Outlook.com Gets 1 Million Users in First 6 Hours

Mashable Wrote: The team behind Outlook.com revealed in a tweet that one million people signed up for the new email service in just six hours. Microsoft unveiled its Hotmail replacement Tuesday at noon Eastern, and by dinnertime it had cracked seven digits. That’s an impressive spike, illustrated in the chart that @Outlook attached to the tweet (shown below). However, it’s still a tiny fraction of the user base of Hotmail, which comScore pegs at about 350 million — making it the most popular free email service in the world....

August 2, 2012 · 2 min · 239 words · Omid Farhang

Issues with the recent update for Outlook 2007

MSDN Blog: On Tuesday, December 14, we released an update (KB2412171) for Microsoft Outlook 2007. We have discovered several issues with the update and want to inform you about problems you might encounter and what corrective steps we recommend. As of December 16, this Outlook 2007 update has been removed from Microsoft Update. This Outlook 2007 update was distributed via Microsoft Update. Many of you receive updates automatically and if you installed the update between Tuesday, December 14, and Thursday, December 16, it is likely that you are affected....

December 21, 2010 · 3 min · 568 words · Omid Farhang

Windows Live Essentials 2011 is available!

Windows Live Essentials 2011 is now out of beta. Download links in bottom of page. This package contain most essential programs needed for your digital life: Windows Live Essentials 2011 Advanced made easy Do more with Windows on your PC with free programs from Microsoft for photos, movies, instant messaging, email, social networking, and more. Get it all in one simple download. To see if your system support this program, check System requirements...

October 2, 2010 · 2 min · 343 words · Omid Farhang