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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Lots of gradients, less functionality

If you use Hotmail, you'll notice that recently the user interface has changed. It's now super cool and gradient filled. The new login is spiffy and exciting, AJAX enabled and hover happy. Here it is:

You'll also notice that if you have multiple Hotmail accounts, it's less functional. Click 'Sign in with a different account' and you get something similar to the old login:

Now you get to type the new email address in again, rather than editing the old one. Isn't that great? Microsoft, keep those gradients coming.



  • People still use hotmail?

    By Blogger AlBlue, at 9:21 AM  

  • You need!AEE1BB0D86E23AAC!222.entry and use IE. But I'm pretty sure you are not going to use either of them just like many of, oh, the first commenter.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7:20 PM  

  • ... or Hotmail could just fill in the current user when I go to change users. That way I can edit it into what I want (like I used to do).


    By Blogger Steve, at 12:59 PM  

  • This may help you out a bit better.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:13 PM  

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