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  • Microsoft rolling new Gmail, Google Drive, calendar integration on Outlook.com

    Posted on Alex5723 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      Something interesting is currently happening on Microsoft’s Outlook.com webmail. The company has apparently started rolling out new integrations with Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive, allowing users to access these Google services right from their Outlook.com inbox…

      Microsoft is apparently rolling out a new Gmail and Google Drive integration on Outlook.com

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      woody
      Da Boss

      It’s going to be interesting to watch.

      You can already use Outlook to handle Gmail – and vice-versa. (I, for one, use Gmail for everything, including my Microsoft email accounts.) Big question is whether this integration is more than just skin deep.

      And the next big question is if changes to either Outlook or Gmail break the connection.

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      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      You can already use Outlook to handle Gmail

      @woody, Outlook as the software ? The integration is with Outlook web-mail.

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        woody
        Da Boss

        Gulp. I didn’t catch that – I use Outlook.com exactly never. But I just hopped over there and discovered this. Doesn’t that add a Gmail account to the online version of Outlook? (Or am I already signed up for the new version of Outlook.com?)

         

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      MrJimPhelps
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      I wonder if this means that Google scripts will be running in the background? Up until now, Microsoft sites have been about the only places on the Web that aren’t running any Google scripts. I will be bitterly disappointed if Microsoft is now running Google scripts on the associated Microsoft websites.

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