Microsoft Outlook.com Goes Live: 10 Things You Should Know About It
NEWS ANALYSIS: Microsoft has officially launched Outlook.com, ending the days of Hotmail Internet email and launching a new cloud email platform linked to its desktop Office productivity applications. Here’s what users know about the new service.Microsoft has officially flipped on the Outlook.com switch, marking a significant change in the companys email strategy. Soon, Hotmail will be a thing of the past and Outlook.com will be the service that Microsofts online email subscribers use. Outlook.com is just the latest change that has come to Microsofts ecosystem and includes everything from Windows 8 launching in October to improved versions of Office and Windows Phone. But for now, the focus should be on Outlook.com. After all, it marks a major shift for Microsoft, and could dramatically impact how Microsofts customers interact with their email. Outlook.com offers the same basic features as Hotmailsending and receiving emailsbut it comes with so many interesting features and backend strategies that current and potential users should know more about how it works.
Read on to learn more about Outlook.com.