Todays craze in the tech world is Microsoft's launch of outlook.com, a preview of an email service that may replace Hotmail eventually, or act as a completely independent service. No on knows yet for sure. What everyone suggests though is that you grab your outlook.com email address before it is picked up by someone else.
While I do not really see the need to pick up yet another email address, especially since you can log in with your existing Windows Live or Hotmail credentials, it is certainly possible for you to sign up a new account and grab your outlook.com email address in the process.
The official Outlook blog offers additional information about the launch, and should be your first destination after this article. The introduction is detailed and long, and since time is precious, here are the most important facts about the launch:
When you compare the new Outlook with the old Hotmail, what is your take on the change? Outlook.com is definitely getting some Metro flavor which some of you may like, while others may not.Advertisement
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