Outlook

  • Microsoft And Partners Are About To Add A Big Fat Social Layer To Outlook

    Microsoft And Partners Are About To Add A Big Fat Social Layer To Outlook

    In November 2009, when Microsoft announced the release of the public beta of Microsoft Office 2010, the company also introduced an entirely new add-on for its Outlook product that we haven’t heard a peep about since. That’s about to change soon. The product, dubbed Outlook Social Connector, essentially aims to make Outlook more social by integrating streams from Windows Live… Read More

  • Xobni Updates Its UI, Gains Monetizable Extensions

    Tonight, Xobni is selectively allowing users to download a new version of its client with a number of UI enhancements. This launch coincides with Xobni’s new Salesforce extension. This is notable because it marks the launch of premium extensions for the first time, that give the company a new potential revenue stream. Here are a few of the bigger UI changes: As you can see in the… Read More

  • Yammer Shows Some Microsoft Love, Launches Plug-In For Outlook And Windows Mobile App

    At the start of this year’s TechCrunch50 conference, last year’s TechCrunch50 winner, Yammer, is making a significant announcement about a partnership with Microsoft. Yammer, a micro-messaging tool for enterprises (TechCrunch uses it), is releasing a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook and an app for Windows Mobile phones. Yammer is also joining Microsoft BizSpark, a program that… Read More

  • Microsoft, Outlook Is Broken, Says 6,000 Tweets (And Growing). Fix It.

    While it is pretty much the standard email client, Microsoft Outlook has long had problems rendering HTML correctly in emails. And the latest version, Outlook 2010, due sometime in the next several months, doesn’t look like it’s going to be any better — and it actually may be worse. And a lot of users aren’t happy about it at all. A group of people apparently felt… Read More

  • Stanford Chooses Zimbra Over Gmail, Outlook

    Webmail in the educational market appears to be a three horse race between Zimbra, Gmail and Outlook/Microsoft Exchange. And today, Yahoo’s Zimbra won out against the other two in a bid to provide for Stanford University. This is the latest in a series of victories for Zimbra, which includes Georgia Tech, University of Wisconsin, Texas A&M, Cal Poly, and University of Pennsylvania. Read More

  • Outlook 12 to have RSS Integration

    In news that certainly is not making the existing RSS Aggregator companies happy, Microsoft Outlook program manager Michael Affronti has soft announced that RSS will be integrated with Outlook 12. This will not only hurt the NewsGators and Attensas of the RSS space (those that have Outlook plugins to display RSS feeds). It will also impact Bloglines and others as users inevitably move… Read More