- Faster Logon
Signing in, viewing and opening e-mail should result in up to a 70% increase in speed with Broadband connections and a 56% increase in speed for dial-up.
- Improved Security
Expect improved spam detection and protection against viruses and scams.
- Design Changes
- The classic and full versions of Hotmail are being combined, allowing you to check e-mail without having to open it up.
- New Themes and colors to personalize your inbox.
- Contact and Group Mail Improvements
Start typing in the "To" line and there will be a choice of e-mail contacts that most closely match what is typed.
- Ever-Increasing Storage
Although limits, Hotmail storage will automatically grow as additional storage space is needed.
- Instant Message (IM) from Hotmail
- New calendar features
- Your login
- Your e-mail address
- Your contact and distribution lists
- Ability to get your e-mail anywhere you're on the Internet
- Windows Live Hotmail: Coming Soon