Tag: email

Using your phone whilst driving? Points and fines to double

Despite it being law for a number of years, people are still continuing to use their phone whilst driving. The RAC has released some rather worrying statistics from a recently commissioned survey. There’s been an increase in drivers owning up to using a handheld mobile phone – from …

Newton Mail App – Review

Remember all those years ago when you’ve got your first email account and you couldn’t wait to set it up with a stupid account name? Now, many years later, it’s quite embarrassing having to pass those details to any prospective employers, hospitals or friends.  So what do you …

Trouble with your 4G? You don’t know you’re born son

Getting your tweets and Facebook updates can be a little infuriating if your signal isn’t up to scratch, but think back 32 years and you’ll suddenly realise how lucky you are. For a moment, let’s pretend you’re back there. Back in 1984. Mobile phones were a pipe dream. …

Spark – Lightning Fast Email on your iPhone

  I’ve always been a big fan of Readdle’s apps, and they’ve been a supporter of iOS since the beginning days. Spark is their latest project, and one that aims to once and for all make email enjoyable. Maintaining your email is a hassle. There’s no doubt about …

Mail Pilot 2 for iOS Review

Mail Pilot started out in 2012 as a web app. Then it became available natively on iOS in 2013, and on Mac early last year. Its founders call it “the email client reimagined from the ground up.” What sets Mail Pilot apart is the focus on tasks. Emails …

Centralize your business contact list easily

A company phone used to be a BlackBerry. In a lot of places it still is, but now there’s more and more people bringing their own devices into the workplace and using them instead. It’s called “BYOD” and those people “in the know” tell me that it’s massive …

GMail for Android updated with vacation responders and more

If you’re a GMail user then, if you’re honest, you’re probably never offline. However, if you do ever disconnect yourself, you’ll know that setting a vacation message is a bit of a pain. Currently in GMail you’ll need to log onto the normal web interface to set it …

Do you text in sick? You’re not the only one

We’ve had an email from a company called Intercity Telecom. They’re trying to get us to mention their Orbit system, which lets you access your desk phone, mobile, instant messaging and email all in one place. A lot of companies do this, but they add a survey in …

Gmail update brings multiple inboxes

  In what is a fairly major update, Google have added multiple Inboxes to Gmail on the web and to its Gmail and iOS apps. The inboxes take the form of tabs, with categories for Primary, Social, Promotions, Updates and Forums. The idea is that bulk mail from …

Blackberry services down? – Resolved

Reports around this morning that the BT network has failed nationwide and by extension, so have the Blackberry services. This effects messages, email and internet. It’s not clear what has happened but we have a few Blackberry devices that are showing signs of this. Is your blackberry misbehaving? …

Google buys Sparrow

iPhone and Mac users may already be familiar with Sparrow and their apps for those platforms. Originally Mac only, Sparrow came to the iPhone  back in March and has quickly gathered a following as the go to email/Gmail app for iOS. The buzz seems to have caught Google’s …

Android spam issue called into question

Just a short while ago we reported on claims that some Android devices were spamming via a botnet of rogue handsets. The news came via a Microsoft blog post, which showed how spam emails had “Sent from Yahoo! Mail on Android” in the text and “androidMobile” in the …

Android phones sending out spam

If you’re using an Android phone it could, according to researchers, be used as part of a botnet. The research, which was performed by Microsoft, shows that Android devices can send mail out through Yahoo! mail servers, spamming people with adverts. The Microsoft blog states that.. All of …

Xobni for Gmail, iPhone and Android soon in beta

The people behind Xobni, the superb plug-in for Outlook, are looking for beta testers for Gmail ,iPhone and Android. For those that don’t know what Xobni is (Inbox backwards….), this is a free plug-in for your Outlook email on the PC and Blackberry. It is basically a powerful search …