Q. “So,” you must be asking, “why write about it now?”
A. I returned from my honeymoon to find that my account has been “reset” since I hadn’t logged in for 30 days. “Reset” as in “all my emails deleted.” “Deleted” as in “permanently deleted.” “Permanently deleted” as in “What the f**k?”
What part of “consumer-friendly” does Micro$oft not understand? Oh wait, I forgot, they don’t understand any part of it.
There is not a single way in which Hotmail is better than Yahoo! Mail. The only possible reasons for using Hotmail are (a) e-mail address inertia, (b) you are a Microsoft employee or (c) you like pain.