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gCount for Macs

Friday, August 24th, 2007

gCount for Macs

Are you a Mac user? How about Gmail? If you said yes to both of those questions, you’re definitely going to want to pay close attention to this tip, because today, it’s all about you! Recently, I came across a list of useful Gmail tools and there was one in particular that stood out to me. It’s called gCount and it is only available for the Mac… Continue reading

Mozilla Ditching Thunderbird?

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Q:
I’ve been hearing some rumors lately about Mozilla cutting ties with Thunderbird. Is any of it true? Do you have any extra information about it? If so, please share it with us!

A:
Yes, you’re absolutely right. For almost a month now, there has been a lot of buzz going around over what’s going to happen between the Mozilla company and the Thunderbird e-mail client. Mozilla has… Continue reading

OE Account Names

Friday, August 17th, 2007

OE Account Names

Do you use Outlook Express as your main e-mail program? If so, how many accounts do you have set up? Maybe you have one for yourself, one for your spouse and a couple others for your children. We have a similar setup for our e-mail accounts here at the WorldStart office. We all need to have our own e-mail address, because it just wouldn’t make sense for… Continue reading

BellSouth E-mail Scam

Friday, August 10th, 2007

BellSouth E-mail Scam

Is BellSouth your ISP? Or more importantly, do you use BellSouth for your e-mail service? If so, you definitely need to listen to this. Another new phishing scam is already in progress and this time, it’s targeting BellSouth users via their e-mail accounts. As you can probably figure out, this is the perfect set up for the scammers and with you being a trusting BellSouth user, they… Continue reading

HItman E-mail Scam

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Hitman E-mail Scam

Before I go any further with this tip, I want to warn you that this subject is pretty sensitive, but I thought it was something you all should definitely know about. Another e-mail scam is starting to make its rounds on the Internet and it’s probably one of the scariest I’ve ever heard about. Please keep reading for the rest of the details. You don’t want to… Continue reading

E-mail This

Friday, July 27th, 2007

E-mail This

If you like to share links to your favorite Web sites with your family and friends, this tip’s definitely for you! It’s a Firefox extension that automatically creates an e-mail for you, with the site’s title in the subject line and the link in the body of the e-mail. The e-mail can be opened in Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live Mail (Hotmail) and even Outlook Express or Mozilla’s… Continue reading

Printing Yahoo! E-mails

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Printing Yahoo! E-mails

Awhile back, I ran an article on printing e-mails. It was just a quick little tip on different ways you can print out your e-mails if you ever need to. (If you’re interested in reading it, you can do so here). Well, after that was published in the newsletter, several of you e-mailed me about an even easier way to do it in Yahoo! (By the… Continue reading

Trojan Hitting Hotmail and Yahoo!

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Q:
Do you have any information about a new Trojan hitting Hotmail and Yahoo!? I heard a snippet about it the other day, but I would like to know more about it. If you know anything, please share it with us!

A:
Well, unfortunately, you heard right. As of July 6, 2007, it seems as if various Hotmail and Yahoo! accounts have been hijacked to send out spam… Continue reading

Brand New Hotmail

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Brand New Hotmail

Have you heard about the new features that have praised the Hotmail e-mail program recently? If you use Hotmail as your main e-mail client, you may have, but just in case you haven’t (or if you’re thinking about switching over to Hotmail), you’ve got to hear about these! Now, I know it’s sometimes hard to accept new things, but I promise you, Hotmail is doing nothing but… Continue reading

Postcard E-mail Scam

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Postcard E-mail Scam

If you’re like me (and everyone else who has e-mailed me about this), you’ve been getting some strange e-mails in your Inbox lately. Am I right? Well, those e-mails are part of a new scam that is going around these days. It’s going by the name of the “Postcard Scam,” but there are various versions of it that may have found its way to your e-mail Inbox… Continue reading

Jury Duty Scam

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Jury Duty Scam

Yes, that’s right. Another scam has been making its rounds and once again, it’s my job to inform you all about it! Chances are, you’ve probably received an e-mail about a new scam, entitled “Jury Duty,” and you’re probably wondering if it’s true or not. Well, I’m here to tell you that it is. I was actually given this information by a loyal reader, so here’s a… Continue reading

More OE Stationery Help

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Q:
The other day, you wrote a tip on how we can use our own pictures to create new stationery choices in Outlook Express. I’ve been trying to do that for the last couple of days, but I’m not able to get it going right. Can you please give us a few more instructions on how to do this? Thank you!

A:
I sure can! Yes, as you… Continue reading

Your Own Picture Stationery

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Q:
I know you’ve done tips before on e-mail stationery, but I was wondering if I could use my own pictures for that. I would like to send e-mails out that have my own pictures there as the background. Is that possible? If so, please tell me how to do it!

A:
That is such a cool question! Yes, some e-mail programs (like Outlook Express and Thunderbird) come… Continue reading

E-mail Icon

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

Q:
I know you’ve given us help with spam and junk e-mails before, but do you have any other interesting suggestions on how we can control it? I’m in desperate need of some assistance!

