All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘outlook’

Report: Gmail Android App To Support Third-Party Accounts

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop last week, and now it appears the Gmail app is getting a new update to go along with it. Android Police is reporting that the new app will be able to handle email accounts from other providers like Yahoo or Outlook, and will enable users to switch between accounts with a swipe or touch …

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Microsoft And Salesforce Launch Strategic Cloud Partnership

Microsoft and Salesforce just announced a strategic partnership, which will see the two creating new solutions that connect Salesforce’s CRM apps and platform to Microsoft Office and Windows. The company announced two specific products: Salesforce1 for Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 and Salesforce for Office 365. The former will let customers access Salesforce “and run their business” from their Windows …

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Microsoft Adds New Gmail Import Feature To Outlook.com In Hopes Of Stealing Away Users

Microsoft announced a new feature for Outlook.com aimed at making it easier for users to import their Gmail accounts. As you may know, much of Microsoft’s “Scroogled” efforts have slung mud at Gmail, in hopes of gaining more Outlook.com users. Interestingly enough, there aren’t nearly as many people complaining about Gmail these days as are complaining about Yahoo Mail, despite …

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Microsoft Allows NSA/FBI To Access Outlook, Skype, Other Communication Software

Over at the YouTube page for Microsoft’s Your Privacy is Our Priority video, the description features the following promise: The lines between public and private may never be perfect, but at Microsoft we are going to keep on trying, because your privacy is our priority. This, in turn, links to a page that discusses Microsoft’s commitment to privacy, and the …

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Hotmail Officially Dead, Rolled Into Outlook

In the late 90s, Hotmail was the most popular online email service available. Though Yahoo email and Gmail later arrived to give the service significant competition, Hotmail remained widely used for over 16 years. Now, Hotmail has become another relic of the early internet. Microsoft this week announced that Hotmail is officially gone. The service has been rolled into Microsoft’s …

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Outlook.com Users Can Now Make Skype Calls Directly From Their Inbox

Last year, Microsoft introduced an entirely new Outlook.com in an attempt to revitalize its email client. Early results (from Microsoft) say its working, and now it’s adding even more functionality to tempt more people over to its side. Microsoft announced that it’s rolling out a preview of Skype for Outlook.com to those in the UK today. It already integrated Skype …

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Microsoft, Like Amazon, Embraces Gay Marriage in a Product Ad

It looks like Amazon isn’t the only tech company that’s finding a way to work gay marriage into their product ads. Last month, an ad for Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite ereader featured a gay couple and made people on the internet argue, as these things tend to do. I guess only straight couples should be able to enjoy ebooks on the …

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Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com

There’s no cool blind taste test site or video with some guy walking up to random people and shoving such an offering in their faces, but Microsoft is once again saying that most users prefer its product to Google’s. This time, however, it’s not about Bing. It’s about Outlook.com vs. Gmail. According to Microsoft, four out of five people like …

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Outlook.com: Here’s What Microsoft’s New Webmail Looks Like (Plus, A Walkthrough)

The past week has been a big one in the email space. We told you about AOL’s big new redesign, and then Google integrated Google+ Hangouts into Gmail. Now, Microsoft is dropping Hotmail in favor of a new, rebranded web mail service based on its other popular email brand: Outlook.com. The company announced the launch of a preview of the …

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