigate and contains items that will keep the user involved and interested. The new redesigned home page is designed to provide you a center location from where you can keep track of all the items that matter you the most. This includes keeping track of your Hotmail account, integration with social network such as Facebook and others, Bing powered search, News section to keep you updated with the latest happening around the world and much more.