Synchronizing your Hotmail messages, contacts and calendar is getting easier, for example when using iPhone. Windows Live Hotmail is now compatible with the Exchange ActiveSync standard. Here is how to set this up.
The Hotmail team has finally finished the new Windows Live Wave 4 upgrade for all user accounts of Hotmail. According to the team, more than 350 million users in more than 220 countries now take advantage of this big update.
Microsoft continues to roll out Windows Live Hotmail to “Wave 4”. The upgrade is expected to be finished until next week.
Users of Windows Live Hotmail should prepare for a change in the coming weeks. As announced, the new version of Hotmail will be available for some 370 million users worldwide gradually.
In the upcoming Hotmail version, e-mails sent with Hotmail will no longer have an advertisement footer. The update, rolling out from 15 June 2010 onwards, is code-named “Wave 4”, and getting rid of the Hotmail advertisement is part of this new version.
In the past two years, Microsoft has spent more energy in making Windows Live Hotmail even better. The result proves that these efforts were not in vain. But—what does “better” mean? What is important for a modern e-mail service in 2010 and beyond?
“Wave 4:” In few weeks, Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows Live services. After a long internal test phase with thousands of Microsoft employees, the first release is at hand. Next, end users will get involved. Your feedback will make Windows Live Wave 4 complete.
Hotmail Wave 4 gets new features like Starring items as well as displaying messages in conversations. Thus, Microsoft fulfills its promise to watch closely what users like in competitive services, like Google’s web mailer.
Turned off last month due to a security issue with Internet Explorer and Active X, the Photo feature for Windows Live Hotmail has now been fixed and made available again. The Windows Live Team announces: Instead of adding pictures as attachments to your Hotmail messages by clicking Attach and then
In recent days, e-mails from spammers have surfaced spreading malware. Getting your computer infected by malware might result in your password being compromised and your Windows Live ID subsequently hijacked and abused for sending more spam. How can you identify bad mail? Recognizing bad mail A typical virus e-mail has