Microsoft details forthcoming Hotmail update

By Matthew
May 18, 2010
  1. In a blog post yesterday, Microsoft announced it would "reinvent" Windows Live Hotmail in a future update. The refresh comes after Redmond studied email usage for a year and it should arrive sometime in the next few weeks, bringing features to discard "graymail," as well as new functions to manage things like documents, photos, videos, shipping and social updates, and more.

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  2. HaMsTeYr

    HaMsTeYr TS Maniac Posts: 376

    Interesting, though unfortunately, and i'm sure many like me have moved onto gmail and have not looked back. I did so more than 4-5 years ago when gmail first surfaced and never looked back...
  3. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    LOL, after I read this I realized I used to have a hotmail account too. Probably deactivated.
  4. nice to hear, but way to late, like those above me switched to gmail since first week it was available. now perfectly integrated into my android phone. unless MS sends a hot chick and give me updates in person, i really dont know why i should look back.
  5. Unless they want to enable IMAP, I'll still be laughing at them.
  6. aaron86

    aaron86 TS Rookie

    Wow, after reading the comments above me I feel like the last person on earth who uses Hotmail. Actually, I like to maintain a hotmail and a gmail account. If they find a good way to integrate hotmail with Office docs and Skydrive, then I think they will have a winner.

    When do these changes take effect? Because as of right now I don't think I notice anything different.
  7. Im a GMail user and as some people said above Ive never looked back.... But this video of Hotmail`s new features.... Well Im sold... I can`t even believe that Im saying this but if they`re gonna do what they advertise there is a huge chance that I`ll switch...
  8. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 811   +26

    Maybe if they enable IMAP/Pop3 and SMTP, i'll make the switch back to hotmail (i don't remember this being possible back when I used it). But until that time, no thanks. I likes my gmail very much.
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