Microsoft Redesigns Hotmail and Renames It To

Posted Jul 31, 2012

Microsoft has revamped Hotmail.  Now Hotmail is called, which has a new and simple design. automatically detects e-mails that are newsletters and puts them into a separate folder.  The newsletter folder sets you up with an option to easily unsubscribe. has a message “sweep” option where only the latest message from a sender will appear and previously sent messages will be deleted. has tight integration with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.  When someone updates their contact information, will detect the new information. has Facebook IM built in as well.

Last of all, will have integration with Microsoft productivity tools like Word, Excel, SkyDrive, and PowerPoint.  Skype video calling will be coming soon.