Microsoft Revamps MSN
The software giant announces MSN Premium, a new version of its broadband online service.On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. announced its latest online service: MSN Premium. The new service, for use with broadband Internet connections, will be available to the general public on Jan. 8 and offer a wide range of online features including spam filters, anti-virus capability, a firewall, parental controls, photo management, exclusive multimedia content and multiple e-mail accounts. (Get an inside look at the new service in our
In addition to tools, the main GUI integrates applications, many of which are based on brand-name titles. Versions of McAfee VirusScan and McAfee Personal Firewall Plus guard your system against unauthorized intruders, a Microsoft Money app manages your finances, the multimedia encyclopedia is Microsoft Encarta Premium, and a Microsoft PictureIt! release manages photos.