Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Jan 2013 21:17 UTC
Windows The Verge has a learned a few interesting things about Google deprecating EAS and how this will affect Windows Phone users. As it turns out, Google informed Microsoft it was planning to remove EAS in the summer of last year, but without giving a firm date. Microsoft has been trying to get a six-month extension from Google, but so far with no luck. In the meantime, Microsoft is also working on adding CardDAV and CalDAV support to Windows Phone - so yay open standards.
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Well you can't live without your favourite stalker, can't you?

It's wrong morally, but the consumer has had no impact.

Hey, at least it is possible to have a sensible discussion with you. Hell, these days I'll take that.

And, in light of these new events (DAV support), I'd say the consumer impact is greatly diminished. If Microsoft implements IMAP IDLE (only push extension Gmail supports iirc) then it will be largely transparent to the user.

I wonder if Google will give Microsoft the extension they ask for, though.

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