October 30, 2008
MSN and Endemol have partnered to bring to the UK what they claim is the first ever online interactive sci-fi show.
Kirill takes a linear series of ten three-minute episodes and layers them with blogs, images, video and audio files online, as well as “secret websites”. The aim? “To tell an intricate story of a man on a quest to make contact with a young woman who holds the key to the future of humanity.”
Happily for Microsoft, it’ll push a range of the company’s services too, with the storyline taking place across Vista, Live Search, Live Messenger, Live Spaces and MSN. read more
Tags: Blogging, endemol, Instant Messaging, interactive, Kirill, Microsoft, msn, science fiction
August 27, 2008
Adium, a highly popular unified messaging tool for Mac OS X, has released version 1.3 – a major upgrade:
I’m happy to announce Adium 1.3, a major release seven months in the making. This release improves almost every aspect of Adium, ranging from performance and memory to Facebook chat support, and from user interface polish to much improved MSN support with personal messages (finally!). A brand new, gorgeous Contact Inspector brings together all a contact’s information in one place – coalescing combined contacts’ information and accessing your Apple Address Book to give you at-a-glance information, and intuitive live searching in the Standard Contact List makes it a snap to find your friends.
As a long time Adium user, the upgrade is a welcome addition full of bug fixes and new features that have been requested for some time… read more
Tags: Adium, apple, Instant Messaging, Mac OS X, OS X, Social Media, Social Media Software