We've been hearing talk of a premium version of Microsoft's revamped Outlook.com for , but until this point the extra bells and whistles have only been available to a select few via private invitations. Now it looks like Microsoft is ready to roll it out to more people.
Names and addresses
So what do you get for your cold, hard cash? Well, an ad-free Outlook.com experience on the web for starters, plus five custom email addresses (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) which are free for the first year.
Calendars, contacts and files are automatically shared between these five email addresses too, making it ideal for keeping everyone in your family or small business in the same loop.
There are plenty of details yet to be cleared up by Microsoft - such as whether or not Office 365 subscribers with Outlook.com Premium for free - but if you want to give it an early spin and you live in the US, then the option's there.