We had previously written about Windows Live Wave 4 roadmap and it seems to be pretty accurate. Microsoft Australia has invited handpicked technology enthusiasts for a media briefing to talk about Windows Live Wave 4 on the 18th of this month.
The roadmap posted had 18th May as the day when Windows Live Wave reaches Milestone 3. If the roadmap is to be believed, users will get access to beta builds starting June 7th.
Microsoft has already revealed the new features in the next Windows Live Messenger. Some of the highlights are:
- New Social Dashboard
- Tabbed Conversations
- HD Video chat
LiveSide has an extensive list of the new features in Hotmail.
In a blog post a Microsoft Active Professional has revealed that Windows Live Wave 4 will officially be known as Windows Live Essentials 2011. The logo of the suite is expected to look like: