All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Email’

Skype Finally Restores Blog After Attack

Last week, Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread an anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. On Monday, Skype finally announced that its blog is back and operational. The company said in its return post: On Jan. 1, 2014, we became aware of a targeted cyber-attack that …

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Skype Blog Hacked To Tell People Not To Use Microsoft Email

Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised on Wednesday, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread its anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. Back in the summer, leaked slides from the NSA came out indicating that the government agency could wiretap Skype video calls thanks to a “backdoor” in the popular service. The Guardian …

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Yahoo Mail Brings Back Tabs, Tries To Ease Tensions With Users

Yahoo appears to be trying to win back a shred of favorability with Yahoo Mail users, announcing that it is bringing back its tabs feature. There have been numerous gripes with Yahoo’s recent redesigns, and the lack of tabs has been a big one. After a lengthy service outage disaster, users could certainly use some good news. Yahoo’s Jeff Bonforte …

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Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them

As reported last week, the Yahoo Mail woes continued with a massive wave of outages resulting in a lot of angry users (as if there weren’t enough of them already). The company also took some flak in the media for how its PR department handled the situation. Late on Friday, CEO Marissa Mayer took to the Yahoo corporate blog to …

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The Yahoo Mail Woes Only Continue

People are becoming increasingly frustrated with Yahoo Mail, and it’s no longer simply about the recent redesigns it has forced on users. Now, it’s experiencing actual service disruptions, and lengthy ones at that. Have you experienced any issues with Yahoo Mail? Let us know in the comments. The latest round of problems have been going on since at least Monday, …

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Google: Gmail Image Change Means More Accurate Open Rates

Google announced on Thursday that it would begin showing images automatically in Gmail. It has always hidden them until the user has told it to show them. It has done it this way, the company says, as a precautionary measure for users aimed at protecting them from those who might try to use images to compromise security. When Google made …

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Gmail Starts Showing Images Automatically

It’s the dawn of a new era. Gmail will now show images in emails automatically. As Google explains in a blog post, Gmail has historically asked users if they want images to be displayed in emails as a precautionary measure, as “unknown senders might want to try to use images to compromise the security of your computer or mobile device.” …

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Microsoft Adds New Gmail Import Feature To Outlook.com In Hopes Of Stealing Away Users

Microsoft announced a new feature for Outlook.com aimed at making it easier for users to import their Gmail accounts. As you may know, much of Microsoft’s “Scroogled” efforts have slung mud at Gmail, in hopes of gaining more Outlook.com users. Interestingly enough, there aren’t nearly as many people complaining about Gmail these days as are complaining about Yahoo Mail, despite …

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Not Even Yahoo Employees Want To Use Yahoo Mail

You know how everybody has been complaining about Yahoo Mail since they redesigned it (and then complaining more since they redesigned it again)? It would seem that it’s not just Yahoo Mail users that aren’t big on the product. Even Yahoo employees have been refusing to use it. Are you a Yahoo Mail user? Have you taken issue with recent …

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Google Launches New Gmail Design On iPad

Google has launched a new update to its Gmail iOS app with a focus on the iPad screen size. Here’s what it looks like: “If you hold your iPad in landscape mode, you’ll immediately notice the new left hand navigation bar, which allows you to quickly switch between inbox categories, or between multiple accounts, with a single tap,” says software …

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Google Adds New Drive Integration To Gmail

Google announced the further integration of Google Drive and Gmail today, with an update to the latter that lets you view and save files directly to Google Drive without actually having to leave Gmail. When you receive an email with files attached, you’ll see previews of the files at the bottom of the message. When you click them, you’ll get …

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Gmail Gets More Quick Action Buttons

Earlier this year, Google added quick action buttons in Gmail. They appear on messages in the inbox, and allow users to take action on them without even having to open them. Initial examples included things like checking in for flights, responding to event invites, reviews, confirming registrations, etc. Today, Google announced that it has added more types of quick actions. …

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