For most of today I have been running into issues sending and receiving mail from my Microsoft accounts, including our hosted domain at The issue appears on the desktop and on the phone, and I have seen reports from others with the same problem. Are our readers affected by this issue? Let us know below.


Readers have been pinging us for the last few hours complaining of issues with their email.  It appears they are far from alone, and Microsoft has acknowledged the issue on their  status page. The good news that the problem has already been identified and fixed, and we should expect the issue to be resolved in short order. Thanks Luis…


We had a tip from a reader that the Windows Phone 7.8 update appears to have been causing issues with contact synching with, with the main issue appearing to be that contacts that are modified or added using the web interface of is not synching back down to the device. From searching around the net it seems to…