Being Social: Mail, People, Calendar, and Messaging
In This Chapter
Adding your accounts
Setting up e-mail
Sending and receiving files and photos
Managing your contacts
Managing your calendar
Sending and receiving instant messages
Thanks to the Internet’s never-fading memory, your friends and acquaintances never disappear. Old college chums, business pals, and even those elementary school bullies are all waiting for you online. Toss in a few strangers you may have swapped messages with on websites, and the Internet has created a huge social network.
Windows 8 helps you stay in touch with friends you enjoy and avoid those you don’t. To manage your online social life, Windows 8 includes a suite of intertwined social apps: Mail, People, Calendar, and Messaging. You can pretty much guess which app handles what job.
The apps work together, vastly simplifying the chore of tracking ...