Microsoft Silverlight & Photosynth at the 44th US Presidential Inauguration..

  The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) has selected Microsoft Silverlight technology to enable live and on-demand video streaming of the official inauguration swearing-in ceremony on the PIC Web site at http://www.pic2009.org. As part of its efforts to hold the most open and accessible inauguration in history, on Saturday, Jan. 17, the PIC will also stream…

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Windows Live Beta Wave 3 Now Available

Beta versions of the next release of many of your favourite Windows Live products are now available for download. There’s a range of new Windows Live betas available including: Messenger Mail Photo Gallery Movie Maker (new!) Writer Toolbar Family Safety Outlook Connector (new!) You can download them from: http://download.live.com/ Here’s the new look Messenger client…..

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Photosynth review on Silicon Republic

Marie Boran has reviewed Photosynth over on Silicon Republic. So next time you go to the Notre Dame cathedral or ancient Roman ruins make sure and take as many pictures as possible so you have one cool 3D panorama to show to your friends and relatives on your return instead of an hour-long slide show!…

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Bringing your photographs to life… Photosynth is live!

Photosynth is a new service from Microsoft Live Labs that changes how you think about using and presenting photos. You can use Photosynth to take your standard digital photos of a location or object and create a 3-D, 360-degree model from those photos. How does Photosynth work? To get started take a set (between 20…

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Microsoft Releases Live Mesh in Ireland

Microsoft has today announced that the technology preview for Live Mesh is now available in Ireland. What is Live Mesh? Live Mesh is a new service from Microsoft that enables you to access your files, folders and information wherever and whenever you want it. Live Mesh enables you to access information on different PCs (for…

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Searching for the latest information from the Olympics?

Windows Live is now offering a range of "instant answers" for anyone interested in the latest information from Beijing. A number of specific search terms will bring you the latest update. For example: Search for: Medals for Ireland The results brings you the latest medal count for Ireland.  (You can use this query for any…

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Windows Live Writer: new technical release available…

There’s a new technical preview of Windows Live Writer available. There’s some new image and video publishing additions, some changes to the user interface and some improvements to teh editor. You can download it here.

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Windows Live SkyDrive offers 5GB of free storage to computer users in Ireland

Windows Live SkyDrive is now available in Ireland offering 5GB of free online storage.  SkyDrive provides you with access to your files and information anywhere and anytime you have access to the Internet. You can sign up for Windows Live SkyDrive at: http://skydrive.live.com Windows Live SkyDrive provides three folder options to store files and information:…

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Do you use Instant Messenger to stay in touch?

The folks at Windows Live are hoping to discover how people are using Instant Messaging to keep in touch with families and friends. You can complete the survey here.

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Windows Live Maps now offer Bird’s Eye Views in Ireland…

If you click over to Windows Live Maps at http://maps.live.com you’ll see that the folks in the Live Development Group in Dublin have added new bird’s eye views of a number of Irish towns and cities including: Carlow Cork Galway Limerick Navan Wexford One notable absentee from this revision is Dublin.  I’m reliably informed that…

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