Windows 8 – The latest updates from OneDrive (formerly called Skydrive) does not keep available offline sub content automatically

On Windows 8.1 client, the latest OneDrive updates has changed the heritance of the "’make available offline”. Indeed, previously, all content I stored below my OneDrive Documents folder was automatically set as available offline because I set the parent folder (Documents) to do so. Unfortunately since the last OneDrive update, thie heritance has been broken and you have to manually select one by one each new content to be kept…

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Hotmail – Now supporting push mail, calendar and contact with Active Sync

Hotmail is making it easier for you to stay up-to-date and be productive on your phone. Starting today, you can get your email, calendar, and contacts pushed automatically to your phone using Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) – as it’s already the case since Exchange 2003 and Windows mobile, iPhone and some other mobile devices. EAS keeps everything in sync between your phone and Hotmail, so whatever you do on your phone,…

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Windows Live – New beta version

A new beta version of the next Windows Live Essentials has been delivered. Some of the more visible changes you’ll see in today’s update: Performance and quality of service improvements Facebook chat in Messenger Quick previews and improved tree view in Photo Gallery Flickr video publishing and Snapshot in Movie Maker More info at http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_live/b/windowslive/archive/2010/08/17/windows-live-essentials-2011-beta-refresh.aspx Download update at Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta

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Windows Live – Wave 4 – News about synchronization

If you don’t have yet downloaded the beta of the new version, this new feature may interest you. Indeed, as part of this ‘wave’, Live Mesh has been fully integrated within Windows Live and allow you to synchronize folders between multiple computers and the ‘cloud’. But do you know, you can also synchronize your Internet Explorer favorites or some information from Microsoft Office (in my case Office 2010 – I’m…

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Windows Live – WLE Beta now available

The next version of Windows Live is now available in beta. You can download it from http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials-beta As new feature, you will find the integration of remote access and SkyDrive access (Windows Live Sync), the new Messenger and a new Live Mail and Live Writer. A good thing is the Windows Live Sync can communicate with cell phones (but apparently not in France ), and you can connect you Messenger…

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