Windows Live ID to Replace Passport

http://www.betanews.com/article/Windows_Live_ID_to_Replace_Passport/1141084583 This is also intresting info: “The Microsoft spokesperson could not confirm public release dates or the number of Windows Live projects in development, but acknowledged, “you’ll see many more new products in the coming months.””

Origami: A New Microsoft Device Unfolds

My mouth is watering and I hope I can get my hands on one. (Pretty Please?) I really need something better than a PDA with a ton of extra features and a SmartPhone because I cannot use it up north (Still Analog up there) and my MSN Direct Watch, when works (Not MSN’s fault, it is the watch manufacture) only allows for 2 days back and 5 days forward and I cannot enter or change anything. Could this solve my needs? Calendar, Tasks, Notes, Contacts with IM and e-mail in one device that is operating a Microsoft OS? http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,1995,1930995,00.asp?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535 More info:http://www.networkworld.com/community/?q=node/4680

Windows Defender Released (Beta 2)

Windows Defender (Beta 2) helps protect your computer from spyware and other unwanted software Published: February 13, 2006http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/overview.mspxDownload: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx Windows Defender (Beta 2) detects and removes known spyware from your computer, which helps make your Internet browsing safer. The software uses automatic definition updates provided by Microsoft analysts to help detect and remove new threats as the threats are identified. Improvements in Windows Defender (Beta 2) • Enhanced performance through a new scanning engine. • Streamlined, simplified user interface and alerts. • Improved control over programs on your computer using enhanced Software Explorer. • Multiple language support with globalization and … Continue reading Windows Defender Released (Beta 2)

Microsoft Announces Pricing and Licensing Details for Windows OneCare Live

Microsoft Announces Pricing and Licensing Details for Windows OneCare Live Promotional price offered to early testers of all-in-one PC care service slated for June 2006 release. REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 7, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today announced final licensing and pricing information for its soon-to-be-released Windows OneCare™ Live, the all-in-one, automatic and self-updating PC care service aimed at helping consumers more easily protect and maintain their PCs to keep them running well. Now available free to new beta testers in the United States, at http://ideas.live.com, Microsoft® Windows OneCare Live will be available in June from retailers and via the Web … Continue reading Microsoft Announces Pricing and Licensing Details for Windows OneCare Live