Windows Live for BlackBerry

Ronen just posted some screencandy and details on upcoming Windows Live Services for BlackBerry smarpthones. Here's the goods:

  • Windows Live Messenger offered with BlackBerry Service
    • Fully-branded client experience
    • Best-in-class BlackBerry push data performance and reliability
    • Picture Messaging
    • Emoticons and Avatars support
    • Addressbook integration
    • Multi-User chats
  • Windows Live Hotmail access via BIS-E v2.5
    • Real-time push delivery
    • Branded Hotmail inbox icon
    • Automatic Login easy integration support
Good stuff all around. Too bad this didn't come out two years ago... it may have prevented me from fully becoming a Gmail boy :-)