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May
11
2006

WMP 11 for XP Release Details

Microsoft is planning a Public Preview Beta of Windows Media Player 11 for XP on Wednesday, May 17th. The final RTM release is scheduled for late June 06. Here is a list of features that will and will not be in the XP version: Features in WMP 11 for XP (June 06): * New UI * Support for better synchronization for portable devices * Album “stacks” of album art * Indexed libraries with search-as-you-type features [...]

Apr
23
2006

Pirated Windows Vista would not get fancy graphics

Microsoft came out a new reason to pruchase original Windows license — “Pirated Windows Vista would not get fancy graphics.” With the new operating system, Microsoft is offering plenty of new graphics tricks, including translucent windows, animated flips between open programs and “live icons” that show a graphical representation of the file in question. But before Vista will display its showiest side, known as Aero, it will run a check to make sure the software [...]

Mar
26
2006

Next Generation Firefox browser

Bon Echo Alpha 1 is a developer preview release of our next generation Firefox browser and it is being made available for testing purposes only. Bon Echo Alpha 1 is intended for web application developers and it’s testing community. Current users of Mozilla Firefox 1.x should not use Bon Echo Alpha 1. These Release Notes cover what’s new, download and installation instructions, known issues and frequently asked questions for the Bon Echo Alpha 1 release. [...]

Feb
27
2006

Google Page Creator

Google launched on Thursday a service that lets people create their own Web pages hosted by the Internet giant. Google Page Creator, which is in beta, has sample layouts and lets people type in content, upload images and publish their pages, without knowing HTML. People can create multiple linked pages and are allowed 100MB of storage on the service. The free service requires a Gmail account and supports either Internet Explorer 6.0 or Firefox 1.0, [...]

Feb
18
2006

Gmail Chat

Google on Monday was set to launch Gmail Chat, which will let users send instant messages with one click from their e-mail account, see when contacts are online and save the chat history like an e-mail message. The application’s Quick Contacts list is synchronized with a user’s Google Talk friends list and automatically displays the people a user communicates with most frequently and shows their online status. Clicking on a contact listed as being online [...]

Jan
24
2006

Google Desktop

Google Desktop gives you easy access to information on your computer and from the web. It’s a desktop search application that provides full text search over your email, computer files, music, photos, chats and web pages that you’ve viewed. By making your computer searchable, Google Desktop puts your information easily within your reach and frees you from having to manually organize your files, emails and bookmarks. It makes searching your computer as easy as searching [...]

Nov
21
2005

Yahoo Map

Yahoo started new tool called Yahoo Map(Now Beta Version). Yes, as it’s name indicate it gives you the map like Google-Earth or Microsoft virtual Earth. Some of it’s features are 1. Multi-point driving directions. Get yourself from point A to B and on to C all in one map. 2. Integrated Yahoo! Local. Includes our local search, a browseable interface, easy access to business ratings, reviews, and events. 3. Geo-coding, Yahoo! Local, traffic information and [...]

Nov
17
2005

Windows Live Messenger v8.0

MSN Messenger is no more and is being renamed to windows live messenger. Main Features of Windows Live Messenger > Change of Messenger Skins > Real-time Emotions > Messenger Built Internal Windows Media Player 10 > Pause/Resumed File Transfers (File Blocked Extension Applied) > Detailed File Transfer (Download/Upload Speed) > Animated Display Pictures (.gif .jpg .png (File Support under Consideration)) > Mood Status > Faster Contact List Loading and scrolling > Public Profile and MSN [...]

Nov
11
2005

Microsoft Live

Bill Gates announced the new Microsoft Internet-based projects: Windows Live and Office Live. They are not the Internet version of Operating System and MS Office.Live is a set of Internet-based personal services, such as e-mail, blogging and instant messaging. It will be primarily supported by advertising. Office Live will come in both ad-based and subscription versions that augment the popular desktop productivity suite. Once Live.com is loaded, you will get a left sidebar and a [...]

Oct
20
2005

Microsoft’s next generation Hotmail-Kahuna Mail

Microsoft and MSN have big plans for Hotmail.The company has been working for the past several months on a next generation Web mail solution that codenamed Kahuna and currently goes by the nondescript name “Mail Beta” . It will likely replace Hotmail when it’s released in the first half of 2006.Kahuna is the next Hotmail, Microsoft’s next generation Hotmail. Some of the important features of Kahuna are:–>In the inbox there are three vertical panes, as [...]

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