James Governor has a good analysis of where Microosft may potentially take RSS … to the next level
Because you need to subscribe from somewhere.The A-list may prefer pure web-based solutions but the Vista wave will take feeds into the mainstream…. allowing Metcalfe’s Law to kick in.Remember when Microsoft adopted TCP/IP? HTML? XML?Embrace, extend, and explode the market…..
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These step-by-step guides provide instructions for deploying or migrating to Windows Vista. These guides also describe how to configure security, monitor performance, and manage printers.
Walter Mossenberg over on Personal Technolgy of the WSJ has a nice article about the efforts of Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and others who are lauching new web based solution is a rapid pace. Strong recognition for Microsoft’s effort in this field …
… Like all other trends in technology, this one, sometimes called “Web 2.0,” is overhyped. It’s been happening quietly for years, but it’s a long way from replacing all the software you use. Still, the biggest software company of all, Microsoft, has recently launched a major initiative to produce this kind of remote software. Its project, called Windows Live, is hardly unique. Google, Yahoo, America Online and many others are also offering new Web applications. But Microsoft’s Windows Live may be the biggest of these efforts. …
(I added the bold typeface)
This was announced this week (13/12/05). As you can see also MSN Messenger is being rebranded into Windows Live Messenger. Windows Live is rapidly turning into a platform …
Adding telephony features to the new version is more than just a nice feature. Lot’s of solutions out there already without argument, but imagine the scale in which this is going to be available.
The pricing is still high I would say compared to SkypeOut, VOIP Buster and others, but having this services delivered through MCI may mean a different (I mean higher) Quality Of Service.
Microsoft and MCI on Tuesday announced the formation of a multiyear partnership to bring VoIP calling to Redmond’s next generation messaging client. Called Windows Live Call, the feature will be tested as part of a limited beta of Windows Live Messenger, which is set to begin this week.
Meer Windows Live (www.live.com) content. Gaaf te zien dat in zeer korte tijd zoveel Microsoft oplossingen en inverstering “ge-rebrand” worden in WIndows Live produkten. Op Windows Live Ideas vind je een overzicht van diensten die mogelijk op korte termijn geintroduceerd zullen worden …
Microsoft heeft MSN Virtual Earth omgedoopt tot Windows Live Local. En het lijkt erop dat Microsoft het eindtraject met de service in gaat. Vanavond rond 1800 uur Nederlandse tijd verschijnt de tweede beta op http://local.live.com.
Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows is dedicated to providing all of the information you need to evaluate Microsoft’s upcoming Windows platform technologies. This Web site provides continuous updates about these future Windows platform products and related technologies, while offering reviews and technology showcases, all designed to give you the information you need to decide which upcoming Windows version is for you.
>Windows Vista, de opvolger van het huidige Windows XP, krijgt van Microsoft een betere slaapstand. Doordat gebruiker de verschillen tussen de slaapstand en de standby-modus niet goed doorhebben, blijft de computer soms onnodig aanstaan.
[Via ZDNet.nl NEWS]
I know it’s my holiday and I pretend not to work …But I couldn’t reject starting a new category : Windows Vista. I had to get used to the new name, after Windows Longhorn for such a long time, you almost would think it was going to stay Windows Longhorn.
Also be sure to check out Mischa Runsink’s Weblog over at Microsoft.nl. A lot of it will be in Dutch I suppose, but he’s really going to live and breathe Windows Vista in the coming years …