Google’s new dynamic email feature promises to be the biggest thing for email since MAPI.Continue reading Email 2.0
Did you ever wonder if the term “Love-Hate Relationship” existed before computers?
I think it probably did. But I’m guessing it’s used a great deal more today.
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Technology can be a wonderful thing. And then someone sends you a group text.
I’ve never been a big fan of texting, or SMS (Short Messaging Service) as it’s technically known. It’s quite useful for quick, informal messages. “Be there soon!” But it’s seldom used that way today.
A few years ago I migrated our office of about a dozen people to Google Apps. It’s one of the smartest I.T. decisions I’ve ever made.
Google Apps for Work allowed me to retire our aging Microsoft Exchange server, a headache I was more than happy to be rid of. No more software patches, no more obsolete hardware. Our domain email moved over seamlessly with no interruption and users were immediately able to access mail from whatever device they preferred using Gmail.
Continue reading Get to Work with Google Apps
Bogus emails are a pain.There is constantly a barrage of scumbags hoping to gain access to your private accounts. They use legitimate looking emails to lure the unsuspecting into a bogus website- once again, very legitimate looking- in the hopes you will enter your login or personal information. It’s called “phishing.” Fake eBay and Paypal messages are a favorite of these scammers.
Now you can.
Just as Gmail offers special tools for declaring a message is spam- there is an option available specifically for these bogus phishing scams.
Using the “Report Phishing” option (see image) will report the sender, content and network particulars to Google. While it ain’t the FBI it does serve to blacklist the bad people and stop this especially malicious spam before it spreads.
Every time we report spam or phishing with these tools it makes the world a better place. Even if just a little bit.