Email

Articles about email and related topics

  • Beware of Scam or Phishing emails!

    In all the time I’ve been computering I’ve never actually received any phishing or scam emails myself. Sure, I’ve seen plenty of examples across the net and on computers belonging to my clientele but I’ve never actually had one come through my own inbox… until now! Just to show how sneaky these people are; I […]

  • Outlook.com: Microsoft’s challenge to Gmail?

    The net is abuzz with the news that Microsoft has revamped its Hotmail service and renamed it Outlook.com, and the changes are not merely superficial either. Outlook.com follows the current trend of presenting a minimal interface, or as Microsoft labels it… “clean” and “intuitive”. Skydrive and social media are fully integrated, with plans to also […]

  • Why is sending email so difficult?

    I have discovered that email is becoming a huge issue for me. Not receiving it… I’m pretty good at that. I’m decent at replying too. You send me a message and (eventually) you will receive a response from me. No problem. But I have a huge problem trying to send new emails. Between mergers, buyouts, transitions, […]

  • Think before opening your emails

    In this article I would like to talk about email and show/explain some specific examples of email you may receive. Remember that once your email address lands on an email list it will be in the “wild” forever. Bad guys sell email lists to other badies who add it to their own lists and sell […]

  • Think before you forward that email

    We often speak of software, hardware, and modifications you can make to customize your computer. In this article I would like to discuss email. More accurately the forwarding of email. Well, actually what to do and what not to do with your email and maybe even a little of the technological reasoning behind the recommendations. […]

  • How to Avoid Email Spam, Scams, and Viri

    In this article I would like to show/explain some examples of specific emails you may receive and how to detect the dangerous ones. Remember that once your email address lands on an email list it will be in the "wild" forever. Bad guys sell email lists to other badies who add it to their own […]