More Useful Gmail Productivity Tips

More Useful Gmail Productivity Tips

Email is something most people use daily. Many web workers use Gmail because it is very powerful and very easy to use. The problem is, many people don’t know what Gmail is even capable of. We have written a bunch of different articles on Gmail. Even though there are is a lot written about different […]

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11 Awesome Web Apps to Boost Your Gmail Usage Experience

11 Awesome Web Apps to Boost Your Gmail Usage Experience

Gmail comes with the labs features where you can activate new (and useful) features to enhance your email experience. Other than the labs features, there are also several other third party Gmail web apps that you can use to improve your productivity. These web apps can help you to organize your inbox behind the scene […]

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How To Send Emails Using Another Gmail Account

How To Send Emails Using Another Gmail Account

Many people have more than one email address. A lot of the time, these are not from the same email provider. Personally, I have about 10. As you can imagine, checking that many email addresses all the time is a huge time suck. One way I have been handling multiple email addresses is to use […]

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Check Your Gmail on Mac Without Opening The Browser

Check Your Gmail on Mac Without Opening The Browser

Email has become such an essential part of the way that we work in the digital age. It seems like the bulk of the communication that we deal with during any given work day come at us through our email accounts. Of course, you may not always want to open your web browser just to […]

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Integrated Gmail: Use All Google Applications From Within Gmail

Integrated Gmail: Use All Google Applications From Within Gmail

Google provides internet users with a number of valuable services. These services include Gmail, Reader, Calendar, Maps, Analytics, and many others. Often we find ourselves using many of these web apps simultaneously. The result is a huge clutter of browser tabs between which we are constantly jumping. Here to tidy up that situation and provide […]

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CloudSN Notifies You When New Mail Arrives [Linux]

CloudSN Notifies You When New Mail Arrives [Linux]

How often do you check your email? Half a day? Every hour? Every minute? What about your Facebook, Twitter and all other social networks that you are involved in? Won’t it be better if you can get a desktop notification whenever a new mail, or new update arrive, instead of having to visit the site […]

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Minimalist Gmail Strips Your Gmail To Bare Minimum And More

Minimalist Gmail Strips Your Gmail To Bare Minimum And More

Love the functionality of Gmail, but hate the clutter? Wished you can customize the look and feel of your Gmail interface without having to dabble with the code? If yes, you got to try out Minimalist Gmail extension. Minimalist Gmail is a Google Chrome extension that gives you the power to strip your Gmail to […]

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How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

This is a guest post from Anders Vinther (Easy-Email.net) These days, most people use a variety of electronic devices every day – computers, smartphones, iPads – you name it. I think the only person left who only uses one computer is my mum. We all know how difficult it is to keep your information up […]

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Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Many of us let our email inbox go. We sign up for newsletters and keep the boxes checked allowing companies and their affiliates to send us anything they’d like. This makes a mountain of email that we dread sifting through. What if you could have help? There is an application out there that will go […]

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The Easiest Way to Set Gmail As The Default Email Handler in Windows

The Easiest Way to Set Gmail As The Default Email Handler in Windows

In almost all version of the Windows OS, the default email application is always Outlook. For those who are using Gmail and want to use it as the default email client, what you can do is to configure Outlook to use Gmail as the default account so that whenever you click on a mailto link, […]

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Sparrow Access Your Gmail Account On Desktop [Mac]

Sparrow Access Your Gmail Account On Desktop [Mac]

Sparrow for Gmail bills itself as “The New Mail for Mac” and it is obvious why. OS X’s Mail app is a very basic, barebones email application that gets the job done quickly and relatively painlessly. Sparrow is very similar in that regard. Where it ends though, is email integration outside of Gmail, as Gmail is […]

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6 Features to Make You Reconsider Using Hotmail

6 Features to Make You Reconsider Using Hotmail

Since people started moving all of their information to the clouds by the Terabyte, many of the web based applications have really stepped up their game. It seems to me like I am always hearing about what Google is doing. While there is no denying I am a big user of Google’s offering, including Gmail, […]

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Rapportive Lets You Know Everything About Your Gmail Contacts

Rapportive Lets You Know Everything About Your Gmail Contacts

When you sign up for a social network, I am sure that it will ask you to provide your email address and password so as to find out who in your contact list is also available in the network. I’m not sure about you, but I am always a little nervous when I let an […]

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Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

For those who are looking for a free/cheap ways to make international call, Google has recently released the Gmail Call Phone feature that you can use to make phone call to any numbers in the World in your Gmail. I believe that most of you will have already played with it, and some of you […]

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Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

