Posts tagged with ‘Outlook’

Outlook 2013

Helpful apps in Outlook 2013 – part 2

Posted by Darren on June 21st, 2013 / No comments

Back in November last year I posted about helpful apps in Outlook 2013 – apps which analysed the contents of e-mails and then suggested actions or provided information. Last week I was moved onto Office 365 for e-mail – I … [more]

Outlook 2013

What’s new in Outlook 2013

Posted by Darren on February 20th, 2013 / No comments

Having said that I’ll cover off the new features in Outlook 2013, I realised that I’d already written about some of them (available via this blog’s Outlook tag). Nevertheless, here’s a quick run-through of some of the new features.… [more]

Outlook 2013

Helpful apps in Outlook 2013

Posted by Darren on November 21st, 2012 / 7 comments

I’m pleased to be able to blog on this subject – the Outlook (indeed, Office) 2013 apps were something that showed up in presentations from fairly early iterations, but now I’ve actually experienced them. If you’re wondering who the people … [more]


Why I hate calendar reminders

Posted by Darren on October 22nd, 2012 / 2 comments

Disclaimer: if calendar reminders work for you and you find them useful, that’s great… I’m happy for you. Each to their own. My personal opinion is that they’re a pointless, annoying distraction. This has nothing to do with Outlook itself, … [more]

The weather outlook

Weather forecast in Outlook 2013

Posted by Darren on September 25th, 2012 / 6 comments

Just a quick post to cover off a nice feature in Outlook 2013. Above the calendar you can view a weather forecast for up to five locations – your choice, and they can be selected from a drop-down list. Okay, … [more]

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 – better visibility of draft messages

Posted by Darren on August 20th, 2012 / 10 comments

Please note that this post refers to a feature in a preview edition of Outlook 2013 – features and functionality may change before the product ships, etc, basic arse-covering.

Have you ever started a reply to an e-mail, saved it … [more]

E-mail client market share

Posted by Darren on June 23rd, 2012 / 2 comments

I saw this on Volker Weber’s blog today and recalled a similar study last year which sparked a bit of a debate. Overall, I don’t get the point of surveys like this. The method of surveying is fundamentally … [more]

Adding a favourite Notes feature to Outlook

Posted by Darren on March 28th, 2012 / 6 comments

Moving from IBM Lotus to Microsoft last year, one of things I thought I might find troublesome after 19½ years was leaving dear old Lotus Notes behind and adopting Outlook. I needn’t have worried, as I took to Outlook like … [more]

The most popular e-mail client

Posted by Darren on August 7th, 2011 / 7 comments

During the past week a colleague sent me a link to Campaign Monitor’s statistics on e-mail client popularity. A first glance shows Outlook to be the most popular, Lotus Notes to be absolutely nowhere, and iOS devices to be … [more]

Outlook 2010 mail tips

Posted by Darren on August 4th, 2011 / 2 comments

It’s now been five weeks since I became an Outlook user. After nineteen years of using Notes I slipped into it pretty well… yes, there’s a few Notes features I miss, but there’s a big heap of Outlook features that … [more]