Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
March 3, 2011 – 09:39 | Comments Off on Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
Backup your Google account with BackupGoo

Few people give a second thought to files and data stored in the cloud, but just like local data, it is important to backup online information. The recent problems suffered by Google highlights the importance …

Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X
February 27, 2011 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X
Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X

The Mac email client Sparrow caused something of a flutter of excitement when it was released recently, and a new, free version of the app has just been made available.  Sparrow Lite has been designed …

Roundup: what’s the best Windows email client?
February 23, 2011 – 06:01 | 5 Comments
Roundup: what’s the best Windows email client?

Do you need an email client? These days, many people see the advantage of accessing their email through the web – not only does this enable you to check it on any internet-enabled computer, it …

Sparrow 1.0 takes flight on Mac
February 10, 2011 – 12:06 | Comments Off on Sparrow 1.0 takes flight on Mac
Sparrow 1.0 takes flight on Mac

Sparrow, the minimalist mail application for Mac, has left beta and been officially released through the Mac AppStore for an introductory price of $9.99. It offers a streamlined user interface through a window that pops …

Transfer non-supported email across to the Mac using Laplink Switch & Sync
January 18, 2011 – 18:02 | Comments Off on Transfer non-supported email across to the Mac using Laplink Switch & Sync
Transfer non-supported email across to the Mac using Laplink Switch & Sync

Laplink’s Switch & Sync is designed to simplify the process of migrating files and email from a PC to a Mac. While it’s little more than a revamped version of Laplink’s PCsync tool, it does …

Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts
November 2, 2010 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts
Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts

For some time, Hotmail users have been able to receive email from other accounts within their Hotmail account. Microsoft have just enabled a feature that makes it possible to send email from any email address …

Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional
September 29, 2010 – 19:21 | Comments Off on Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional
Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional

Google’s Gmail service – or Google Mail, depending on where you are in the world – revolutionised webmail when it launched, and very quickly gathered a huge following. However, if there is one feature that …

Print and scan with your iPhone or iPad using Brother iPrint&Scan
August 3, 2010 – 12:21 | Comments Off on Print and scan with your iPhone or iPad using Brother iPrint&Scan
Print and scan with your iPhone or iPad using Brother iPrint&Scan

Brother iPrint&Scan is a free app for iPhone and iPad which enables users to make use of their Brother printer/scanner with their Apple device. The app can be used to connect wirelessly to a Brother …

Keep an eye on your Google account using Scott's Gmail Alert
March 26, 2010 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Keep an eye on your Google account using Scott's Gmail Alert
Keep an eye on your Google account using Scott's Gmail Alert

If you have a Google account, it’s likely that you make use of not only the web based email service but also the online calendar and the RSS reader. Keeping up to date with your …

Keep in touch and up to date with Thunderbird 3
March 17, 2010 – 11:09 | Comments Off on Keep in touch and up to date with Thunderbird 3
Keep in touch and up to date with Thunderbird 3

Having a computer connected to the internet invariably means managing at least one email address, and it is likely that you also make use of RSS feeds and newsgroups to keep up to date with …

Manage your inboxes and social networks with Inbox2
February 24, 2010 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Manage your inboxes and social networks with Inbox2
Manage your inboxes and social networks with Inbox2

With more and more time spent online, it is little wonder that many computer users now have several email addresses and make use of one or more social networks. Many email accounts, from Google Mail …