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Office 365 Can Now Tackle Bigger Files
There’s good news for Office 365 fans: email files, once limited to 25 MB, can now be as large as 150 MB, an important file jump for users who need to send a photo slide deck, PowerPoint presentation, or other graphics-heavy content. Users have always been able to reap... Read more
Inmate Frees Himself After Sending Fake Email To Prison
There are some really dumb criminals out there, but for every so many dumb ones, there are also some incredibly smart ones. One such “smart” one managed to completely get himself out of jail without using any of the old tricks; he didn’t have to tunnel through the wall... Read more
Amazon Workmail from $4 per Month
If you use email (who doesn‚Äôt?), it is most likely that you will use Microsoft’s Outlook program or Google’s Gmail program in your place of work. Things maybe about to change as Amazon’s latest venture shows. The online retail giant announced on January 28th a new service called WorkMail.... Read more
SeaMonkey 2.31 Released
SeaMonkey is a web-browser, advanced e-mail and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor all rolled into one easy to use and versatile application. SeaMoney’s tabbed browsing gives you a better way to surf the net. You no longer have to open one page at a time. With... Read more
Love Email? Get The Bat!
The Bat! Email client has numerous benefits and useful features, which will make your email experience simple and more convenient. All these features perfectly fit any Windows Operating System you choose to install it on. Protection of privacy The Bat!’s characteristic feature is the most widespread support of authentication... Read more
iPhone & iPhone 6 Plus Gets Support For Gmail
With the development of larger displays for all kinds of Smart devices, such as tablet computers and mobile telephones, developers have been working to ensure, amongst other things, the size of the text is readable on larger displays. In line with this, software developers at Google have updated the Gmail app... Read more
Thunderbird 30.0 Beta 1 Available
Thunderbird is a fantastic, feature rich email client that comes from the minds of the very clever people who make the Firefox web browser. Mozilla’s Thunderbird gives you loads of features and customizable options such as: IMAP/POP support.  A built-in RSS reader.  Support for HTML mail.  A powerful quick search with saved search... Read more
Thunderbird 29.0 Beta Now Available
From the minds of the people behind Firefox browser, Thunderbird is a fantastic, feature rich email client. Mozilla’s Thunderbird gives you lots of features and customizable options such as :IMAP/POP support. ¬†A built-in RSS reader. ¬†Support for HTML mail. ¬†A powerful quick search with saved search folders. ¬†There is... Read more
You Can Now Export Your Yahoo Email To Outlook.com
Having multiple email accounts can be handy, but there is something to be said about minimalism – in the sense that only a handful of email accounts are actually really used on a regular basis. Think about it, if you have five – or even more – email accounts,... Read more
Microsoft Changes Privacy Policy – They Won’t Snoop On Emails Anymore
Privacy is always a touchy thing, whether or not you have something to hide. And when people in “power” do invade privacy in one way or another, the proverbial excrement does hit the spinning blades. Last week, the case of Microsoft snooping on a Hotmail user’s emails because of... Read more
Students Sue Google Over Email Snooping
A group of Californian students have chosen to take a stand against Google’s email surveillance, claiming that it is a violation of federal and state privacy laws. The group are actually suing Google and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is in the process of... Read more
7 Great Outlook.com Tricks You May Not Know About Yet
Earlier this year Microsoft replaced Hotmail and all accounts were transferred to Outlook.com. Microsoft included a host of new features such as integration with SkyDrive and instant search. If you are still finding your way around, then take a look at seven of the features we picked out that... Read more
Mailbox For Ipad In The Works
When I first got wind of Mailbox, the new mail app for the iPhone, in February, my curiosity got the better of me (as it usually does). Truth be told, I have had no issues with the default mail app on the iPhone and the iPad. The hype surrounding... Read more
Does Outlook.com Trump Gmail?
With the release of the new revamped Microsoft Hotmail as Outlook.com, we are truly lucky that both these technical giants keep challenging each other by releasing quality products in a bid to one up each other. Although sometimes these battles can produce frustrating products and situations for the consumers,... Read more
Windows 8 May Cut Off Gmail Users
When big companies launch into the horse race of attracting the public audience, the users of their products either benefit through amazing deals and products that provide stellar services or they can be caught in-between and feel the squeeze as the consumers of Microsoft and Google are feeling these... Read more
Crowdfunding Initiative Launched for Improving Linux Email
Email has been for long the Achilles heel for Linux. The open source operating system has been growing in leaps and bounds, with new distributions being released from time to time. However, it has not been able to offer the kind of email experience people have become accustomed to... Read more
Microsoft Repairs Hotmail, SkyDrive and Outlook Glitches
Several of Microsoft’s services experienced outages recently. Users trying to access Hotmail, Outlook.com and SkyDrive saw error messages reporting that something was wrong with them. Microsoft was quick to react to the situation and worked on repairing the glitches which caused the outage in the first place. They were... Read more
Dropbox Expands With New Mail Venture
US-founded file sharing company Dropbox has strengthened its portfolio by acquiring yet another business. After buying photo cloud storing service¬†Snapjoy in December, Dropbox has now sunk its teeth into another new arm for the business, by purchasing budding email management app, Mailbox.   Developed by Orchestra Inc, Mailbox was... Read more