Well, embrace is too strong a word, but Microsoft says it’s making it easier for colleagues and friends with different mail accounts to chit chat.
The most recent issue affecting Outlook.com and Hotmail users was caused by temperature spike in one of Microsoft’s data centers, an executive said.
Microsoft online services including Outlook.com, Hotmail and Skydrive are experiencing problems on Tuesday night.
Remember when your email was capped at 2 MB? It wasn’t that long ago.
Pity poor Microsoft email users: Hotmail and Outlook.com service is out for many on Monday — indeed some have complained that the service has been on the fritz for weeks since an earlier outage.
Gmail has been claiming the top spot for worldwide email providers since this summer. New outside data finally shows it’s true.
Microsoft sees the torrent of email newsletters and daily deal updates as an opportunity to differentiate its Hotmail service by providing a host of new tools to help manage this “gray mail,” part of an ongoing attempt to make Hotmail more competitive against Gmail.
Microsoft is rolling out a new feature in Hotmail that creates interactive e-mails that bring the Web into messages. The update allows companies to send e-mails that allow users to fill out forms and conducts searches without having to leave Hotmail.
If you use a webmail service, you’ll find that clicking on email links on the web won’t work properly; your computer will try to open a desktop client. Fortunately, there are a couple of free apps that you can use to fix this behavior.
Microsoft will enable Exchange Active Sync (EAS) connections for mobile phones on Aug. 30. Active Sync support has been available on many mobile phone platforms for some time, but this will be the first time native Hotmail support comes to Microsoft’s own Windows Mobile platform.