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Forgetting or losing your mail account password is a common problem with web users. Maybe you have a lot of email accounts and passwords to remember . Or may be you had created a Gmail account long ago and haven’t used it for months.

In such situations, forgetting the password is normal, but you should also know the procedure to recover it, as well. Following… Continue reading

Consolidate Multiple Gmail Accounts

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

It’s quite a hassle to manage multiple email accounts on a regular basis because you have to remember all the usernames, passwords and logins to check for new messages. But what if you could tweak your Gmail inbox and get all the emails at one place?

This article describes the step-by-step procedure to manage multiple email inboxes from a single email account.… Continue reading

Use Gmail as an extra drive

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Ever needed some online space to store files before sending them as email attachments? Maybe you need a way to store your presentations, pictures, documents or even your video collection online?

Online storage services require that you subscribe to a data plan. In addition, they don’t offer a secure connection or a decent amount of storage space unless you pay a monthly fee.… Continue reading

Block Email and Domains on Myspace

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Is there a way I can block certain email addresses and domain names in MySpace Email?

Yep, there sure is! It is very simple and only takes a minute to do, too.

Ok, lets get started.

Login into your MySpace email account click the Mail Link, then Settings. Scroll to Blocked Senders. From here you… Continue reading

Disable Content Advisor in IE for Gmail

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Every time I try to access Gmail in Internet Explorer I get the message: “Your browser’s cookie functionality is turned off. Please Turn it on.” What do I do?

This is a pretty common problem, but thankfully it’s easy to fix. What you need to do is disable IE’s Content Advisor. Here’s how:

Open Internet Explorer and go… Continue reading

Alternative Ways to Connect to Gmail

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

A lot of people all over the world get a little rattled whenever Gmail’s services go down. Since So many people depend on Gmail for their daily email needs, today we will learn how to use it when there’s an outage.

Gmail operates in three primary modes: standard, HTML and mobile. Sometimes even when the standard version gives you errors, html and mobile are accessible… Continue reading

Show Images in Yahoo

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Do you use Yahoo! Mail as your E-mail provider? As a rule, Yahoo doesn’t allow images to be downloaded automatically, except for those from people in your contact list. This is all in an effort to increase security, but for anyone wanting to live on the wild side there’s a way you can turn it off.

Just log in to your Yahoo! Mail account and click on… Continue reading

Add Contacts in MySpace Mail

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

How to add contacts or import other address books into MySpace Email?

MySpace email currently supports imports from AOL, Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail and Outlook address books. You can also type your contacts in manually or transfer them via import. You may have to manually type your contacts in if you have any other email account(s) than the ones listed above.… Continue reading

Avoid Autoresponders

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

An autoresponder for e-mail sends a message back every time a message is received. This is great for when you’re going to be out of the office or away for awhile on vacation, but there are some risks associated with doing this, too.

See, when you have your e-mail program set to automatically respond to every message you get, you send back to… Continue reading

MySpace E-mail

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Here’s something new for all you MySpace lovers! MySpace email has finally arrived, so now there is no reason to leave the MySpace website to get your mail! You can even have your very own MySpace email address, like!

Receive and send out email messages to any one with an email address, just like regular email. They don’t have to be a member of MySpace, either!… Continue reading

Gmail is (finally) out of beta.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Today is an exciting day in the world of Google.

As I’m sure many of you already know, Google is not just a search engine. For more than 5 years now, Google has offered web based services for email, documents, calendars and chatting. These services, called Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar and Google Talk, have been used by millions of people around the world, but there has always been… Continue reading


Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Do you need a website that is safe for kids; one that has games and a free email service? Then Zilladog is perfect for you. It is a website specifically for kids, created by parents. They can talk with friends and family with the free ZillaMail email service. Also, they can play the most popular child-safe games approved by parents.

1. If you want to create a Zilladog ZillaMail account… Continue reading

What’s That File? – PPS

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Marsha writes:

Q: I am trying to figure out how to open “powerpoint” pictures, etc. I don’t have powerpoint on my computer, but want to know if there is a “free” powerpoint to download. Also, someone told me that a version of Office will do the same thing. Is that true?

A: Well Marsha, for this one we’ll turn to our tips archive. It looks like you

Unsend E-mail

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Q:Help! I sent an e-mail in AOL or Gmail and realized I shouldn’t have! What can I do?

