Microsoft Is Officially Killing MSN Messenger Once and For All

Ever since Microsoft acquired Skype, it's been slowly but surely pushing those last MSN/Windows Live Messenger clingers-on into its brave new, Skype-based world. And now China, the last MSN Messenger stronghold, is finally getting the boot, ending the messaging service's 15 year run once and for all. » 8/29/14 11:04am 8/29/14 11:04am

Windows Live Updated For Windows Mobile Devices

Not content to just offer a new version of Windows Live Messenger for a competing platform, Microsoft today released an updated official version of the full Windows Live app for Windows Mobile that features contacts syncing, support for Live Spaces, Live Maps, and push email from HotMail, MSN, or Live accounts. It's a… » 7/22/08 9:00pm 7/22/08 9:00pm

Windows Live Messenger Finally Arrives For BlackBerry

Many companies use Windows Live Messenger for corporate IM because it's free and comes with pretty much any Windows computer they purchase. Windows Mobile users have had mobile IM love for awhile, but BlackBerry users have been left out, at least as far as official messengers go. They had already been promised an… » 7/22/08 8:30pm 7/22/08 8:30pm

Samsung LCD Monitors Support Standalone Skype, VoIP

Unlike other monitors that only have a webcam or a mic built in, this 22-inch SyncMaster 220TN Samsung monitor has a network module, webcam, microphone and speakers so that you can have a Skype or Microsoft Live Messenger conversation without a PC. Which means that as long as you have power and an Ethernet connection,… » 8/30/07 2:59pm 8/30/07 2:59pm

New Xbox 360 Bundle Coming? Plus, View Your Live Friends On Windows Live Messenger

Two bits of Xbox 360 gaming news today. First is an update on the new premium bundle that might be coming sometime this fall which may be called the "Xbox 360 Pro Bundle". Rumors are the bundle will have everything the current $399 bundle has plus a three month Xbox Live gold subscription, 1,250 Marketplace Points,… » 7/17/06 7:50pm 7/17/06 7:50pm