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NCA Cyber Crime alert: Cryptolocker ransom scam is targeting 'tens of millions' of Brits

NCA Cyber Crime alert: Cryptolocker ransom scam is targeting 'tens of millions' of Brits

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Authorities from the UK National Crime Agency have issued an unusual alert on Friday about a rampant cyberscam that locks users out of their computers and demands a pricey ransom in return. Tens of millions of Brits have been targeted. In a warning titled... >>

Gmail attachments now save to Google Drive - gone are the days of downloading

Gmail attachments now save to Google Drive - gone are the days of downloading

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You can now save Gmail attachments directly to Google Drive, effectively eliminating the need to download. Google understands that downloading email attachments is sometimes a pain. They take up space on a hard drive, get lost in download folders, etc.... >>

Apple Mail in OS X Mavericks features troublesome Gmail changes

Apple Mail in OS X Mavericks features troublesome Gmail changes

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Gmail addicts who've installed the OS X 10.9 Mavericks update on their Macs will notice Apple Mail is suddenly acting even more finicky when it comes to loading Gmail accounts. Before OS X Mavericks, Gmail users had to go through a lengthy and overly... >>

Google introduces full-screen option for new compose window in Gmail

Google introduces full-screen option for new compose window in Gmail

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Google on Friday introduced a full-screen option for the new compose window in Gmail, giving email users more space to draft a message than what the previous stuck-to-the-bottom-right-corner option provided. After enabling the full-screen option, the... >>

Microsoft to abandon linked email accounts in favour of aliases

Microsoft to abandon linked email accounts in favour of aliases

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Microsoft announced on Monday that it plans to kill its linked accounts feature for Hotmail and Outlook.com. The company first introduced linked accounts in 2006, enabling users to toggle between their Microsoft accounts without having to re-enter passwords,... >>

Yahoo will reset and free up all inactive IDs, starting mid-July

Yahoo will reset and free up all inactive IDs, starting mid-July

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Yahoo wants to clean house by freeing up ID accounts that have been inactive for at least a year. The company announced the news on Wednesday and said that deleting the inactive IDs would allow active Yahoo users to grab "short, sweet, and memorable"... >>

Gmail for iOS gets Chrome, YouTube and Google Maps link support

Gmail for iOS gets Chrome, YouTube and Google Maps link support

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Google's commitment to its iPhone and iPad apps isn't stopping, as it has released an update for Gmail for iOS, now available on the App Store. Most notably, the update released by Google circumvents Apple's default apps, opting for its own apps already... >>

Google makes new Gmail compose window default for all users

Google makes new Gmail compose window default for all users

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Google will make its new email compose experience - optional since October - the default for all Gmail users. The company says the change comes after receiving positive feedback from email frequenters. The new compose experience launches into a small... >>

Hotmail is dead, long live Outlook.com: Now with 60 million active users

Hotmail is dead, long live Outlook.com: Now with 60 million active users

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Microsoft has announced that it's finally pulling the plug on Hotmail, the service it bought in 1997 for about $400m from founders Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. To be fair, this sounds more dramatic than the reality, which is that the user interface is... >>

Outlook.com vs Gmail

Outlook.com vs Gmail

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The just-launched Outlook.com offers plenty in the way of web-based email action. It goes head to head with the current favourite, Gmail, which with things like Google Docs, Apps and Drive integration, is fast becoming a one-stop shop for managing your... >>