Showing it is indeed possible for us to all "just get along," Microsoft and Nokia have made nice. Nokia phones will be getting mobile versions of Windows Live services on its handhelds, starting today. Unfortunately for those of us in the United States, it's Europe and the Middle East only for now.
Nokia and Microsoft said Thursday they have joined
together to provide customers with a new suite of Windows Live services
specifically designed for Nokia devices.
Starting Thursday Nokia customers in
eleven countries with compatible S60 devices can download the new suite
enabling access to Windows Live Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger,
Windows Live Contacts and Windows Live Spaces.
The 11 countries: Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, U.K., Sweden, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. No word yet on when these services will be offered in the U.S.