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Microsoft’s Outlook.com Reaches 10 Million Users

Microsoft’s recently launched webmail service – Outlook.com now has 10 million users according to an announcement by the company. In its first day of launch, the service hit the 1 million mark. The Metro/Windows 8 look of Outlook.com, with large fonts, tiles and other new design elements is now also starting to appear in other Microsoft products and today, SkyDrive.com, Microsoft’s online storage service, is getting a major design overhaul.

Since we launched the Outlook.com preview two weeks ago, we have been truly humbled by the reception. We’ve received hundreds of great comments, participated in thousands of threads on @reddit, @gizmodo, @neowin and are excited to share that, as of today, more than 10 million people have signed up and started using Outlook.com. ” wrote Chris Jones on Microsoft’s blog.

 

“As you’ve seen with the preview of Outlook.com, we’re bringing a fresh approach to how we design our web experiences. With the update to SkyDrive.com that’s rolling out over the next 24 hours, we’ve taken the same DNA from the SkyDrive Windows 8 app and brought that to the web. We’ve updated nearly 100% of the SkyDrive UI to provide a fast and fluid web experience on all browsers and devices.” he added.

  • Luc V’Autour

    I have been trying to get it to work for a week,
    Every time i log on i get a different look and feel.
    some windows have the new look but do not work. some windows have the old look but will not update my mail or my contacts.
    For me Outlook.com sucks plenty.
    Maybe in a month it will all merge smothly, NOW it is worth only lots of headache.
    please can i go back to good and simple hotmail.
    will probably uninstall all that garbage next week if there are no improvement.
    Luc V’Autour

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