Microsoft to Launch Gmail Support in Outlook.com
Microsoft is working on another major update for Outlook.com that would essentially allow users to access a series of Google services, including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar.
Outlook already supports adding Google accounts in its mobile apps, and it looks like Microsoft wants similar integration in the web mail client as well.
Twitter user Florian B. revealed that Microsoft is already testing an early version of Google support in Outlook.com, and a prompt that shows up for a very limited number of users allows them to “Add your Google Mail and Calendar to Outlook and easily manage everything in one place.”
Once the Google account is configured in Outlook.com, the email interface creates a new inbox that lets you access Gmail just like in the mobile app. Additionally, users can attach files stored in Google Drive in a way that gets very close to the native implementation offered for On… (read more)