Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 31st Jul 2012 19:53 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft launched a preview of Outlook.com - a Metro web email client that will eventually replace Hotmail. Looks pretty good (but then, that's Metro for you). Ironically, it seems to work better, and is more smooth, than the mail client in Windows 8. Would be awesome - although obviously unlikely - if Microsoft allowed you to add accounts to Outlook.com (instead of being tied to your Microsoft account). I'd love to use this for my personal email account. Update: I'm being an idiot - you can actually do this! Nice.
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Morgan
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2005-06-29

Well I was mostly talking about the mobile version of the webmail client. As I said, some people (like my fiancée) prefer or require a web interface on the desktop.

I'm also wondering what the government office I work for will do. We currently use a Server 2003 hosted web front end to Outlook; it will be interesting to see if the IT department moves us to outlook.com or continues with the more robust (but backend nightmare) of the remote Outlook webapp.

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