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Five surprisingly great things about Outlook 2013

A confirmed Outlook hater grudgingly admits there's a lot to like in Microsoft's new mail client.

Microsoft steps up 'Scroogle' campaign against Google with advocacy twist

As Microsoft pushed out of preview mode today, analysts said the company's "Scroogled" attack ads, which fired shots at Google's Gmail two weeks ago, were effective. dumps "Preview" tag, preps for mass Hotmail migration, Microsoft's new-look Webmail service, has exited the preview stage after gathering 60 million users in six months. Next up: Migrating all current Hotmail users to by this summer.

Microsoft launches campaign targeting Gmail's privacy policies

Microsoft also promotes its own webmail program,, in the campaign

Microsoft boosts security for, the new webmail service that Microsoft is previewing and that will replace Hotmail, has gained security boosts against phishing and spam.

Review: Microsoft Office 2013 features new look, prices

Microsoft's refreshed productivity suite sports a major design overhaul and seamless cloud integration—at a higher price. vs. Gmail: Android app showdown

Microsoft's new Android app is part of the software giant's plan to take on Gmail

Eight tips for Windows Phone 8

A short list of answers for some of the most common questions about Windows Phone 8.


10 awesome new additions in Office 2013

Office 2013 combines functional improvements with cloud integration and support for touchscreens. Here are the changes that matter the most.

How to move from Gmail to

Ready to jump ship from Google's mail service? Here's how to make a smooth, painless move to Microsoft's new alternative.