Built with the same Metro design as Windows 8, Outlook.com brings together cloud connected accounts, data, and a familiar email service with a new look. Microsoft is also enabling threaded messaging by default and introducing Skype video web calling. “We think that email can do a lot better than webmail,” says Microsoft. “We decided it was time for a change.”
This looks far better than Gmail on the web, in my opinion. Nice to see Microsoft making strides here. If only an “@hotmail” address didn’t garner strange looks in the US (though “@outlook.com” is now available).