A:
Ah, yes, spam e-mail. Oh, how we loathe it! Well, it’s a good thing you asked this, because I do have another option that you may want to take a look at. Let’s… Continue reading

Compacting Thunderbird

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

You may recall that awhile back, I wrote a tip on compacting your e-mail folders in Outlook Express. (You can read that tip here). Well, ever since, I have been getting questions about how you can do it in other e-mail programs. After all that, I went on a searching rampage, but I was only able to find directions on how to do it in Thunderbird… Continue reading

Print That E-mail

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Print That E-mail

How many e-mails do you usually receive in a day? I don’t know about you, but I get approximately 1,000 e-mails each morning here at the office. They’re always a combination of questions from readers, customers asking about their orders, jokes and junk. (Yep, I get junk mail sometimes too!) Now, with all the e-mails you get, have you ever wanted to print one? I know I… Continue reading

Gmail Slideshows

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Gmail Slideshows

Are you one of the many who use Gmail as your number one e-mail program? I know I do! It’s so easy to use and it never lets me down. In the past, we here at WorldStart have gone over so many different features that Gmail offers, it’s almost ridiculous! I mean, there’s been everything from more storage space to new message notifications to mobile phone tips to… Continue reading

Greasemonkey and Gmail

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Greasemonkey and Gmail

You’ve all heard of Gmail, right? Many of you probably even use it! Gmail is very popular, due to its large storage space, its simple interface and its ability to be easily customized. Using the Greasemonkey add on we talked about yesterday, I’m going to show you how to unlock a lot of cool features in Gmail.

First, you need to get the Greasemonkey… Continue reading

Get Some Yahoo! Help

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Get Some Yahoo! Help

Are you having trouble with your Yahoo! e-mail account? Maybe you’re having a problem reading your messages or perhaps you can’t send an e-mail out. Whatever it is, I’m sure it’s interfering with your e-mail time and we just can’t have that! So, if you’ve run out of other options in seeking help, allow me to give you the best one of all: Ask Yahoo!

Yes… Continue reading

Thunderbird Extras

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Thunderbird Extras

If you read this newsletter on a regular basis, I’m sure you know how Firefox offers up a bunch of different themes and add ons, right? So, have you ever wondered if any other programs do that too? Well, as a matter of fact, the e-mail program of Thunderbird does. If you use Thunderbird as your main e-mail program, you’re definitely going to want to check this tip… Continue reading

Bigger Attachments

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Bigger Attachments

Are you one of the many who use Gmail for all your e-mail needs? I mean, you can’t really go wrong with Gmail. They give you so much storage space (almost 3 GB!), you can easily converse back and forth with all your friends, you can archive your messages, you can use Gmail and other e-mail programs together as one, it’s safe to use and so on and… Continue reading

Printing Background Images

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Printing Background Images

When you send an e-mail, do you sometimes include stationery or other background images along with it? You know, just to give it a little extra jazz. Or maybe you receive e-mails like that. Either way, isn’t it sometimes tempting to print those e-mails out and save them for a later use? But when you do that, the images don’t print! What do you do then? Well… Continue reading

Hotmail Safe List

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Q:
I use Hotmail as my main e-mail program and every once in awhile, some of the e-mails I want to go to my Inbox are automatically sent to the Junk folder. I’ve set up my spam filters and everything, but it still happens sometimes. How can I make it stop? Please help me!

A:
Wow, I can’t even imagine all the frustration you must feel when that… Continue reading

Gmail Child Account

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Gmail Child Account

I was visiting a friend the other day and his young child was complaining that she wanted an e-mail address. She wanted one to keep in touch with her aunt and uncle, who had told her to e-mail them. My friend explained to her that she could use his, but she wanted one with her name in it. My friend was wary of creating one for her… Continue reading

A Quick Update

Friday, May 4th, 2007

A Quick Update

Do you use Outlook Express for your main e-mail program? If you do, I’m sure you also use the Address Book feature that comes along with it, right? I mean, it’s the easiest way to store all of your contact information. So, if you don’t use it, you’re really only hurting yourself! (Now, if you’re not sure how to add an entry to the OE Address Book… Continue reading

Outlook Express and Windows Mail Too

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Q:
Alright, you’ve told us how to do the Outlook Express part of transferring our e-mails to Windows Mail, but how do we do the Vista part of it? Please explain!

A:
You’re absolutely right! At the end of yesterday’s Q&A tip, I promised to give you the rest of the story (as Mr. Paul Harvey would say) in reference to the Outlook Express/Windows Mail migration. And if… Continue reading

Outlook Express Exporting

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Q:
I just bought a new computer and I was wondering how I export my Outlook Express e-mails for import to another mail program like Mozilla Thunderbird or Windows Live Mail?

A:
I’m just going to start by saying yes, there is a way to transfer all of your Outlook Express e-mails (and address book, etc.) for use in another program. (I’ll wait here while you… Continue reading

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