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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 attempts to work around Google blockades, Windows Phone to support DAV [Updated]

Microsoft attempts to work around Google blockades, Windows Phone to support DAV [Updated]

Rich Edmonds 173

There's only just over a week left until Google flips the switch to drop Exchange ActiveSync support. Should you be an avid Google user and utilise Gmail (among other services) on your Windows Phone, you'll be left in the dark to an extent. What the changes mean for consumers is from February onwards we'll no longer be able to synchronise calendars and contacts through a Gmail account (...

Microsoft on Outlook.com and ads ‘We see our users as customers, not inventory’

Microsoft on Outlook.com and ads ‘We see our users as customers, not inventory’

Daniel Rubino 84

With the re-launch of Hotmail as Outlook.com Microsoft has garnered a lot of adoration from the media and the public, especially when Google just announced the indefinite delay of their Nexus Q orb. As far as PR this week: Microsoft 1, Google 0. One of the main features that Microsoft is touting with Outlook.com is that they won’t scan your email to deliver personalized ads—a clear shot...