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Microsoft Ditching Windows Live Name With Windows 8

Microsoft are removing the Windows Live branding from their range of services with the release of Windows 8. From now on everything will be linked to your Microsoft account

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Microsoft Blocks Pirate Bay Links In Windows Messenger

Microsoft have started blocking links to the Pirate Bay website in it’s Windows Live Messenger chat client. Microsoft and several ISP’s block links to the torrent site

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Microsoft Says Goodbye To Live Branding In Windows 8

The Live brand name has been running throughout Windows for quite some time now, but it looks like Microsoft are getting ready to remove the branding from Windows as it attempts to unify it’s software across the board.

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Microsoft to Nix Zune Branding by Summer 2012?

Microsoft looks to be removing all Zune branding in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Is this the end of the Zune brand?

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SkyDrive Coming to Windows, Windows Phone, iPhone, Mac & Android?

According to a job post, Microsoft is looking for individuals who can help with the development of their Windows Live SkyDrive service for multiple-platform apps.

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HTML5 SkyDrive Now Available

We’ve heard and seen little bits here and there that Microsoft’s SkyDrive was coming along, but today the new revamped Windows Live SkyDrive site was updated to be fully HTML5 and is now available.

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Microsoft To Buy Skype for $8.5 Billion

Microsoft announced today that it would be buying VoIP provider Skype for $8.5 billion, Microsoft’s most expensive acquisition to date. This move would allow Microsoft to more closely integrate voice…

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Windows 8 To Have Cloud Syncing

More details about Windows 8 are flooding in nearly every day now. Ever since an early build of Windows 8 was leaked out, everyones been having a good dig around…

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Windows Live Plug-ins site Launches

Microsoft have launched a plug-ins website for their popular Live Essentials Suite.  The website, which you can find at plugins.live.com contains not only Microsoft plug-ins but those from third-parties as…

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New Windows Ad, Brilliant, But Not Unique

Microsoft have been going on a little advertising spree recently and I covered one of their most recent ads here the other day. Now they’ve yet another new one floating…

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Windows Live Essentials 2011 released

Microsoft has just released the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011, an update for the popular Windows Live Essentials suite of downloadable Windows applications. The suite is a free…

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Windows Live To End Support For Blogging

If you have been a blogger on Microsoft Live using Spaces, your time will run out for blogging in that environment. How much time and what will happen to the…

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Windows Live Essentials Beta 2 available

Microsoft has now made available the beta 2 release of their, frankly essential, Windows Live Essentials 2011 package.  The build, 15.4.3001.809 can be downloaded here and contains updated versions of…

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Windows Live Sync Beta: the good, the bad and the bug

I recently built myself a new PC for my home / office and was immediately faced with a problem.  I would be working regularly on several machines at [pretty much]…

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Windows Live Essentials 4 Public Beta out today

Microsoft are, later today and hopefully by the time you read this, releasing a public beta of their new Live Essentials Suite 4.  The beta, which will be available in…

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Can I Use Office Web Apps for My Daily Work?

Let’s face it, we hate to spend money on something we can get for free, but then there’s the old saying, “You always get what you pay for”. If you…

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Microsoft Updating Windows Live Essentials Apps

Since there is no new major update to the Windows OS coming up this year, Microsoft is hoping to keep it fresh with its latest update to the Windows Live…

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