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Windows Live Software and Services
To learn more about Winodws Live here, or get started straight away refer to the Windows Live Directory of Services or sign-up for the latest Windows Live Essentials.
Live Mesh (Beta): Live Mesh puts you at the center of your digital world, seamlessly connecting you to the people, devices, programs, and information you care about—available wherever you happen to be.
Live Search: Search the internet and look for websites, images, video, news and maps.
Live Search Maps / Virtual Earth: Search the map: Find businesses, collections, or places using the search box above. Get directions: Get turn-by-turn directions to your destination. Explore: Add your own information about a place. Share it. See what others have added.
Live Search Mobile: We realize that your mobile phone isn’t the same as your PC. That’s why Live Search is designed to provide you the information that matters most when you’re mobile, and to make it quick and easy to access, no matter what kind of phone you use. Just type m.live.com into your phone’s browser to get started. (compatible mobile phone and data plan required)
Windows Live Hotmail: Keep in touch with family and friends through e-mail, instant messages, a unified contact list, and your online calendar. The new Hotmail brings you more. More space (5 GB), more security, still free.
Windows Live Admin Center (formerly Windows Live Custom Domains): Whether you maintain a website or just own a domain name (A unique Internet address, such as wingtiptoys.com. It is your personal or business address on the Internet). You can use Windows Live Admin Center to create personalized e-mail addresses/accounts for your domain name. You can also create a custom web address that links to your Live Space.
Windows Live Events: Create an event today and invite your friends. Share photos and leave messages for your guests after the party's over. The fun never ends!
Windows Live Family Safety: With Family Safety, you decide how your kids experience the Internet. You can limit searches, block or allow websites, decide who your kids can communicate with when they’re using Windows Live Messenger, Hotmail, or Spaces and monitor what websites they're visiting.
Windows Live Messenger: Windows Live Messenger Instantly connect to the people who matter the most—via text, voice, or video. Even if they’re offline, you can leave a message or send a note. Share your personal files, photos, and videos of any size. Just drag and drop into a Shared Folder. There is a version for the PC and for the Mac.
Windows Live Movie Maker (Beta): Import and edit your movies so they look great, and then publish to the web with a few clicks.
Windows Live Photo Gallery: Easily share your photos, quickly find and organize your photos and videos, Enhance your photos and download photo albums.
Windows Live Spaces: Share your photos, personalize your online world, Stay in contact with your friends. Explore and discover new people, or share with your friends,
Windows Live SkyDrive: Password-protected online file storage. Always available where you need it.
Windows Live Sync (formerly Folder Share): Keep your latest files with you, no matter which computer you're using. Keep files in sync across your computers and share folders with friends.
Windows Live Toolbar: Start a search from any Web page Get better protection against phishing scams and viruses. Personalize your Web experience with custom buttons. Use Windows Desktop Search to instantly find information on your PC
Windows Live Translator (Beta): Online translation service to translate text or websites. The site also provides access to TBot, the Translation Bot for Windows Live Messenger.
Windows Live Writer: Easily publish pictures, videos and other rich content to your blog.
Windows Mobile Software and Services
Does your mobile keep your life in sync?
Windows Mobile Total Access: Find the simple things you can do for maximum impact. Total Access helps you make your phone uniquely your own. Ringtones, Themes, Wallpapers, Games and Software
Facebook for Windows Mobile 6 Phone: New from Windows Mobile: a Facebook application for your phone! Download the new Facebook application for Windows Mobile and Send messages to any of the people in your Friends list, Take pictures and videos on your phone, then upload them right to Facebook, Send messages or call people in your Friends list, Manage your profile and post anytime, anywhere.
Windows Live for Windows Mobile: Get access to your favorite Windows Live programs and features, right from your mobile phone. With Windows Live for Windows Mobile, it's almost like having your PC in your pocket. You can even download and sync your contacts from your Windows Live account to your mobile phone. Access Hotmail, Windows Messenger, Windows Live Spaces and search with Live Search