All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mail’

Go Enable Gmail’s ‘Undo Send’ Feature Right Now

Go Enable Gmail’s ‘Undo Send’ Feature Right Now

In what could be a lifesaver for many, Google has finally graduated a particularly helpful Gmail feature from Labs to primetime. Gmail on the web now has a formal “undo send” feature. So, you accidentally sent a racy email meant for your wife to your boss? Awkward. So, you just hit reply all and are about to let the whole …

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When Was the First Mail Delivered via the Pony Express? Playable Google Doodle Honors 155th Anniversary

Google is trying to make sure you don’t get anything done at work today – something at which the company excels. Today’s homepage features a playable Google Doodle honoring the most famous mail service of all time. When was the first mail delivered via the Pony Express? 155 years ago today, in fact. To celebrate this important day in history, …

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Netflix Stopped Shipping on Saturdays, By the Way

Though there is still a dedicated contingent of Netflix users who still take advantage of the DVD-by-mail service, the rise of streaming has definitely made it a less-robust community. That community, however, noticed that Netflix had quietly phased out Saturday processing. A user on the Netflix Community forums first posted about late last month, saying, “I did not learn of …

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USPS Stamps: 2014 Line-Up Emphasizes Pop-Culture

Each time the Earth makes one revolution around the Sun, the denizens of the planet get excited for all of the new possibilities, opportunities, innovations, and creations that inevitably result with the coming of a new year – things such as new movies, TV shows, sports seasons, and music festivals. However, for those who consider themselves philatelists, or stamp collectors, …

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Postage Increase: New Price Rates May Be a ‘Lose-Lose Proposition’

A forewarning on changes in stamp prices has been reported since last year, informing Americans to look forward to an increase in costs for the new year. Well Sunday was the day that stamps officially increased by 4 cents; a new pricing that is expected to be in effect for the next 24 months. With the approval of the Postal …

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Tax Forms: Where To Go To Obtain Them

It’s the time of year that everybody dreads…tax time. While it something that we all try to avoid doing, it simply has to be done. So, where do you start? First, you need to decide how you plan to file them. Are you going to use software and do it yourself? Are you going to do it manually? Are you …

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Mailbox Theft Brings Federal Action, 27 People Charged

Snail mail isn’t as popular as it once was, especially with the prevalence and ease of email, but it is still a useful, important part of many a person’s life. After all, how else would you be able to get your Amazon packages, or send tacky Christmas cards? A group of folks with bad intentions in the California area didn’t …

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Postage Increase: Stamps Get Pricier

I don’t think anyone thought they’d live to see the day when stamps were practically fifty cents each. The US Postal Service’s regulator approved price increases up to six percent on most mail. This would bring the cost of the stamp from 46 cents to 49 cents. What’s interesting is that the change was not approved permanently. This would make …

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Stamps Increase: USPS Seeks To Raise The Price

The USPS is seeking to increase the price of stamps, which will certainly be disapproved of by American citizens. The postal service is planning a 3-cent increase, which would raise the price to 49 cents, in order to mail a letter. The proposal of this rate increase must be approved by the independent Postal Regulatory Commission. If accepted, the increase …

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Stamp Prices May Soon Increase Again [Report]

You know how the U.S. Postal Service keeps raising the price of postage? Well, get used to it, because it looks like the price of stamps may soon be rising again. A report out from CNN Money says USPS board chief Mickey Barnett said the board has directed the USPS to “evaluate price increases,” while also noting that, “as a …

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Should The Post Office Keep Saturday Mail?

There has been talk of the United States Postal Service ending Saturday mail delivery for years now. In recent months it appeared to be getting closer to reality. Do you want to see Saturday mail stay, or is it better off as a thing of the past? Let us know in the comments. Congress recently passed a resolution that the …

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Microsoft Updates Mail, Calendar and People Apps On Windows 8

Windows 8 users have probably come to know three apps very well – Mail, Calendar and People. To help provide a better experience to those using these apps, Microsoft has released an update that improves overall stability while adding new features. For many, the Mail app is probably the most used app in the Metro interface. As such, Microsoft is …

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