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A unified contacts list
This screen shows off several interesting new features in Outlook 2013. The simplified navigation bar at the bottom left of the screen lets you quickly change the display from mail to calendar or, as shown here, people. The My Contacts list on the left draws from email contacts and connected social media services and can easily be filtered using the search box.
Today’s weather at a glance
At the top of the new calendar pane is a customizable three-day weather forecast, with data drawn from Microsoft’s Bing service. Hover over any entry for more details, as shown here. Use the drop-down list at the left to add cities.
Inline replies in Outlook
When you click Reply while viewing a message in the reading pane, Outlook 2013 displays your reply inline, without opening a new message window. That space-saving feature is especially helpful on laptops and tablets with small screens.