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...

Clutter is coming to improve your inbox experience in Office 365. Microsoft launched their new tool towards the end of last year in order to streamline the email experience on its platform. This new addition made it easier to focus on the email messages that matter the most, while moving the less important ones into a...

Quite amazing what a little rebranding and a push in the right direction can do for an application. The launch of the Outlook app on the App Store is just another proof of this notion. Microsoft released a new app yesterday on the iOS platform — the official Outlook client to help people manage their inboxes. It...

Microsoft announced their acquisition of Acompli back in December. This was a company that built high quality email apps for both iOS and Android platforms. The apps were quite popular. Hence the purchase price north of $200 million, according to reports. It was a given then, that these apps would be repackaged and...

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...

Streamlining is the name of the game these days, and it appears this is fast becoming an important strategy over at Redmond. The One Microsoft philosophy could not have come sooner. When Windows 8 launched it missed a few essential apps, while at the same time it included a few (arguably) dispensable ones. The company...

As promised, Windows 8.1 Preview brought with it a preview version of Outlook 2013 RT, a version of the popular email client custom designed for Microsoft’s tablet oriented operating system. The app is installed automatically on Windows RT devices once they upgrade to Windows RT 8.1 Preview, with a shortcut placed on...

As far as first generation products go, Surface RT is downright excellent. Sure it has a few rough edges and hiccups every now and then, but on the whole it is a perfectly capable device. And with the Windows Store growing by leaps and bounds, it is only a matter of time before the Windows RT platform as a whole comes...

The Hotmail retirement is in full swing, as Microsoft continues moving its entire user base to the Outlook.com platform. Redmond expects this process to be completed by the summer. But while all that is underway, the technology titan is also unveiling new improvements to its flagship email service. Microsoft has just...

If there is one Microsoft app that is high on several most wanted lists, it is the Windows RT version of Outlook. Rumors, however, have been raging for a while now that it is in development. But according to a new report, Redmond is now giving the application final touches and it could very well see a public release...