Kent Compton

Software runs the world!

March, 2009

  • THE Outlook Connector

    In addition to the product planning I do for Windows Live, I also work with the Microsoft Office Outlook team on the Outlook Connector.  What is the Outlook Connector you ask?  It is a grossly underutilized sync solution for people who are both...
  • “I’d like to try Hotmail but I already have an existing Email account”

    Do you have existing non-Hotmail/Live email account that you’ve had for a number of years?  Are you intrigued by the some of the new features and functionality of Windows Live Hotmail?  Perhaps you’re running into the other provider’s email...
  • The Power of the Blog

    I am humbled by how much traffic my blog post yesterday generated.  It was apparently linked to/picked up by a couple of sites with quite a readership.  I/we got an amazing amount of email to the new account.   Wow.  However,...
  • Updated: What would you like changed/improved in Windows Live?

    Updated Post (posted on March 4, 2009): Several keen observers sent email to me about my newly established livewish email address gently reminding me of an already established communication vehicle to get feedback to the Windows Live team.  The official...