I’ve just upgraded my Live Messenger to the new Beta (v8.1) which is available here.
There’s a couple of new features of interest, specifically:
Redesigned, smarter contact cards give you more data about and easier access to your
- Your display name, status and personalization roam with you to any computer
- Better server performance
- Improvements to automatic updates
- Improved sign-in performance
I’ll keep you updated if it breaks anything …