Chapter 4: Using Hotmail and Outlook.com
In This Chapter
Getting the scoop on Hotmail’s long and tortured history
Starting out with Outlook.com
Finding out if Outlook.com went down
Getting some advanced Outlook.com tips
Two months before Microsoft shipped the original Windows 8, the folks in Redmond dropped a bomb on the online e-mail world. Hotmail — one of the best-recognized brands on the planet — would be put out to pasture, replaced by something completely different. Yes, Microsoft tossed out a brand as well known as “Coca-Cola” or “taxi” or “Visa” and replaced it with . . . Outlook.com.