Category Archives: Hotmail

Hotmail

Microsoft in an effort to reimagine personal email - today, introduced a preview of the new "Outlook.com" cloud based personal email."You already know Outlook via the Outlook desktop app-for PCs and Macs for reading email, managing a calendar, and connecting to people. And you may have used the Outlook Web App connected to Exchange Server. […]

In a press release, Microsoft stated that they fixed a technical error that prevented the Browser Choice Screen (BCS) from displaying on roughly 28 million PCs running Windows 7 SP1 in Europe where Internet Explorer is the default browser."Sinc 2009, under a agreement with EU, Microsoft is required to display a "Browser Choice Screen" (BCS) […]

Cliplets from Microsoft Research - a small, free application that helps you create "cinemagraphs" can now output an animated GIF.Microsoft Research Cliplets is an interactive app that gives users the power to create "Cliplets" -- a type of imagery that sits between stills and video, including imagery such as video textures and "cinemagraphs". The app […]

Microsoft Security Response team released the June 2012 advance security bulletin notification, which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12."This month's release includes 7 bulletins addressing 28 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, Dynamics AX, and the .NET Framework," MSRC stated."All seven bulletins will be released on Tuesday at approximately 10 a.m. […]

Microsoft rolling out a new billing portal dubbed Microsoft Your Account, which replaces the old portal (http://billing.microsoft.com/). According to the help page, the portal "will allow you to view at once all of your purchases, payments, subscriptions and accounts from various Microsoft services including Hotmail, Office, Zune, Xbox 360, Windows Phone, and Windows 8," reports […]

Moodlerooms developed an plugin called "Microsoft Live Services Block" to connect Microsoft's Live@edu services and Moodle. With this integration, Moodlerooms makes the rich functionality of Live@edu directly accessible within the Moodle 2.0 and 1.9 environments via single sign-on.The Microsoft Live Services Block for Moodle provides an integration with Windows Live Services allowing users to log […]

On October 2, 2011, Hotmail introduced a set of advanced features to combat "graymail" - "Graymail--messages like newsletters, daily deals, and notifications--is filling up inboxes all over the world."The customer are using new features such as Sweeping, categorizing, and Schedule Cleanup a lot and have so far conquered graymail over 100 million times using these […]