Microsoft Says “Goodbye Hotmail, Hello Outlook”

Microsoft has replaced Hotmail with Head over to and sign-up for a new account or sign-in with your existing Hotmail account. The layout is new and different, with a focus on reducing spam and showing more relevant content. Currently, it is in preview mode but soon Hotmail users will get prompted to make […]

Email Wars: Now Microsoft Pokes Fun at Gmail’s Ads

Yesterday, I wrote a post on how Gmail was hinting that email services like Hotmail were old-fashioned. Microsoft not to be outdone, has also poked fun at Gmail. The point it makes is that Gmail scans through your email contents, which is comparable to the mailman looking through your letters. According to ZDNet, the leaked […]

Create Temporary Alias Email Address with Hotmail

Many years ago my primary email address was from Hotmail. Then I got an invited to use Gmail by a friend. From then on I pretty much stopped using my Hotmail account. The great plus point with Gmail was that it hardly had no spam. My Hotmail account was increasingly spammed and frankly I never […]

Pakistan court wants ban on Google, Hotmail and Yahoo

Pakistan has recently had a bit of a love hate relationship with the internet and companies that provide internet services. First Pakistan had banned Facebook over a controversy and then also ended up putting the clamps on Twitter, YouTube and Wikipedia. Most people think bans do not serve any purpose as in today’s time the […]

How to configure Windows Live Mail with Hotmail and Gmail accounts

Most people using Windows XP might be familiar with the email client called Outlook Express. With Windows 7 there was no pre-installed email client and one has to install the Windows Live suite for access to the email client called Live Mail. I started playing around Live Mail to check how I could download my […]