Gmail has promising offline storage for quit some time now. Meanwhile Hotmail has stepped up and said it will also provide offline storage soon. The catch, though, is that Microsoft has visibly pursued HTML5 compatibility in its other services and the Gmail promise is now long-overdue. The conjecture then naturally seems to be Hotmail will [...]
Hotmail had been missing a cool factor Gmail did have: chat. However, instead of just implementing a chat feature, Hotmail integrated it with Facebook’s chat. Now someone logged onto FB’s chat feature can chat seamlessly with someone on a Hotmail chat feature. Since announcing this change, even before worldwide availability, 2.5 million people connected their [...]
With a speedier user experience and a customizable interface, Yahoo! Mail is poised to challenge Gmail in the web-based email market.
Google will try launching another social media outlet. The tide is turning from an internet dominated by Google and its industry leading algorithms into an internet dominated by social media, a la Facebook. Google launched Buzz in February but that was met by criticisms over privacy and opt-in procedures. Even among the Buzz users, Buzz [...]