Microsoft demos Windows 8 apps for Mail, Calendar, People, Messaging, and Photos

Early this morning we just posted about what we know about Windows 8 and the future of Windows Live, and now Microsoft’s Harrison Hoffman, Product Manager on the SkyDrive team (and one of the early founders of LiveSide), posted on YouTube two videos demoing how the Metro-styled Mail, Calendar, People, Messaging, and Photos apps work on Windows 8. These new Metro-styled apps are powered by Windows Live, but similar to Windows Phone, they also support other services too (for example, the Photos app supports Facebook and Flickr as well as SkyDrive photos). Check out the videos below:



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