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April 11, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Disconnecting from work email

When I first got my iPhone in 2010, I very quickly set up my three most-used email accounts on it – my personal account at this domain, my Gmail account, and my work email account. Soon, every time I got … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Google+ meets Gmail to let strangers email you

Last week Google announced that it was allowing Google+ users to send emails to other users, without knowing their email address. In practice, this means that Google+ connections show up when selecting a recipient for an email in Gmail, whether … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
by Neil Turner
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That’s not me…

The screenshot on the right are apparently my details, at least according to a company called ‘Digite’ who sent me an email a few days ago. This was what I was shown when I requested to ‘unsubscribe’ – even though … Continue reading

December 16, 2012
by Neil Turner
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How to use Google Sync without using Exchange

In a blog post on its official blog called ‘Winter cleaning‘, Google announced that it was shutting down some of its services. They are all features which have either been replaced with something (supposedly) better, or are only used by … Continue reading