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Sprint Mobile Email Rides Off Into Sunset

Sprint’s Mobile Email service may have been one of the best kept secrets in the world of feature phones. Back in the days before the modern smartphone era, push email was something  reserved mostly for BlackBerry handsets. This is because a BlackBerry data plan included access to a server to push emails to your handset in real […]

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Google Wallet Deposits Itself Into Your Gmail

Right now, I owe my best friend $25 for a They Might Be Giants concert ticket and $27 for a Magic the Gathering pre-release tournament, my boyfriend $40 because I had to order a new debit card and destroy my old one after someone used it to spend $500 at Walmart.com, and my mom $300 […]

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What You Laughed And Groaned At On April Fools’ Day 2013

April Fools’ Day has become a time when corporations let their marketing and creative departments loose to create online trickery and fake headlines with the orders of, “Make this go viral.” It’s also the time of year when many people refuse to check their email, get on Facebook, log on to Twitter, and now avoid […]

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Today Is Safer Internet Day; How Safe Are You?

In 1999, the European Commission came up with the Safer Internet Programme with the goal of promoting safe and responsible use of the internet by children and young adults. In 2004, Safer Internet Day was developed as a special day each year to promote safer use of the internet and online technologies. That day has […]

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Google And Microsoft Working Together?

The battle between Microsoft and Google has extended into nearly every realm, encompassing a variety of services, especially their smartphone operating systems. Heating the fight up even more is Google’s decision to stop supporting Microsoft’s Exchange standard for Gmail on Windows Phone 8, calling for the usage of the more universal CardDAV and CalDAV protocols […]

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Google And Dropbox Change How We Think About Attached Files

The agony of having to collaborate with people using email attachments is widespread. You receive an email from someone with an Excel workbook attached and need to make edits before sending it back. Now, you have to save the file, make your edits, and then reattach it to a new email. I’ve done this and […]

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Dani Doles Out Advice: Yahoo Needs To Re-invent Itself

Hi, Yahoo! I still use you for my email because you’re a comfortable old friend. But there’s not much else I want from you. I don’t want Yahoo! search, Yahoo! news, or Yahoo! chat. So, how do you become relevant again? People have moved on from your email service. Gmail is all set with Google, and […]

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Dani Doles Out Advice: Google Can Do More

Hi all! I am just brimming over with ideas for everyone. So, in this new column, I’m going to share them. Let’s start with Google. Google gets slammed a lot by people who don’t trust it. Interestingly, I’ve seen friends post to Facebook about not trusting Google, seemingly unaware that Facebook actually has sold consumer […]

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Googlighting? Is Microsoft Starting A New Fire?

Googlighting, Microsoft’s latest Google-bashing attempt, has resulted in another commercial by the corporate giant. This time, Microsoft specifically attacks Google’s line of cloud services, including Google Docs and Gmail through a mock interview and singing parody. Microsoft’s Google Man steps into the office of a CEO, trying to sell Google’s cloud collaboration software to be […]

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Will Google Continue To “Do No Evil”?

Privacy. Perhaps the most central worry to putting our lives out on the internet, the issue of privacy within email, social networking, and search has been put on center stage once again with Google’s revision and unification of its myriad privacy policies across services. Google’s new privacy policy, which will apparently have the same user […]

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