This is what happened when we clicked on the top search result on Google for "Gmail."

Google Glitch Is Resulting In Thousands Of People E-mailing Poor Hotmail User

Let’s get the obvious joke out of the way first — yes, someone out there still uses hotmail. Moving on… Something strange is happening this afternoon. People who click on the top Google search result for “Gmail” are automatically starting draft e-mails to some unfortunate hotmail user. [More]

Hotmail, we hardly knew ye.

Hotmail Going The Way Of The Dinosaur As Microsoft Opens Outlook To The Public

I remember the giddiness of being freed from the yoke of a paid AOL membership, ready to choose my very own email address instead of the one my dad had set up. I probably searched AltaVista or asked Jeeves before finding I could set up a free account at Hotmail.com. It was a heady feeling, one of liberation and unbounded email opportunities. Fast forward to the present, when those still faithful to Hotmail are no doubt mourning its impending demise. [More]

Hotmail Adds Disposable Accounts

Hotmail Adds Disposable Accounts

It’s easy to spoil a good email address by allowing too many irritating sources to grab ahold of it. Hotmail is addressing the problem by allowing users to set up dummy accounts that forward mail to a master inbox. You can set up an alternate address that you use to register for silly website giveaways or people you don’t trust, then delete that account if it becomes a spam faucet. [More]

Hotmail Sucks: The Rap Video!

Hotmail Sucks: The Rap Video!

Dan Bull has been using Hotmail for 10 years but he’s just about reached his breaking point. So the U.K. bedroom rhymesmith made a rap video open letter to Microsoft about how much their product sucks a giant brick. In the vocal style of The Streets, Dan takes aim at the emails that don’t arrive, their weak spam filters, and MSN’s wack way of adding extra steps when you try to make links. [More]

Xbox Live Customer Service Proves The Key To Solving Hotmail Woes

Xbox Live Customer Service Proves The Key To Solving Hotmail Woes

Richard, whose wife had her Hotmail account swiped by a hacker, was able to get it back by calling Xbox Live customer service, of all people.

What Do You Do When Your Hotmail Gets Hijacked?

What Do You Do When Your Hotmail Gets Hijacked?

Richard says his wife’s Hotmail account was hacked, and now she can’t get into her email or fix the problem via Microsoft’s customers service online or over the phone. He writes: