First look at Yahoo Messenger with Voice 8 Video
Today Yahoo released a highly recommended update to its Yahoo Messenger IM feature. But there have been reports of the update doing such things as changing the home page and adding the Yahoo Toolbar automatically. CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look at how to update the feature while avoiding unwanted changes to your Internet browser.
You can make calls, send text messages, and even have video chats in Windows Live Messenger.
The dynamic maps and business directories in the beta of Windows Live Local invite you to plot your own points of interest and collaborate with other users. CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look.
CNET's Elsa Wenzel shows off Microsoft's new Office Live service. In addition to giving you a free Web site, Microsoft Office Live will soon enable online keyword marketing campaigns for your company while integrating its various Web-based tools with the desktop Office Accounting and, of course, the impending Microsoft Office suite.
See the new voice-activation feature in Windows Live Messenger for Mobile in action.
CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a first look at downloadable software from Google. Your online albums can be either private or public.
The current version of Microsoft Office 2007 has many features, but we await its final release. CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look.
Google Maps give you a handy visual view of locations and lets you search surrounding areas for other items of interest. CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look.
CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look at some features of the new SketchUp software, which Google purchased in March and turned into a 3D drawing program.
Quieter yet more effective, the latest ZoneAlarm Firewall Free should be considered an excellent tool for replacing the otherwise adequate default Windows firewall with a stronger option that includes better outbound protection, antiphishing guards, and ZoneAlarm's behavioral detection network. See what's new in this First Look video.