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How To Use Your Own Domain With Gmail

How To Use Your Own Domain With Gmail

A couple of days ago I wrote about Google removing their free version of Google Apps. So on the face of things there is no way for you to use your own email domain yet have all the benefits of Gmail. Well my good people, I’m here to tell you all that this statement isn’t completely true. In this article I’m going to show you a way of having all the benefits of Gmail, yet using yo... »

Goodbye Google Apps Free Edition

Goodbye Google Apps Free Edition

For those that don’t know, Google Apps is a premium version of Gmail that allows you to use your own domain for Google services like Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Google+ etc. So instead of having john.smith@gmail.com as your email address, you could have mail@johnsmith.com but still have all the benefits of all the great services Google has to offer. Like many other users all over the world, I us... »

4 Out Of 5 Gmail Users Want to Switch To Outlook…Apparently

4 Out Of 5 Gmail Users Want to Switch To Outlook…Apparently

I recently read an article on Microsoft Outlook Blog whereby Microsoft are stating that 4 out of 5 Gmail users wanted to move over to the new Outlook.com email service that replaced Hotmail. According to the article there are currently 25 million active Outlook users and counting. Personally I think the vast majority of these users aren’t “active users” but rather users like me t... »

Gmail & Google Drive Merged To Add Up To 10GB Attachments

Gmail & Google Drive Merged To Add Up To 10GB Attachments

Today Google have announced that you can now add attachments from your Google Drive account to an email composed in Gmail. Services that can send large attachments are nothing new, for example YouSendIt has been around for a long time, allowing users to send attachments of up to 100MB with a free account. But attachments need to be uploaded to the YouSendIt web portal. This means that the process ... »

How To Have Your Own Email Domain Through Gmail

How To Have Your Own Email Domain Through Gmail

I’m sure that most (if not all) of you have heard of Gmail – if you haven’t then you must have been living under a rock for the last decade. Just in case though, Gmail is a fantastic, free email system that is provided by Google. Patronisation over, some of you may not know that Google also offer a paid for version of Gmail that allows you to have a much larger mailbox (25GB inst... »

Hotmail Evolves Into Outlook

Hotmail Evolves Into Outlook

I think it’s safe to say that most people moved away from Hotmail in favour of Gmail, mainly because of the abysmal spam filtering system that Hotmail uses. I personally use Google Apps for all of my email accounts – personal, RefuGeeks & DroidHQ. It’s an excellent system, so when I heard that Microsoft are doing away with Hotmail and are replacing it with Outlook.com –... »

Mozilla Plans To Halt Thunderbird Development

Today, an internal message to all staff at Mozilla (the company behind Thunderbird & Firefox) was leaked. Within this message it was announced that the on-going development of Thunderbird is to change. Here is an excerpt of the leaked message: [quote]Thunderbird is one of the very few truly free and open source multi-platform email applications available today and we want to defend these valu... »

Facebook Email Change Causes Huge Problems

I am sure that most of the people reading this article use Facebook in one form or another, so this will effect almost all of you… Over the last few days, Facebook have silently changed the email address on everyone’s profile from their actual email address to an @facebook.com address. Most of you may be thinking “so what?”. Well, a lot of us have smartphones now and if y... »

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