Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Say Goodbye to Hotmail it time for OUTLOOK.com

Microsoft has renamed it vintage email service called HOTMAIL.com to outlook.com. Hotmail was acquired by Microsoft by it founder sabir bhatia in 1997 for $400.
The rebranding and overhaul of Microsoft's email service is Microsoft's first major change in its email service in eight years.Hotmail in recent days has lost market share due to ever changing Google mail service.Outlook.com is a new look of Microsoft new look for email service
Here are few new feature that OUTLOOK.com is having

1) Outlook.com connects to Facebook and Twitter to enrich conversations. Users can view recent status by friends and Tweets shared by friends.
2) Users can open, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint files in Outlook.com.
3) Outlook's address book integrates contacts from Facebook and LinkedIn.
4). With Outlook.com users can make Skype video calls even when both users don't have Skype installed. This feature will be rolled out soon.
5). Photographs attached with emails can be viewed as a slideshow.
6). Outlook.com comes integrated with with Microsoft's cloud storage service SkyDrive, this removes the restrictions of attachment size limits.
7). Outlook.com automatically detects mass messages such as newsletters, offers, daily deals and social updates and puts them in separate folders. Users can customize the process to sort mail any way they want to.
8). Existing Hotmail users can upgrade to the Outlook.com preview and their email address, password, contacts, old email, and rules will remain unchanged. They can continue to send and receive email from their @hotmail.com or @msn.com or @live.com address.