Hotmail Wave 4 update is rolling out today + more

Today Microsoft has started to install the Hotmail Wave 4 update.

This includes many updates for Hotmail but also a better integration inside your Live page.

It’s simple. Go to and see your friends updates, mails, pictures, …

You can also easily adjust your privacy settings, share Word, Excell, Powerpoint documents, integrate Facebook, Netlog, WordPress, Flickr, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Last.FM, … updates(+- 100 services!)

An example:

One of my friends shared a picture where he is staying now and this is how it looks on my Live overview (

When I clicked on the picture I got a nice slideshow (with several options like Tagging People):

See you on Live πŸ˜‰

Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man


Whitestone Motion Pictures is proud to present Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man.

Based on the backstory of one of the most beloved childrenΚΌs novels of all time comes the extraordinary love story between a simple woodsman and a beautiful maiden. Not having many possessions but wanting to marry his maiden, the woodsman sets his heart to build a large and beautiful cabin.

L. Frank Baum wrote the back story to the Tin Woodsman in his book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man is Whitestone Motion Pictures retelling this little known story of the tragic arc of a beloved character who was once human, made of flesh and blood that turned into tin.

A few credits missing from the film:

Matthew Silva-Art Director, Key Suit maker
Art Department Assistants-Thomas DeSadier, Dustin Fletcher, Bryan Luallen

Tin Man Suit Team:
Bill Johnson – Dept. Head
Matt Silva – Key
Jonathan Thornton – Lead mold maker
Dustin Fletcher& Mathew Dunnaway – Assistants

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From the people of We Are What We Do funded by Google.

Still wondering what Historypin or Google will do with your authentic pictures. I don’t trust this description:

How will the images be protected?

The Terms of Use protect your photos by preventing public or commercial use. High resolution images are not available to download from the site.

A quote from the Terms and Conditions:

You grant to us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, publish, translate and distribute your user content on our website. You also grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

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Free gift from Windows: Windows Experience Pack

Soon Wave 4 will be rolled out and more and more changes become visible. Today Microsoft release a personalization pack with display pictures, emoticons and more… for free!

Check it out now! πŸ˜‰

Lol! πŸ˜€

Check it out now! πŸ˜‰

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