We’re all fighting a battle against the daily deluge of incoming emails, and one of the ways you can turn the tide — and get your inbox a little more organised — is by creating an email alias. This feature is available on email services from Google, Apple, and Microsoft, and is also useful for protecting your identity and your privacy.
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Microsoft may have been one of the first movers when they acquired Hotmail back in the 1990s, eventually renaming it to Outlook.com after a brief diversion to Windows Live. It's been updated yet again, with Outlook.com switching to a new look this week after a period of testing. Here's what's changed?
Although Apple's built in Mail and Calendar apps are pretty good, many companies prefer to standardise and have everyone using the same mail and calendar client regardless of the computing platform they use. But Outlook for Mac has always seemed to be a step or two behind its Windows counterpart.
Today, Microsoft has announced that a number of highly requested features (which I think is code for "stuff we do in Windows but never got around to on the Mac") are making their way onto Macs.
iPhone: Microsoft updated its Outlook iPhone app today, which happens to be one of the best email apps on iPhone, with a new feature that links the app to a number of third-party add-ins.
I recently encountered a problem with my Outlook mobile app where I'm unable to access my emails. It happens every now and then. I'll see a "Please wait while we download your messages" alert come up when I launch the app and it stays there no matter how long I wait. It seems a lot of people have experienced this problem. Luckily, there's an easy fix.
Microsoft has launched Outlook Customer Manager, a tool that will be integrated into Office 365, that aims to help small businesses make the most of their interactions with their clients. Customer Manager can automatically organise customer information neatly in one place within the Microsoft Outlook email client. There's also a dedicated mobile app for the new tool. Here's what you need to know.
If you want to get a reply to your email, you can start by writing a good one. Boomerang has had some helpful tips to do this in the past, but now the company is taking it a step further. Its new feature Respondable will rate your emails on the fly in a few key categories.
Boomerang is an awesome tool that allows you to schedule your emails to send at a later date or time. Today, they have released some useful updates on Outlook: read receipts and Desktop Outlook integration.
It's hard to think about email without putting a G in front of it. Despite Gmail's renown as one of the best email services on the internet, Microsoft's Outlook.com has spent the last few years building itself into a competent competitor. In today's showdown, we put these two behemoths of email to the test.
Android/iOS: Outlook, our favourite email app on iOS, was updated today with a handy new feature that will integrate your Facebook, Wunderlist and Evernote calendars into the app.
Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices -- and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just clicking Send and Receive, there are lots of things you can do to improve your Outlook workflow, such as sharing your calendar and auto-filtering emails.
Microsoft's Outlook 2016 currently has a bug that deletes emails from your inbox if they're stored on an email server or duplicates emails in your inbox. This issue only affects Outlook 2016 configured to download emails using the POP3 standard. If you're currently experiencing one of these problems, here's a way to work around it while Microsoft tries to figure out a more permanent fix.
Outlook on desktop was starting to look outdated, but the colossus of email clients has found new life on mobile and web -- and there's more to the software than you might think. Whether you use the desktop client every day or have been dabbling in the new apps for iOS and Android, here are our favourite tricks for getting more from Outlook.
Email is the technology tool everyone relies on and yet perhaps also hates (it's the cockroach of the internet!). Love it or hate it, we could probably all stand to improve our email skills, from managing our inboxes to sending more elegant email messages. Here are ten of the top mistakes we make with our email.