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10 tips for mastering Microsoft Outlook 2013

Microsoft's mail and calendar software introduced new features that change the way you can zip through your inbox, calendars and contacts.

Review: Track and follow up emails with Right Inbox for Gmail

Right Inbox for Gmail is a simple-to-use service that automatically reminds you to follow up on emails.

Review: Give Gmail an extreme makeover with Gmail Offline

Gmail Offline allows you to use Gmail without an Internet connection, and makes the web interface for Gmail look more like the Android version

Review: Write better-formatted messages with Markdown Here

This Chrome extension lets you make your Gmail messages look nicer with fancy formatting.

Review: Master Gmail's Keyboard Shortcuts with KeyRocket

Offers quick reminders of the keyboard shortcuts that can turn you into a Gmail master.

Spam's birthday and Hotmail's closure lead email milestones

Spam—that scourge of the Internet—turned 35 years old. And Microsoft pulled the plug on its webmail service Hotmail.

Outlook.com vs. Gmail: What Microsoft is still missing

Hotmail is dead and Outlook.com stands alone, but Microsoft's mail service still has a few features to add before it catches up to Gmail.

Ads coming soon to your Outlook.com inbox

The clean minimalist Outlook.com will soon start displaying advertisements alongside your inbox and emails.

Why Mailbox for iOS is a better email app for business

The beta wait is over: Now everyone can get this excellent Gmail companion app. Here's why you should.

Email privacy in focus as Tax Day arrives

Opponents of warrantless email gathering include Internet companies such as Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook -- and some lawmakers.