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After 25 years, the Information Age is FINALLY here

It all started back in the early 90's with the advent of the internet, and all the things it entailed that we didn't even know it entailed yet. I remembered my first internet account. When I connected, there was a ...
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How do I backup my email?

Alright, so now you may be a little worried. I'm really sorry about that! When there isn't much you can do about something, we try not to think about it very much. Now, you might say "Hey! I use CarboniteĀ® ...
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Backup or Archive, what’s the difference, and does it matter?

Webmail Archive Manager is called archive manager for a reason, though an archive also provides an effective backup, but a backup is not an archive. A backup is simply a copy or image of a email system at a point ...
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POP3 and IMAP, Who Cares?

No one really. Not during those times you're just using your email. It mattered when you set up your email or set up your phone to get your emails. You may remember a question during that setup...POP3 or IMAP. But ...
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Email privacy…there is none.

There is no email privacy because it was never meant to be the center of our lives. It was not designed with any privacy or security in mind. It was just a simple store and forward messaging system between users ...
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My Email Password? It’s JUST my email!

Every minute of every day, hackers are probing, spear phishing, whale phishing, SMiShing, spoofing, and pharming for your email password. Let me tell you, if there's no money in it, they don't do it. Email is the gateway to almost ...
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Consequences of Switching Email Providers.

I've had an email with xyz.com for years, but I'm ready for a change. I've cut my hair, cleaned my garage, and waxed my car. Now, I want a new email. I want one over at 123.com. No problem! It's ...
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Backups? Archives? Email? Webmail? So many solutions, so little time!

There are lots of ways to try to backup your webmail email account. Most of them are what I call....make-shift. Those solutions have instructions on using an email client and trying to download messages into it. As you know from ...
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My Precious…My Precious.

The other day I heard someone use a word to describe her emails that I had never heard before...precious. She said they were her precious treasures. Huh. Really? Aren't they JUST emails? Messages? Does email mean something else to people ...
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You can’t take it with you…

OK, you just finished your degree. You've been at it for a while now. Four, six, maybe eight years, and it was worth it. But now, you've received your "exit" email from your IT department. Six months, maybe a year ...
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There’s a zombie in your computer.

OK, maybe, but it's not trying to eat your brains. It's just sitting there quietly in your computer...waiting for its commands. It usually doesn't mess with anything. It may be watching what you are doing...quietly recording items from your life ...
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