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Gmail: How do you organize email messages into folders?

We all have too much email these days and it’s hard to stay organized.  Most email programs give you a way to create folders and store groups of email in those folders.  Gmail doesn’t have folders, but it has ‘Labels’ … Continue reading

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Import AOL Contacts to Gmail

A little while ago I wrote an article called Using Gmail for All your Mail. In it I wrote, “You can import all email and contacts from your other email.” It sounds so simple and straightforward you may have missed … Continue reading

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Computers can only connect *everyone* if *everyone* has a computer. It has been widely accepted that this will happen when the cost of a personal computer drops below $100. We’re not there yet, but the current crop of ‘Netbooks’ are … Continue reading

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Using Gmail for All your Mail

Jim just bought a Droid smartphone and he’ll be able to read and write his email on that little device now. So, what does he do when he’s sitting at his computer and sees the same email sitting in his … Continue reading

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Computing in the Clouds is Good for RVers

Have you heard of ‘Cloud Computing’?’  It means using applications on the web rather than on your computer.  Blogging is one example, it’s all web-based, any computer will do.  As long as you can connect to the Internet (the ‘cloud’) … Continue reading

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Keep your online favorites … Online!

People tell me their computer problems … just call me Dear Abby of the computer world!  This week, I’ve had several people tell me that they’ve lost their favorites because they have a new computer, or have switched browsers.  There … Continue reading

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Free Computer Software For Travelers

An article that Chris wrote for the Family Motor Coach magazine – reproduced here (with permission), complete with links to all the free software mentioned. Continue reading

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Why can’t I send my Email?

If you use client-based email like Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Eudora, or Entourage, you may experience trouble sending email from Wi-Fi hotspots. If you missed my introduction to client-based email vs. web-based email, please read Email Choices on the … Continue reading

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Why we like Gmail for Travelers

Gmail is Google’s free email service. You can get your own email address, for example: You can use the gmail website to create, send, receive and manage your email from any Internet connected computer. Or, you can use your … Continue reading

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Email Choices on the Road

Last week I told you that you could check your home-based email by visiting the provider’s website. We call that webmail. When you use programs like Outlook, Outlook Express, Entourage, Eudora, or Vista’s Windows Mail, we call that client-based email. … Continue reading

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