Microsoft have announced an update to the Outlook.com website today, which not only makes the email service a lot more attractive in terms of the UI, but also a bit more useful. Pretty much the best email service around, then, compared to the other big names in the industry. Subjectively, speaking, of course. But the...

The software titan has started sending out emails to Outlook.com users, asking for their help in fighting email spam. If you ever wanted to become a spam fighter, now is your chance. Enlist now! Basically, the company wants users to block more spam messages, thereby increasing the efficiency of the filters in the web...

Ah, infographics. Easily digestible nuggets of information. A new Microsoft Outlook infographic has been released that paints Gmail in a rather bad light, and shows just how limited the competing service is. Redmond has a history of highlighting the Outlook.com service. The company has, in the past, compared it to...

User privacy, some say, is a relative factor. Still, the more efforts that are made to ensure user privacy the better. And Microsoft have been at the forefront of this drive, announcing one series of improvements after another. These newest enhancements are reserved for OneDrive and Outlook.com — two of the most...

It recently came to light that Microsoft accessed an email account belonging to a blogger when they found out that he had received source code of company products and other trade secrets. They had to take these steps in order to stop their intellectual property from leaking out. But now, it seems, that the company is...

Here is some news that is bound to make even Snoopy chuckle. Microsoft courted a fair bit of controversy when it was revealed recently that the company snooped through a user’s Hotmail account. Sure, it was due to a criminal conspiracy of a former employee stealing and passing on trade secrets, but the fact remains...

For those unaware, Pig Latin is a language game where players alter English language words according to a simple (or not so simple) predefined set of rules. Looks it up. It also recently featured in one of Microsoft’s newest Scroogled ad. Now it has been more than a year since Redmond began the Scroogled advertising...

Damage control, please. Questions were raised, queries were extended, about the privacy of all Hotmail or Outlook.com users recently, when it emerged that Microsoft accessed the emails of a blogger. A snoop of this unnamed blogger led to the reveal of a former employee that leaked Windows 8 code. Now while Microsoft’s...

More news about the Windows 8 content leak is floating up. It is perhaps the most interesting story of the day, full of stimulating twists and fascinating turns. Or not. It appears that the French blogger that Alex Kibkalo is reported to have leaked the code was the one that tipped off Microsoft about the leak —...

And another launch! The latest from Redmond is that the Skype for Outlook.com feature is now available worldwide for all users of the cloud based email platform. This follows the official launch of OneDrive for Business earlier in the day. Microsoft first introduced the feature for select users back in April last...