A: Sometimes we send out emails that we wish we hadn’t or had hoped we could un-send. Well, now there is an option to do just that! This feature is in Gmail and there is also one for AOL, although it can only be used for AOL clients. The… Continue reading


Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Today I have found an awesome new email client that just might replace Outlook Express. The program is called PostBox and it combines all of the features you see in most mail clients with some awesome, new and innovative features. PostBox was easy to download and install. This is a must for me. I downloaded it and opened the file. From there, PostBox handled the rest. It even imported all… Continue reading

MS Outlook -What a Drag!

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Have a file that needs to be attached to an e-mail?

Need the file’s information in an appointment?

Maybe it contains information that you need in the notes of a new contact, or a task to be completed.

Whatever the need – the point is that you need the file’s information and nobody wants the hassle of manually transferring all of it. After all, the file already contains what you… Continue reading

Red “X” Remedies

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Q: Why are some of my images showing up as a red x when I try to view them? It’s so frustrating!

A: Good golly, I sure do get a lot of questions about this! I’m glad that I finally get to set the record straight about the mysterious (and annoying) red X, once and for all! Here’s a list of the top reasons for the red X and… Continue reading

Turning E-mails into Google Documents

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Turning E-mails into Google Documents

I have good news! Just one simple click with your mouse is all it takes to convert an e-mail into a Google Docs document. Yep, you read that right! It’s one of the new features Google has brought to all of their Google Docs users. And yes, it means no more copying and pasting the text from your e-mail. All you have to do is… Continue reading

Stalled E-mails

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Stalled E-mails

So, there you are sitting at your desk with your morning coffee and you’re just waiting for all of your e-mail to come through to your Inbox (using Outlook Express). You may have several e-mails that have piled up overnight and you just want them to download as fast as possible. Everything’s going fine until you are rudely interrupted by an e-mail stall. Yep


Tuesday, November 18th, 2008


Have you ever wished your e-mail would do certain things for you? Well, today, I want to introduce you to a new e-mail service you might like. It’s called BigString, but before I go into any detail about it, I have to ask you a couple questions. Have you ever wanted to erase an e-mail that was already sent? Or, how about ensuring a private e-mail wasn’t forwarded, saved… Continue reading

Put on Your Gmail Goggles

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Put on Your Gmail Goggles

Have you ever sent out an e-mail late at night and regretted it when you woke up in the morning? You know, when your brain was functioning just a little bit better! Well, the Gmail team has created a great little feature that will keep that from ever happening again. It’s called Mail Goggles and it’s part of Gmail Labs. Let’s check it out, shall… Continue reading

Don’t Forget the Attachment!

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Have you ever sent out an e-mail and received a message back telling you that you forgot to attach whatever you were sending? That happens to me so often and it’s starting to get embarrassing! That is, until I found Gmail’s Forgotten Attachment Detector. With it, you’ll never forget an attachment again! Here’s how:

1.) Go to and sign in to your Gmail… Continue reading

A Little More About IMAP

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

A Little More About IMAP

As you may recall, last week, Erin told you about the Mail Transfer Agent (MTA), so I thought I would take that one step further today and talk about IMAP. Here we go!

First of all, IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. It’s basically a method of accessing electronic mail or bulletin board messages that are kept on a mail server. In other words… Continue reading

Gmail and Windows Live Together

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Gmail and Windows Live Together

It’s the age of integration and convenience and now, you can easily use any e-mail program while still being able to check most of your Web based accounts. POP e-mail accounts, such as Hotmail and Gmail can be accessed with any client. And today, I’m going to show you how you can get your Gmail into Windows Live Mail. Let’s go!

Simply follow the steps… Continue reading

E-mail Desktop Shortcut

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

E-mail Desktop Shortcut

If you’re the kind of person who doesn’t open your e-mail client while browsing the Web, this tip will come in very handy for you! Just when you’re reading something interesting on the Internet or you find something of interest that you want to refer back to later on, you don’t want to have to open your e-mail client just to do so. Am I right? Well… Continue reading

Yahoo! E-mail Chat

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Yahoo! E-mail Chat

Okay, so the people over at Yahoo! have come up with something really cool and if you’re not already using it, I think you’re going to love it! So, tell me, do you use Yahoo! Mail for all your e-mail needs? Do you also use the Yahoo! Messenger program to chat with all your friends and family members? If you said yes to both of… Continue reading

Gmail: Finding an IP Address

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Gmail: Finding an IP Address

Welcome to a quick how-to guide on how to track your Gmail e-mails to their originating locations by figuring out the e-mail’s IP address and looking it up. I’ve found this to be quite useful on many occasions for verification purposes and I’m sure you will too. Tracking the IP address of an e-mail sender does require you to look at some technical details, so… Continue reading

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