Remember the good old days of Yahoo! Mail and Hotmail, the time we only had a megabyte or two of storage? And then when Google announced Gmail with 1GB of storage, that seemed unbelievable. Those days are long gone, Yahoo! seems to have disappeared, Microsoft did a complete refresh to their services, Google has more(…)
Microsoft has released Windows Live Essentials 2011 with improved performance and SSL support for Windows Live Mail. There build for this update is 15.4.3538.0513. The 2011 essentials update brings enhancements to photo uploading in Mail, improved voice and video quality in Live Messenger and address issues regarding crashes in Photo Gallery. Here is a list(…)
Every year, Microsoft posts a huge loss for their online services. Still, they keep trying to push new features that they ‘think’ that users want such as making Windows Live Messenger a bloated mess and making Hotmail more useless with every update ( hint: learn from Gmail, Microsoft ). A user, Dan Bull, has sent(…)
Microsoft advertisement has taken a U-turn ever since Windows 7 launched. There ads have meaning now and actually make sense to the average consumer. They show off why you should use the product and what its benefits are. The latest round of commercials from Microsoft does just that; show off the wonderful features of digitally(…)
After ages of wishing, users have finally gotten their hands on a working WP7 ROM for Windows Phone 7. But an issue has remained that Windows Live/Xbox Live Services do not work on it by default. A fix has been developed for it though by guys over at XDA. Here’s how you can fix Windows(…)
As expected eagerly ( LiveSide have been covering the new icons and expected features constantly), Windows Live Essentials 2011 Beta Refresh is now available for download. Along with the new icons, there are many bug fixes in this release as well as Windows Live Language Setting with many language packs. The installer weighs in at(…)
Wave 4 Beta is the latest of version Windows Live Essentials Apps with improved user interfaces and great functionality. An issue with the setup files for Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 Beta is that they’re online based and it’s very difficult to find the offline links. Ed Bott has struck gold though, he has managed(…)
After a long wait, and a few leaked builds, Microsoft has finally released the public beta of Windows Live Essentials Wave 4. Windows Live Essentials is a collection of free apps that improve the functionality of Windows with apps such as Photo Gallery, Mail, Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer and much more. The great thing is(…)
Microsoft doesn’t release official sidebar gadgets too often. They actually managed to remove a few handy sidebar gadgets that were shipped with Windows Vista, from Windows 7 such as Notes Gadget and Contacts Gadget. Recently, Microsoft released a new gadget for Windows Vista and 7 named Online Services gadget.
WindowsLivePreview.com is expected to go live today (April 28th). This site will basically do the promotion for Windows Live Wave 4 in the coming months. Liveside was lucky to get a screenshot of the website while it was briefly online earlier.