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Microsoft goes gunning for Gmail with Outlook.com web-based email service

Microsoft goes gunning for Gmail with Outlook.com web-based email service

Microsoft has announced Outlook.com, a free, web-based email service that clearly has its sites set on Google's hugely popular Gmail service. Of course, Microsoft already has Hotmail, who's very name meant HTML mail (HoTMail), and live.com, but they've never been shy about multiple, seemingly...
Gmail for iPhone now allows users to save picture attachments

Gmail for iPhone now allows users to save picture attachments

The Gmail for iPhone app received an update today that includes the long awaited ability to save picture attachments to your Camera Roll. It has also received performance enhancements that improve the animation and scrolling experience. Personally, I don't use the Gmail app, so when I read that...
iOS 6 and OSX to add VIP e-mail inbox

iOS 6 and OSX to add VIP e-mail inbox

Yet another little gem from WWDC is a new VIP inbox for your iOS and OSX e-mail apps, allowing you to separate the wheat from the chaff, and see only messages from designated contacts. In iOS, you'll receive SMS-style notifications when a VIP e-mails you, and those VIP designations will sync up...
How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

Complete guide to Siri commands for Phone, Messages, Email, Contacts, and more Siri isn't just another voice control system, it remembers context and it can understand relationships. That means, for example, you can tell Siri to call your wife's iPhone, and Siri will know who that is and which...
Sparrow for iPhone updated: push coming soon as yearly subscription

Sparrow for iPhone updated: push coming soon as yearly subscription

Sparrow for iPhone is an email client that offers many more features than Apple's built in Mail app such as the ability to add attachments when composing a message, a multi-pane navigation layout, and custom signatures. The main new features in today's update is landscape composing, the ability...
How to set up and use iCloud mail, contacts, and calendars

How to set up and use iCloud mail, contacts, calendars, and more

Everything you need to know to get your mail, contacts, calendars, bookmarks, notes, and reminders syncing with iCloud iCloud includes push email, calendaring, and contact services. That means whenever you get an email, it's immediately made available on all your devices. Whenever you make or...
Sparrow for iPhone 1.1 brings built-in browser, Send & Archive, but still no push

Sparrow for iPhone 1.1 brings built-in browser, Send & Archive, but still no push

Sparrow for iPhone, the replacement mail app that shames Google's half-assed Gmail for iOS app and gives Apple's built-in Mail app a run for its money has been updated to version 1.1 and it brings a lot of great stuff... though sadly still no push. Now, when you tap on a hyperlink in Sparrow for...
How to troubleshoot email problems on the new iPad

How to troubleshoot email problems on the new iPad

More often than not, email just simply “works” on your iPad. You input your account information when you setup the iPad and email is received flawlessly.  Occasionally, however, problems do arise and need to be fixed. Sometimes, it is an issue with the email server, sometimes it is a...
How to set up and send email on your new iPad

How to set up and send email on your new iPad

Once you've got your new iPad and it's all set up, you'll want to add your email accounts to it. Reading and responding to email from an iPad is a great experience on its own. Whether you've got iCloud, Gmail, Exchange, Hotmail, Yahoo! or another type of mail, or no mail account at all yet, it'll...
Get email on your iPhone the way it was meant to be with Sparrow

Get email on your iPhone the way it was meant to be with Sparrow

Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Sparrow for iPhone, myself included, so I'm excited to report that it's here! Sparrow is a popular mail client for the Mac that focuses on providing the perfect email experience. That experience is now available on your iPhone. Sparrow is...
Motorola lawsuit forces Apple to disable iCloud and MobileMe push email in Germany

Motorola lawsuit forces Apple to disable iCloud and MobileMe push email in Germany

Unfortunate and possibly infuriating news for German iCloud and MobileMe users today, as Apple has apparently been forced to turn off push email as a result of a lawsuit by Motorola Mobility. Apple told Engadget: This ruling only impacts customers in Germany who use a Push setting to get...
SuperSwitcher adds more functionality to the iPhone's Fast App Switcher [jailbreak]

SuperSwitcher adds more functionality to the iPhone's Fast App Switcher [jailbreak]

SuperSwitcher is a new jailbreak mod in Cydia that offers extended functionality and settings access to the Fast App Switcher on your iPhone. Don't you just hate searching for your favorite app icon in between so many Springboard pages? Wish you could just "bookmark" your favorite apps in the...
Mail More Photos smashes puny iPhone photo email limit [jailbreak]

Mail More Photos smashes puny iPhone photo email limit [jailbreak]

Mail More Photos is a new jailbreak mod in Cydia that aims to get rid of the five photo per email limitation on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Mail More Photos allows you to attach as many photos as you want to email. The default limit of 5 photos is removed from the Albums and Places views...
Daily Tip: How to set up safe iPad or iPod touch email for your child

Daily Tip: How to set up safe iPad or iPod touch email for your child

Thinking about getting your child an iPad or iPod touch and wondering how to safely give them limited email access on iOS? Email is a handy way to share things like pictures they've taken with the Camera app. I've chosen to use Hotmail (Windows Live) for my kids because of the level of parental...
Daily Tip: How to change the amount of lines shown in an email preview

Daily Tip: How to change the amount of lines shown in an email preview

Curious how to change the amount of lines shown on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch email preview? If you get a lot of email, it is really handy to see a preview  of the first few lines to know if it is important enough to read and deal with. If you're concerned about privacy, you may prefer to...
PSA: Sharing iPhone 4S contacts also shares Siri relationships

PSA: Sharing iPhone 4S contacts also shares Siri relationships

Just a heads up -- if you send a contact via your iPhone 4S' built in sharing feature, you also share everything in that contact, including relationships set up by [http://www.imore.com/siri). For many this may not be a big deal, but if you value your privacy or you don't particularly want or...
Daily Tip: How to set up a free iCloud account with iOS 5

Daily Tip: How to set up a free iCloud account with iOS 5

New to iPhone, iPad touch, or iPad and curious how to set up one of Apple's new, free iCloud accounts? Not only is iCloud great for email, calendar, and contacts, it also lets you backup your important settings and information. Luckily, creating a new iCloud account is a very simple process....
Daily Tip: How to mark multiple emails as read in iOS 5

Daily Tip: How to mark multiple emails as read in iOS 5

Have a ton of unreal messages and wondering how to just declare email bankruptcy and mark them all as read? iOS 5 still doesn't give you that magical "mark all" button but it does let you mark multiple messages as read in the Mail app, which can help save a lot of time when you're crunching...
How to save a video with iOS 5 on iPhone or iPad

How to save a video with iOS 5 on iPhone or iPad

Wondering how to save video attachments you get in Email to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad camera roll? In previous versions of iOS, while you could easily tap-and-hold to save pictures in Mail, Safari, Messages and other built-in-apps, trying to do the same with movies -- movies mailed or...
iOS 5 Features: Mark email as flagged or unread

iOS 5 Features: Mark email as flagged or unread

iOS 5 adds lots of big new features, but also many more small tweaks like the ability to mark email messages as flagged or unread. When reading an email, the word Mark appears in small blue text to the right of the date and time. Tap on it and options come up to flag a message or mark it as...

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