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What to do when your email address sends spam

Spam is going out in your name to everyone you know. A few precautions can keep this from happening again.

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How to blast through your daily email with InboxVudu

InboxVudu from Parakweet parses the messages in your inbox to surface the important ones. Here's what happened after I tried it.


How to stop autoplaying HTML5 videos

Just when you thought you were safe from autoplay videos, you now have to block them in HTML5 as well as Flash. Here's how--but sorry, there's no solution for Explorer.

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Read old emails from Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Thunderbird

Every so often, we move from one mail client to another. But that can leave us with a lot of old emails we can't access.

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When 'error 404 file not found' strikes: How to remove broken browser bookmarks

You've been using the same browser for years. You have no idea which bookmarks work anymore. A utility can help clean out the dead wood.

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Use Gmail's hidden colored stars to better organize important emails

Gmail's famous yellow star isn't the only color out there. If you use the Starred section of your Gmail inbox to keep tabs on important email, did you know you can color code them too?

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Windows Live Mail stores your messages, but where? Here's how to find them

Dig into Live Mail's settings to manage email storage and other handy features.


3 power tools to supercharge your browser bookmarks

If you need more power than the standard bookmark management your browser offers, check out these three tools.

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Skype fails: 5 of the worst problems and how to fix them

Admit it: You've cursed at Skype. We all have. These tips will save your breath--and maybe save your meeting.

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How to start chatting with webRTC, the no-hassle, in-browser voice and video tech

Want to try a new way of video chat without the pain of downloading an app or signing up for an account? Try webRTC.

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How to stop SMS spam on your Android or iOS phone

SMS spam is proliferating fast, but your phone's settings or a handy app can help stem the tide.