Goodbye Hotmail, Welcome Outlook.com.
Microsoft announced this week that it called a unbelievable Webmail (Outlook.com webmail) service whose features it said aim to meet the needs of modern times. “More changes happened in eight years, and we think it’ time for a fresh look at email – modern, connected, smart, powerful, and in control,” Microsoft’s Chris Jones said in a blog post. Chris Jones said that since the started of Hotmail in 1996, and Google Mail which brought many extraordinary features in 2004 – minimum things has changed in the way email services worked.
Email has become less and less useful as inbox’s become cluttered with newsletters and social updates, and people increasingly keep up their personal connections in social networks instead of their email address books, he noted.
Chris Jones said Outlook.com is a personal email service which all ready leading as a Mail client O-u-t-l-o-o-k , New Outlook.com Features is designed for Cloud , so all the mail hosts in Single location which is accesible always wherever the user is required.
Chris Jones also pointed out Outlook.com works as the first email service connected to social networking services like FB, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and soon, Skype, “to bring relevant context and communications to user email.”
New Outlook.com Features
Unlimited Storage Space
Microsoft Outlook includes email storage that expands to provide you with as much storage space as you need. Your inbox capacity will automatically increase as you need more space.
Say goodbye to spam
Hotmail has reduced spam by 90%, helping you keep your inbox clear of unwanted messages.
It’s perfect for pictures
share hundreds of photos in a single mail with no attachments, thanks to Sky Drive and the cloud.
Facebook is built in
just connect your Facebook account and you can like, comment, and chat from Hotmail.
The Outlook.com inbox contains photos of the user’s friends, recent status updates and Tweets friends have shared.
Outlook.com also has the feature to chat and video call, and has an always uptodate contact list that is connected to one’s social networks.
“And, of course, user can control of their experience – what they share, the networks they connect to, and their personal information,” Jones said.
Office Web Apps
He said Microsoft included free Office Web Apps — Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote – which let a user view and edit attachments without leaving the inbox.
He also said Outlook.com comes with SkyDrive, “so if you’re sending photos, documents, or just about any other file, you can now put them on SkyDrive and stop worrying about attachment limits.”
Setting up on devices
Jones said Outlook.com can be set up on smartphones and tablets on the Windows Phone, iOS, Android, and Blackberry platforms. — TJD, GMA News
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