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  • Blog Post: .NET DEvHammer...now in German...

    ...and French, and Spanish, and Italian, and Chinese, and Japanese, etc. : This is a pretty cool tool, from the Windows Live folks, called Windows Live Translator . You give it a URL, and it takes care of translation from English to Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live SkyDrive now...erm...Live!

    So, the Windows Live SkyDrive team announced today that they're dropping the "beta" from the service, and officially launching, and also announced that they're bumping up the storage per account to 5GB. That's right, 5GB of free online storage. All you need is a Windows Live ID, and you're all set. Get...
  • Blog Post: Multiple Accounts In Outlook

    A few months ago, my colleague Peter Laudati posted the following as part of a paean to Windows Live Mail : So why do I think WL Mail is so great? There are a bunch of reasons. Reason #1: It lets you easily manage multiple e-mail accounts. Okay, that doesn't seem too impressive, Outlook's been able to...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Writer wins a fan

    ...and it's clearly not someone who's very fond of Microsoft : I have a new and blossoming relationship, with a blog editor, and it’s from . . . gulp . . . Microsoft. I’m trying not to feel icky about it, and that’s not hard because there is so much to like about Windows Live Writer . It’s a cinch to...
  • Blog Post: "A la Vista" : Windows Live ID Web Authentication and the ASP.NET Development Server

    Catherine Heller has posted a very detailed how-to on implementing the new web-auth for Windows Live ID ...as soon as I have a little extra time, I'm going to play around with this, in case I need it for http://www.madcodecamp.com/ . Windows Live ID Web Authentication By now, I hope you've heard about...
  • Blog Post: ars technica on Windows Live ID

    Some interesting info on the what, how and why of the Windows Live ID SDK : Microsoft recently opened up its Windows Live ID service to third-party web developers. Windows Live ID—formerly known as Microsoft Passport—is a web-based authentication service that allows applications such as Microsoft Hotmail...
  • Blog Post: DevFish.Net :: Tafiti - wow, just wow!

    Joe 's found something cool : As dougt would say, "wow, just wow". Tafiti - silverlight plus search. Try it. • Go to http://www.tafiti.com • Enter a search query • Drag interesting results to the shelf on the right. Each box on the shelf can be used to save a related set of results. Shelf contents can...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live ID - Platform Neutral

    I know there are probably some folks who roll their eyes when Microsoft uses the term "platform-neutral" : Windows Live ID Web Authentication 1.0 SDK Brief Description The Windows Live™ ID Web Authentication 1.0 software development kit (SDK) gives you a platform-neutral way to bring the power of the...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live SkyDrive Beta Announced

    Online file storage and sharing...up to 500MB at no charge. Sign-up is pretty painless, if you already have a Windows Live ID (and signing up for one of those isn't all that painful), and it only took me a short time to upload my first files for sharing...you can see them by clicking the folder below...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Mobile Search hits V2 | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

    If you use a Windows Mobile phone, and you're not using Live Search for Windows Mobile , you should stop what you're doing and get it now : Back when Windows Live originally released Windows Live Search for Mobile , I absolutely loved it. Windows Live Mobile Search is a killer app, especially if you...
  • Blog Post: Photosynth Tech Preview

    Tech Preview now available, and it rocks! http://labs.live.com/photosynth/ Published with BlogMailr
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Gallery

    Are you using Windows Live Writer for blogging? If not, why not? In addition to supporting rich WYSIWYG creation and editing of blog posts, it natively supports inserting pictures and automatically uploading them to your blog (if your blogging software supports the required API), inserting maps, tables...
  • Blog Post: Live Maps Collections

    As a follow-up to his earlier post on the marketing (or lack thereof) of our mapping services, and in response to complaints about it being hard to use, my colleague Peter recorded a screencast showing how to take advantage of the Collections feature in Live Maps (aka local.live.com).
  • Blog Post: What we do right...and wrong

    My colleague Peter Laudati recently posted a good point about some of our branding...ahem...issues with maps...erm, Virtual Earth...erm...MSN Maps...erm, local.live.com...well, you get the point. Scoble responded with a post criticizing local.live.com , saying it's overly complex and makes him feel...
  • Blog Post: DeepFish

    Pretty cool app from the folks at Microsoft Live Labs. The good news...browsing the web from a Windows Mobile device with much higher fidelity to the desktop experience. The bad news…you may have to wait to play with it, as they are currently at capacity for their current pre-release. You can still...
  • Blog Post: Gadgets, gadgets, gadgets!

    Learn how to build 'em for Live.com and the Windows Vista Sidebar .
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Development

    Want to take advantage of cool Windows Live services in your own apps? Peter Laudati , my fellow DE from NJ, has some good links for you .
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