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#16 tsupersonic

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 02:23

Hate gmail especially now that they have added this annoying "someone logged into you account, was it you" warning every time i use a vpn or try to connect from my email client. So damn annoying, yes it is me get a goddamn idea.

 

<3 outlook, i am really mad i decided to go with gmail as my main provider but now i hate it so much and i have no choice but to continue using it because of all the sites and everytihng associated with my gmail email.

It's not going to magically know it's you. I do love both Microsoft and Gmail for supporting two factor authentication. It is nice knowing there is an additional layer of security on top of passwords. 




#17 Stokkolm

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 05:00

It's not going to magically know it's you. I do love both Microsoft and Gmail for supporting two factor authentication. It is nice knowing there is an additional layer of security on top of passwords.

Agreed, just yesterday MS alerted me that someone was trying to access my account. Thank goodness for two factor authentication.

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 06:18

https://www.guerrillamail.com/

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 06:26

The new inbox tabs of Gmail are absolutely fantastic, but what really kills Outlook.com for me is the lack of IMAP support. When they implement that, I'll start considering it.

You know, it's surprising. When they talked about inbox tabs, I thought "pfffft, I'll never use that..."

 

Then they break you in with some preset ones.

 

And then you realize... this is awesome.

 

I've made it clear that I'm not a fan of Google, but Gmail is something I feel they do very well with and is why I unfortunately can't make the dive away from their service. It's simple without robbing you of options. I also prefer the layout of Gmail over Outlook.com. I still use my Outlook account, but only for small work use.



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Posted 27 March 2014 - 12:25

I use Outlook.com for my clients email addresses. The free domain hosting is wonderful and it works great. :)



#21 buddyhelp

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Posted 21 January 2015 - 05:41

I use hotmail with outlook webapp for personal use, its totally adequate. I see no reason of switching.



#22 Jim_Wartson

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 07:57

Same here. I use outlook at work and its better than my age old home G mail. I haven't faced any problems till date with IMAP support so its fine. Cannot consider altering my gmail account since it has spread far and wide though. Cheers!



#23 Master of Earth

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 09:04

The new God DAMN preview is pretty amazing.



#24 PGHammer

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 10:37

The new inbox tabs of Gmail are absolutely fantastic, but what really kills Outlook.com for me is the lack of IMAP support. When they implement that, I'll start considering it.

In short, you don't use Outlook (or Mail included with Windows 8 or later) as a mail client.  (Both support EAS - which is Outlook.com's non-Web protocol.) Because I use Outlook 2016 (which supports IMAP and EAS) it's a great big non-issue.

 

By the by, what DO you use as a mail client?



#25 PGHammer

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 10:41

Same here. I use outlook at work and its better than my age old home G mail. I haven't faced any problems till date with IMAP support so its fine. Cannot consider altering my gmail account since it has spread far and wide though. Cheers!

You can use Outlook with GMail - in fact, it's my preferred GMail client (and always has been, oddly) back to when Outlook didn't support IMAP.

 

If anything, Outlook 2010's "launch and leave" IMAP support further cemented Outlook's rep as my go-to e-mail client.

 

If only Yahoo Mail (in the US) supported IMAP4 (or POP3, for that matter) without fees....



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Posted 23 May 2015 - 11:09

This review is from nearly two years ago...