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MetroMail launches for Windows 8.1, brings native Gmail support in a Modern design

MetroMail launches for Windows 8.1, brings native Gmail support in a Modern design

Daniel Rubino 55

Email. It’s essential. It’s important. And on Windows 8, there’s a dearth of quality Gmail apps that fully embrace the Modern design language. Sure, you have your web-wrapper apps that look like a native Gmail client, but people want the real deal. And push notifications. And Live Tiles. MetroMail is that full native client for Windows Phone 8. We’ve covered it in the past and watched...

Outlook.com turns a year old - will give away prizes today to celebrate the occasion

Outlook.com turns a year old - will give away prizes today to celebrate the occasion

Michael Archambault 85

Microsoft purchased its first email service, Hotmail, almost seventeen years ago from founders Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. After a $400 million, exchange and effort to move the service from a Linux based operating system to Windows 2000 – MSN Hotmail, as we knew it was born. Now in the year 2014, a year after Outlook.com took over the reins and stepped down from its “preview” state...

Check This Out: TouchMail - the sexiest email client to hit the Windows Store

Check This Out: TouchMail - the sexiest email client to hit the Windows Store

Michael Archambault 51

When a new email application shows up in the Windows Store, there are two types of people; there are the guys and gals who jump up and down at the excitement of improved productivity, and there are those who could not care any less than they are currently. The latest email application to hit Windows 8.1, TouchMail, just might be able to attract both groups of people. TouchMail is a...

App Update Roundup: SysApp Pusher adds more vendors, Nokia MixRadio receives single track repeat and more

App Update Roundup: SysApp Pusher adds more vendors, Nokia MixRadio receives single track repeat and more

Rich Edmonds 41

Those of you who enjoy updating apps on your Windows Phones, prepare yourselves as we've got yet another roundup for you. Nokia MixRadio joins MetroMail and SysApp Pusher as highlights, but we have a number of other updates worth noting, so head past the break to see what's new in this wave of releases. Nokia MixRadio 4.2.0.300 MixRadio from Nokia is the company's rebranded music...

Microsoft partners with GoDaddy to deliver Office 365 to small businesses

Microsoft partners with GoDaddy to deliver Office 365 to small businesses

Michael Archambault 16

When it comes to running a small business, any help is good help. Spending time on trivial matters like getting your email up and running or making sure you can access the documents you need whenever and from wherever you need them, are time wasters. To help out small business owners on their track to success, Microsoft has partnered with one of the web’s top platforms, GoDaddy. The...

MetroMail gaining ability to upload photos, night mode for toast notifications, and more in latest update

MetroMail gaining ability to upload photos, night mode for toast notifications, and more in latest update

Sam Sabri 44

Want a premier Gmail experience on Windows Phone? Don’t use the native email client. Instead, look to the Windows Phone Store for an app called MetroMail. It’s beautiful, native app for Gmail users on Windows Phone. Forget for a moment that this is a Google product. There are still a ton of users on Windows Phone who rely on or might need to access Gmail. For them, there’s MetroMail....

Microsoft giving early adopters of Outlook.com extra SkyDrive storage and Skype credit

Microsoft giving early adopters of Outlook.com extra SkyDrive storage and Skype credit

Sam Sabri 89

Outlook.com is currently celebrating its first year of life. Back on July 31st in 2012 it launched in preview form and quickly won over the hearts of many. So many that now it claims over 400 million users. If you were among the first to try out Outlook.com when it launched you should check your inbox for some gifts from Microsoft to show appreciation. Microsoft is giving out an extra...

Microsoft to kill Outlook.com linked accounts; aliases are the new cool

Microsoft to kill Outlook.com linked accounts; aliases are the new cool

Michael Archambault 87

Today Microsoft announced that they would be killing the option for users to link multiple email accounts together in Outlook. As a replacement to linked accounts, the company will be promoting their alias system – “a more robust and secure way of managing multiple email address.” Microsoft states that the change is being made in an attempt to unify a consumer’s digital identity. As of...

Outlook.com team unveils new email domains and ability to log in using account aliases

Outlook.com team unveils new email domains and ability to log in using account aliases

Rich Edmonds 42

As well as launching two-step authentication for Microsoft accounts, the company has also refreshed Outlook.com with some new features. First up is the ability to log in on Outlook using an email alias that's present on the account. Previously, the only option was the permanently rename the account, which caused many issues for Windows Phone owners, but this move will help allow...

Microsoft removes Exchange ActiveSync from Google account setup, temporary workaround present

Microsoft removes Exchange ActiveSync from Google account setup, temporary workaround present

Rich Edmonds 75

Google is set to cease supporting Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for its array of online services, including both GMail and Calendar. This will prevent consumers from setting up accounts on Windows Phones with both contact and calendar support (but will not affect those who already have email configured on Windows Phone). Consumers who make use of said features will have to go through...

Microsoft gives Zune users update details plus 1,000 MS Points for Xbox Music launch

Microsoft gives Zune users update details plus 1,000 MS Points for Xbox Music launch

Daniel Rubino 102

If you’re a current Zune Pass subscriber, you may want to check your email. Microsoft has just sent out the Xbox Music update details for those who are using Zune Pass and what’s more, they’re throwing in a 1,000 MS Points to celebrate. Those points (worth $12.50 or an average album) can be used “on any of the music, video, or game content on Xbox LIVE”. (Wait, we’re still calling it...