New and Notable – 25th June 2010

Some of the things that I’ve found interesting over the last few days… Windows Live Essentials “Wave 4” beta is out Some major improvements that I like here. Windows Live Messenger has tabbed conversations, so you don’t need a different window open for each person you’re chatting with. Windows Live Photo Gallery has a neat facial recognition feature, so you can tag a person in a photo and it’ll try to find other instances of that person across your photo collection, and the marvellous Photo Fuse feature (formerly Group Shot). I found a bug in it pretty quickly when I … Continue reading New and Notable – 25th June 2010

New and Notable – 13th June 2010

I’m not planning to do this on a schedule (the last time was on the 18th May), but what I do plan to do is batch up interesting bits of news and things that I’ve found and do a roundup post. There’s been a lot of news in the last week with Microsoft and Apple both hosting big conferences, so these are a few things and links that you might find interesting from TechEd North America and WWDC and the week before, and my views on them… Office Web Apps go live on Skydrive You can now sign in to with your … Continue reading New and Notable – 13th June 2010

New and Notable – 18th May 2010

These are a few things that I’ve picked up from Twitter and blogs this week. I may already have retweeted some of them if you’re following me on Twitter, but there are a few other things too. Some of it is new news, some of it is just new to me. I’ve never done a round-up post like this before – I might start to make it a regular thing, or I may never do it again – we’ll see (I appreciate feedback!)… New Hotmail When I heard the details of the forthcoming update to Hotmail a little while ago, … Continue reading New and Notable – 18th May 2010