Outlook will be the central point for Microsoft 365 apps: update on redesign
Microsoft is subjecting its email client Outlook to a robust redesign. Outlook should become one with Microsoft 365 and as such, serve as a "hub. The redesigned Outlook will become the standard for all Windows application users in a few years.
Microsoft sees the digital inbox as the starting po... Read more
Why Microsoft keeps pushing the limit by forcing its software on you
Regulators have told Microsoft several times that it cannot bundle or force software on its users. Yet time after time, the company manages to come up with new tactics that push the boundaries, and find ways to force its software on you. The Redmond company also seems to get away with it. Is it tim... Read more
Microsoft Outlook gets Gmail support
Users of the Microsoft 365 insider program will get access to Gmail on the new Outlook app. The support also includes integration of the Google Calendar feature.
Insider users of the Outlook app on Windows have been able to switch to the updated version for some time. Those not keen on the new d... Read more
Microsoft Outlook flooded with spam
Microsoft Outlook users have been hit by a "flood" of spam messages in their mailboxes since yesterday. Possible cause of the amount of spam are broken email filters in the tech giant's infrastructure.
According to several end users, Inbox within Microsoft Outlook is being significantly affected... Read more
New Microsoft Outlook bug is reminiscent of the Millennium Bug
Microsoft has unwittingly unleashed a challenger to the Millennium Bug into the wild. The Outlook bug sends users back to the twentieth century if they search for dates after December 31, 2029.
The Millennium Bug was a flaw in software architecture that resulted in two-digit date fields being un... Read more
Microsoft plans controversial change of Outlook web interface
Microsoft plans to change the interface of the Outlook web app. Mail, Calendar, People, and To Do are currently located at the bottom of the Outlook interface. Soon, these applications will show on the left side of the web app by default.
When moving between applications, the appearance mat... Read more
‘Microsoft wants to replace all Outlook versions with One Outlook’
Anonymous sources told ZDNet that Microsoft is introducing 'One Outlook' come spring. The universal app is designed to replace all current versions of Outlook.
There are several Outlook versions in circulation. The desktop app for Windows works differently than the app for macOS, each version fe... Read more
Microsoft is going to sync calendars in Outlook in real-time
Microsoft’s calendar-syncing capabilities that were introduced recently in preview will start rolling out for all users soon. The Outlook Calendaring Team at Microsoft is confident that this will be a major but low-key update to using shared calendars within Outlook on Windows.
The team releas... Read more
Microsoft to further integrate Teams, Outlook with Dynamics 365
New integration features will be announced at Microsoft's MyIgnite event next week
Microsoft is preparing to push forward with integrating its two premiere subscription-based productivity suites, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 CRM/ERP.
The new features are building on the already existing D36... Read more
Microsoft adds AI-powered text predictions to Word
Machine learning will be added to the existing text predictive feature
According to the latest Microsoft Road Map, the company plans to add AI-powered text predictions to Word users starting in March of 2021.
Microsoft first introduced "test predictions" last year to both Word and Outlook. Th... Read more