Microsoft Outlook

  • Restore Outlook After a Windows 7 Upgrade

    Posted July 12, 2010 - 1:33 pm

    Bilpet, planning a clean upgrade to Windows 7, asked the Answer Line forum how to transfer Outlook 2007 data and settings.
  • BlackBerry Desktop Support for Outlook 2010 Coming in August

    Posted July 12, 2010 - 12:54 pm

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry Desktop Manager software doesn't currently support Microsoft Outlook 2010, which means many corporate smartphone users are unable to sync e-mail, calendar, contacts, tasks, etc. between Outlook 2010 and their BlackBerrys via the application.
  • Corporate e-mail in the cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

    Posted April 28, 2010 - 3:43 pm

    E-mail is the third rail of enterprise IT operations. You can mess up elsewhere, but bring down people's e-mail and you'll start getting irate calls literally in seconds.
  • Google Apps sync for Outlook gets mixed reviews

    Posted April 27, 2010 - 8:51 pm

    Nine months after Google daringly launched a sync tool to link its hosted Apps collaboration and communication suite with arch-rival Microsoft's Outlook PC software, results have been mixed.
  • MySpace Extends Social Network to Microsoft Outlook

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 4:33 pm

    Now under new management, MySpace is looking to reinvent itself and rise like a Phoenix from the ashes. The once dominant social networking site fell from nearly 70 percent of the social networking market, to only 30 percent in less than a year, and was plummeting on the verge of extinction.
  • Google Docs Now Syncing with Outlook

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 1:54 pm

    If you use Google Docs and Microsoft Office, you'll appreciate the new Outlook sidebar from Mainsoft. Called Harmony, and currently in beta, the sidebar lets you share, e-mail, download, upload, and edit your Google Docs right from your desktop using Outlook 2007.
  • Outlook Harnesses Social Networking

    Posted February 18, 2010 - 4:14 pm

    Microsoft is transforming Outlook from an e-mail client, or messaging platform, to a social networking hub with the addition of social connectors. The integration of social networking is a huge benefit for Outlook users, and may even help drive adoption of Outlook as others look for a tool to help sift through the social network noise.
  • LinkedIn Lands In Microsoft Outlook

    Posted February 17, 2010 - 6:00 pm

    The social network for business professionals, LinkedIn, released a beta version of its Microsoft Outlook add-on Wednesday. LinkedIn Outlook Connector allows you to keep up to date with your LinkedIn connections, integrates their contact information into Outlook, and allows you to add new LinkedIn connections right from your desktop.
  • Google Buzz vs. Outlook 2010 Social Connectors

    Posted February 15, 2010 - 8:46 pm

    Google Buzz integrates social networking and traditional e-mail, but Microsoft has an entirely different approach in mind.
  • Make the Most of Your 'Home' and 'End' Keys

    Posted February 8, 2010 - 9:56 pm

    You know me: I love a good keyboard shortcut. The Home and End keys aren't shortcuts in the traditional sense, but many users never bother to lay a finger on them--and that's a mistake.
  • Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook

    Posted September 15, 2009 - 9:00 am

    Do you like Gmail, but also like Outlook 2003 or 2007? Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook helps users who love their Microsoft Outlook e-mail client keep using that client when they switch to Google's Gmail service.
  • Microsoft rebuffs Twitter protest over Outlook's rendering of HTML e-mails

    Posted June 24, 2009 - 9:09 pm

    Showing again the power of Twitter for quick social organizing, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday was forced to defend itself against complaints that its market-leading Outlook e-mail program wreaks havoc on rich-HTML e-mails.
  • Google looks to woo enterprise, sock it to Microsoft

    Posted June 10, 2009 - 10:16 am

    In another move by Google Inc. to woo enterprises to its hosted software, the company today unveiled Google Apps Synch for Microsoft Outlook.
  • Google unveils plug-in to marry Outlook, Gmail

    Posted June 9, 2009 - 8:12 pm

    Google Tuesday unveiled synchronization technology that supports Microsoft Outlook as the front end to Gmail, giving users an option to scrap Exchange on the back end while allowing users to keep their familiar desktop client.
  • 10 Reasons to Use MS Outlook for Company E-mail

    Posted February 13, 2009 - 4:55 pm

    Say what you will about it (nicely -- this is a professional forum), but you'll have to admit that Outlook has improved with each version. Here are a few reasons why Outlook is the best choice for your corporate e-mail client.
  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Microsoft Outlook for Company E-mail

    Posted February 13, 2009 - 4:50 pm

    Letting Microsoft Outlook slip into your desktop PCs is like inviting a vampire into your house. Before you know it, everyone and everything's bled dry. Lest you get tempted, read on.
  • Hate Microsoft Outlook? How to fix top annoyances

    Posted January 13, 2009 - 3:00 pm

    Whether you hate Outlook, love it or fall somewhere in between, read on to find fixes to some of the most common problems that drive Outlook users off the deep end.
  • Fast fixes for common PC problems

    Posted December 29, 2008 - 12:20 pm

    Every computer user hits a speed bump now and then. Whether the bump is a dead power supply, a slow-booting PC, a soaking-wet cell phone, or an e-mail attachment lost in cyberspace, sometimes technology seems more trouble than it's worth. But just as flat tires can be patched, most common PC problems can be fixed--and fast!
  • Microsoft to launch online SharePoint, Exchange on Monday

    Posted November 14, 2008 - 5:14 pm

    Microsoft may be set to offer some of its hosted business-productivity services earlier than the company expected.
  • End Office and Windows annoyances

    Posted September 23, 2008 - 9:34 pm

    What do Outlook, Office, and Windows have in common--other than they're from Microsoft? They can sure be annoying. This week I've got a handful of tips for dealing with some of the hassle--like weird attachments, messy e-mail quotes, confounding file formats, and lost Windows passwords.
  • Troubleshooting Messages Stuck in Outbox

    Posted September 19, 2008 - 7:03 am

    Are your Outlook messages getting stuck in your Outbox? Here's what might be wrong.
  • ACT revamp focuses on Outlook integration

    Posted August 12, 2008 - 3:49 pm

    Sage Software Tuesday shipped the 11th edition of its customer contact management software, ACT, tightening the product's integration with Microsoft Outlook.
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