Redirect MailTo Links To HTTPS Gmail Or Google Apps For Domains

Recently it happened at work that we switched from the good old MS Outlook to Google Apps for Domains (GAFD), and a pilot group of our users started working with Gmail’s web interface. It so became half of our people were using Outlook, while a handful were using Gmail, and it caused quite a few tantrums with people taking time to familiarize with the new environment. One of the most commonly-faced issues was mailto: hyperlinks. What would happen was that when a user of GAFD would click a mailto: link, Outlook would launch instead of Gmail in a browser window. This wasn’t only with emails, but almost for all Google Apps, we saw this problem surfacing.Read More

POP Peeper Brings Easy Desktop Notifications, Handling For Webmail And POP/IMAP

Last week I reviewed an email notification tool, EmailTray, which has come a long way in its development, with now a sleek interface, well customization options and wide-ranged support for email providers. One of our readers, Ron, pointed to us another useful utility called POP Peeper, which is essentially an email notifier, running from the system tray, that keeps tabs on various IMAP and POP email and other services, including the likes of Yahoo!, AOL, Reddit etc. Let’s have a look at what this tool is all about.Read More

Inbox2 – An Awesome Email And Social Networking Client For Desktop

Ever increasing dependency on technology and the internet is making it more and more difficult to keep track of things in an organized manner. If you’re an active internet and social networking community member, chances are that you’ll be jumping from one platform to another all the time, checking emails, Facebook, Twitter, and what not. Won’t it be nice to have everything delivered to you in one place, without the hassle?Many applications these days are adopting this very approach. Microsoft in their Office 2010 suite of applications have also tried to incorporate this in some manner. Then there are dedicated programs that serve only this process: email and social network integration. From this class stands out Inbox2, a ‘premium connected lifestyle application’ as per its developer, that combines all (and I mean literally all) your email in one beautiful interface as well as displaying live streams from Facebook, Twitter, Yammer etc.Read More

Bring Outlook 2010 Inbox, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, And Tasks On Desktop

Outlook On The Desktop is an extremely useful application which brings the most important Outlook 2010 items including Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, Notes, and Contacts, right on the desktop. Since opening Outlook 2010 application each time to view Calendar, Inbox, Contacts, etc., is nuisance-driving, this innovative application eliminates the need of navigating through Outlook to access these items and offers a simple desktop solution. Previously we have reviewed a tool called DeskTask which only brings calendar and tasks on the desktop, Outlook on The Desktop puts the whole email client on the Windows Desktop.Read More

Send Attachment To Gmail And Other Webmail From Desktop

Sending file directly to Mail recipient option is integrated in Windows Explorer context menu, which has been both lauded & criticized, mainly because it brings ease to attach files but also happens to not open default email account every time. Let me elaborate, you can always attach a file to Outlook email client but what about attaching a file directly to GMail from Windows Explorer? Affixa provides seamless way to attach files with any email, be is webmail or a desktop email client. It replaces Windows Explorer context menu Mail recipient integration, provides attachments drop box, supports for large attachments files, replace mailto links, and a lot more.Read More

Foxmail – A Full-Featured Email Client & RSS Reader

Granted, more and more people resort to online services for their email and even everyday office work (Zoho Mail/Docs, Gmail/Google Docs), even entire virtual desktops turn up on the net, giving a quite comprehensive set of tools to substitute your local applications with (think of WebOS's like My SkyTop, EyeOS or But as of yet, nothing weighs up to the speed, responsiveness and versatility of a locally run application. Even so for managing your email.Read More

Make Thunderbird Message Reader Header More Informative

The message reader header is the most important part of the email client. Users guess the whole email only by reading it’s header. By default Thunderbird header shows excerpt of the subject, thus you can’t read the whole subject unless you don’t open the email. If you get lots of the emails and you scan them all by reading their subjects, then it is very easy to miss an important email whose subject is not properly shown.

