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Photos: Web e-mail on the desktop

In addition to sending e-mail, users can start a text IM or voice conversation from within Microsoft's Windows Live Mail Desktop application, which is now in limited beta testing.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...