We've heard plenty about the potential of Windows Live Mesh, but ZDNet reports that Microsoft has finally developed some real live Live Mesh apps that put the system to use. The four apps—called the MeshPack—include a collaborative crossword app, a digital bulletin board, a list sharing tool, and a collaborative group-polling tool. Unfortunately you need a PDC code to actually download any of them. [via Gizmodo]
Microsoft Introduces Four Windows Live Mesh Apps, Won't Let You Play With One
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