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Install And Use Thunderbird In Ubuntu Linux

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source, cross-platform desktop email client software. It offers very rich set of features to help you manage your emails, among them include message tagging, searching, and message filtering. Applying rules on your incoming emails in Mozilla Thunderbird is quite easy. Over the past few years, it had gained quite an attention of a large number of professionals and home users alike, and continues to do so till this day.Read More

Iconix Finds Trusted Emails By Adding Visual Identity To Your Email Inbox

Iconix is a free add-on for both Internet Explorer/Firefox browsers and Outlook Express/2003/2007 desktop clients. It solves a very unique problem. Suppose you get an email from PayPal asking for some information, how would you know if it is legit?Once Iconix is installed, it will scan all your emails when you visit your account and add Truemark icons before the sender’s name that it finds to be legit. It scans by sending some details of every email to the Iconix server and then determines whether the email is original or fake. It scans all emails in real-time and the process is relatively fast. The scanning takes place in the background and does not disturb your activity.Read More

Import All Images And Videos From Your Email Account

Email is a great way to share photos and stories, but all email providers lack a build-in photo browser. To find photos you will have to manually search the specific email and then browse the photo attachments. Are you looking for a simple place where you can view photos from all email attachments and share them easily?

2Pad is a free online service that lets you import all photos and videos from any email account and store them in one location. The email services it directly supports are, Hotmail, Yahoo! , GMail, AOL Mail, and Mobile Me. It can work with any mail server with IMAP support.

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Verify Outlook File Attachment Before Sending An Email

Have you ever forgotten to attach a file while sending an important email? It happens sometimes when a person is in hurry. Sending an email but forgetting to attach a file can be pretty embarrassing sometimes, particularly when it is send to some important person.

Missing Attachment Powertoy(Download directly from here) is a free plug-in for Microsoft Outlook 2007 that reminds you to attach a file before an email is send. It scans for all words and phrases in your email that would indicate an attachment, if it detects any such word or phrase and does not find any attachment, it will bring up a dialog box for confirmation and also give you an option to revise the message before sending it forward.

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How To Download Email Attachments From Microsoft Outlook

OutlookAttachView is a free portable tool for Windows that scans all attachments in your Outlook profile and displays them in a simple list view. This can be best used for searching a specific attachment or for deleting a huge attachment that is taking lot of space. Apart from the Search feature, you can also Download the attachments easily, just select the attachments you want to download and click Save.

Since it is portable tool, it needs no installation and has the ability to search multiple Outlook profiles at once. According to NirSoft,

If you have only one profile in your Outlook, and this profile doesn't require any password, you can run OutlookAttachView even without starting Outlook, and it'll automatically scan the mailbox of your current Outlook profile. Otherwise, it's recommended to open Outlook in the right profile before starting OutlookAttachView.

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How To Create A Website Or Email Shortcut In Windows Desktop

If you visit a website frequently, you can create a desktop shortcut for the website so that it can be accessed easily without having to open the browser and type the address over and over again. If you are a doing a business and send frequent emails to your clients, you can create a desktop shortcut for sending an email quickly.

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Send Free Encrypted And Secure Text Messages Via Email

A few days back we covered how to send secure and encrypted email messages using lockbin. This service encrypts messages by applying hash functions such as MD5 or HS1, but what if you want to choose and apply different kinds of hash functions and encrypt the text yourself? There is a simple way of encrypting and decrypting text messages by using a free online tool known as Encrypt/Decrypt tool which is provided by WebMax that makes your text message even more secure by letting yourself choose the hash function and send the message to the sender.

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Open .DAT File Extension In Windows Quickly

Do you have a .DAT file in your computer and don’t know  how to open it? Firstly .DAT file could be anything like a picture, video, data, email attachment, etc. To open .DAT file you will have to find out what kind of file it is, you can than convert the extension to open it easily. If you don’t know what kind of file it is, you can determine it too. More details after the jump.

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