Microsoft Refreshes Outlook.com Calendar With New Look And Features

Microsoft has said a number of times before that it has a calendar upgrade for Outlook.com in the works. Today we’re finally seeing the Redmond based company reveal what exactly does this calendar update entail. Starting this week, the company will rolling out an updated version of Outlook.com calendar. A lot of the features have been improved. It has been entirely redesigned and optimizes ‘content over chrome’, which means that things of substance have are focused upon the most. For Outlook.com calendar, it means that appointments and events are entirely focused upon.

Users will now able to add events with a single click. Navigating around the calendar is easier and faster than ever before. Tasks can now be added without having to open a new page. Facebook, Skype, LinkedIn, birthdays, weather forecast and holidays can be integrated in to the calendar. The calendar is private by default but there are a host of sharing options available from the ‘Share’ menu in the header. Microsoft says that the updated Outlook.com calendar will be available across the world later this week. It can be accessed from http://calendar.live.com.

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