Windows Live Gets Complete Overhaul, Adds Social Networking

Among all the Windows 7 announcements, one of the more surprising ones was about things the new OS would not include – specifically, applications for e-mail, photos, and video editing. Instead, Microsoft decided that these programs would be updated and downloadable as part of the Windows Live Essentials. Not only did Microsoft announce Wave 3 of the Live applications on Thursday, but the company completely redesigned its online services, too.