I have been an avid Gmail user since the first day it launched. I like the way that it integrates my calendar, tasks, contacts all in one place and allows me to manage multiple email accounts simultaneously. I almost have no complaints about it, only until recently when I need to schedule a email to […]

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How to Backup Your Gmail in Mac

How to Backup Your Gmail in Mac

We love Gmail, and we keep our faith in Google that they will do their best to keep their servers up and running at all time. But still, that doesn’t mean we should place our absolute trust in their reliability. What if one day, their servers went bonkers and all your emails are lost overnight? […]

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6 Ways to Reclaim Your Privacy When Using Google Products

6 Ways to Reclaim Your Privacy When Using Google Products

Google knows a lot about you. To date, they’ve been pretty good about handling that information responsibly, but many people are still concerned over the quality and quantity of information held by the search giant. Additionally, other websites have learned to expect that we all use Google and have created tools to harvest as much […]

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7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Account From Getting Hacked

7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Account From Getting Hacked

Email is the most invaluable asset of anyone’s identity on the web. You use email everyday and have all the important information stored in your inbox. All your social networking accounts, website registrations, Paypal accounts etc are connected and controlled by your email and thus it makes sense to completely secure your Gmail account and […]

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How to Add More Control To Your Gmail Inbox With Syphir

How to Add More Control To Your Gmail Inbox With Syphir

I bet a lot of Gmail users out there would like a little more control over their inbox. I know I have felt a little limited at times. The nice thing about most Google products, is they allow other applications to add to the core Google application. The other day I was scanning my Twitter […]

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How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

Spicebird is one of my most favorite Email client as it can fulfill all my other important needs like blog, RSS, Calender etc. Here is a tutorial that will explain how to configure your Gmail and Google Apps mail account on Spicebird. Download and install Spicebird. After you start it for the first time, you […]

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Is Google Buzz a Facebook Killer?

Is Google Buzz a Facebook Killer?

While the dust is still settling from Chrome OS, Wave, Android, and the Nexus One, Google drops another big announcement with Google Buzz, a new social networking platform. Some of you may be thinking “they’ve already tried that“. That’s true, but there are a few things that make Buzz particularly interesting. Namely, it’s integrated with […]

By Joshua Price -
Google Wave – Round 2

Google Wave – Round 2

We here at MakeTechEasier got a lot of positive feedback on our coverage of Google Wave, along with quite a few requests for additional information. So here, by reader request, is the second installment of Wave. Today we’ll be covering some of the more advanced and detailed features that didn’t fit into the original post. […]

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How to Set Up Push Notification For Gmail in iPhone

How to Set Up Push Notification For Gmail in iPhone

Few days ago, Google announced that they have released the push notification support for Gmail for mobile devices such as iPhone and Windows Mobile. Today, let us show you how you can set up a push Gmail account on your iPhone. By following this tutorial, you can also configure it to sync your contact and […]

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Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

A while ago I was perusing the Google help files and found a cool little tidbit. It didn’t really hit me right away how useful it could be. Once I started to use it, I wondered how I got by not having it before. What I am babbling on about is Gmail’s ability to handle […]

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Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04

Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04

Ubuntu 9.04 is the latest major release of Ubuntu. Among it’s many improvements, it brings with it a very cool new notification system to notify the user of events happening on the system using a nice transparent popup window in one corner of the screen. The notification system has been designed to be non intrusive […]

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How to Microblog From Your Gmail/Jabber

How to Microblog From Your Gmail/Jabber

XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) is a IM system used by all kinds of chat clients, most notably Jabber and GMail. It’s open standard, allowing anyone to create a XMPP compatible chat programs. This gives it a flexibility not found in other chat systems like AIM and MSN Messenger. People have come up with […]

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How To Manage Multiple Email Accounts With Zoho Mail

How To Manage Multiple Email Accounts With Zoho Mail

With Email service providers growing at a rapid pace, it is very common for anyone to have several email accounts. While it is easy to start an account, managing all the  accounts can become a chaotic task and at worst, it can take hell a lot of time and effort. The question is: Is there […]

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How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

It is a misconception to think that all the emails in your Gmail account are safe and will be there forever. In the events that Gmail is down, or for some reasons, you were banned by Google, you won’t be able to access all your emails and all of them will be gone forever. To […]

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Control Your Gmail With Simple Mouse Gestures

Control Your Gmail With Simple Mouse Gestures

Some people prefers the keyboard shortcuts, while some prefer to do everything with the mouse. If you belong to the latter, you will find the new “mouse gestures” features in Gmail extremely useful. Mouse gestures is one of the 13 new features in the newly launched Gmail Lab. It allows you to use your mouse […]

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