In This Chapter
How the new Win10 productivity apps hang together
How we got into this brave new world
Choosing Mail and Calendar apps
Navigating Win10’s tiled Universal Mail
Avoiding duplicates and other Win10 Universal Calendar problems
The whole “productivity” app situation — Mail, Calendar, and People — has gone through enormous change since the days of Windows 7. In the, ahem, good old days, Mail, Calendar, and People were basically just one app — very similar to the current situation in Office, where Outlook covers all the bases. That single app, confusingly, was called Windows Live Mail, even though it handled mail and contacts and calendar. It worked reasonably well, but it was old and clunky, and didn’t have many features.