Hotmail gets a new look and name: Windows Live Hotmail

Description

Microsoft has decided to take the plunge with one of its most popular brands and give it a new name and look.  We all know hotmail as Microsoft's Web-based email service.  Well, they've officially changed the name to "Windows Live Hotmail".  Microsoft is specifically talking about the following features:
  • Reading Pane
  • Ability to Drag and Drop objects
  • Better Performance
  • Integration with other Live services (including instant messenger)

With more then 280 million active hotmail accounts worldwide this new version is bound to make an impact on your emailing services.
Microsoft will also have new software called Outlook Connector which will allow users to access their Live Hotmail accounts in Microsoft's desktop e-mail product. 

The Discussion

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    Lord Zimbu

    I thought they weren't going to change the name from Hotmail.. oh well. Whatever they think is necessary.

    Doesn't matter anyway Gmail is more useful.

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    Lord Zimbu

    I thought they weren't going to change the name from Hotmail.. oh well. Whatever they think is necessary.

    Doesn't matter anyway Gmail is more useful.

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    Brandon LeBlanc

    What? Tina? No video interview with the Team? You should try to interview Omar Shahine. That would be a sweet interview.

    I'm curious - what free email service to you use? And be honest Wink

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    Brandon LeBlanc

    What? Tina? No video interview with the Team? You should try to interview Omar Shahine. That would be a sweet interview.

    I'm curious - what free email service to you use? And be honest Wink

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    Brandon LeBlanc

    Oh and you should use a little more updated screenshot Wink

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    Brandon LeBlanc

    Oh and you should use a little more updated screenshot Wink

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