Since last summer, more than 60 million customers have signed up for Outlook.com, Microsoft’s new modern email service. And when we say “modern”, we mean “modern”.

Outlook.com helps solve two of the biggest problems email services have faced since people started communicating electronically in massive numbers years ago – outdated contacts lists and attachment space limits.

Head on over to The Outlook Blog to get the whole story, which includes two short videos that show how Outlook.com connects to popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to keep your contacts list up to date and uses SkyDrive to solve the attachment limit problem. I’ve included one of the videos above.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog