Thursday, May 18, 2006
Microsoft Releases Public Beta of Live Messenger
Microsoft has launched a public beta of its Windows Live Messenger, the next-generation of its instant messenger software with a number of new communications features.
The software has been in testing since December but only by invitation. This is the first public beta, which can be downloaded from the Windows Live Ideas Web site.
One of the major features of Live Messenger is support for Internet telephony, allowing you to call someone via the Internet with the Windows Live Call feature. With the public beta, six new international destinations have been added – Austria, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands. Live Call already supported calls with the U.S. plus England, Germany, France and Spain. The Full Story...