CASL strikes Canadian inboxes: 5 strange and unique requests for consent

If you haven't heard of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) by now, then you're pretty good at filtering out email. The new law that went into effect July 1 has many businesses blasting out

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

IBM Connect: social features added to HR suite, email

IBM Corp. is hosting its annual social media themed conference in Orlando and staying true to the spirit of that event, made two announcements yesterday about new product updates that will integrate further

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What if Google entered the social CRM market?

Earlier this month Google took the next step between deeper integration of its Google+ social network and its widely-used Gmail web-mail service. It announced it is rolling out an update that allowed any

Published on: January 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Expedia sends email on cruises with Office 365

In this day of smartphones and ubiquitous wireless Internet, it's hard to imagine being anywhere that email can't reach you - even when you're on vacation. But until earlier this year, that was

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Three top automated email reminder plugins and services

Many of us use our email inbox as a to-do list. Keeping that to-do list organized and easily accessible is a daunting task--especially with scores of new messages arriving daily. Each of these

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Reduce automatic notifications to improve productivity

By Robert Strohmeyer To a busy person, a little chime signaling the arrival of new mail amounts to nothing more than a statement of the obvious. Of course you have new mail. You

Published on: July 26th, 2011 IDG News Service

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

5 timely tips to turn you into a Google Buzz guru

So you've had Google Buzz for a few days, and you're starting to figure out how you can fit Google's latest social media venture into your digital life. Well, now it's time to

Published on: February 16th, 2010 Ian Paul

20 Tech Habits To Improve Your Life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 3rd, 2009 Gina Trapani

Microsoft Exchange 2010 “70 per cent faster”

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that its upcoming Exchange Server 2010 software will be able to read and write e-mails to disk 70 per cent faster than Exchange 2007, despite the fact it uses

Published on: May 13th, 2009 Eric Lai and Joel Snyder

Three free and fabulous business-friendly Gmail add-ons

Google has added new features to its Gmail service during the past couple months that make the Web-based e-mail service more business-friendly and versatile. Here's a look at three free add-ons that could

Published on: February 24th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Beta Gmail lets users check e-mail offline

If you live in Gmail, but don't always have a broadband connection available, today should be a happy day for you. Google is rolling out a new system for letting Gmail users access

Published on: January 29th, 2009 Edward Albro

Top five Gmail add-ons to take control of your Inbox

Last month, I reviewed my five favorite Gmail add-ons, which included helpful widgets that you could easily embed in the screen real-estate surrounding your inbox. You can access all of them from Gmail

Published on: January 19th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to fix the 10 worst things about Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a nearly ubiquitous presence in PC computing - and, seemingly, a universally reviled one. Outlook has countless features, ranging from e-mail gathering to calendaring, contact tracking, to-do list creation and

Published on: January 14th, 2009 Preston Gralla