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Thunderbird Tip: Change IMAP Folder Subscriptions

If you use IMAP with Thunderbird--and you should--you might have trouble finding the folder-subscription setting. Not anymore.

LinkedIn Tip: How to Enable HTTPS Browsing

Facebook enabled the amped-up security feature last year, and now LinkedIn is following suit with news that it will support secure browsing.

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How to Block Websites

Blocking all users of a Windows PC from opening certain websites--no matter what browser they use or what time of day they are online--is easy if you follow this guide to tweaking your browser and router.

How to Change Your Browser's Default Search Engine

Tired of seeing your browser default to Google or Bing? It takes less than 60 seconds to change your default search engine with this simple guide.

How to Unblock Blocked Websites

Governments, schools, and businesses sometimes block websites in an attempt to reduce distractions, conserve bandwidth, or censor content. If you're willing to risk circumventing such limitations, here's how to do it.

Use Facebook Timeline to Promote Your Business

Unearth hidden tricks for using Facebook's new profile layout to build brand recognition and market your company.

How to Avoid Cloud Customer Support Worst Practices

Customer support is running by old rules, and customer satisfaction is at risk. Here are two worst-practices issues to avoid in your cloud customer service organization.

When 'Viagra' Comments on Your Blog, and Other Spam Red Flags

Is a spammer just trying to use your site to boost their own web presence? Here's how to recognize a comment on your blog or website as spam, and how to stem the flow.

Understanding Web Host Plans: 7 Terms to Know

If you've just begun researching Web hosting, you have lot of new terms to learn. Here's a look at seven types of hosting services, and what you need to know about each.

How to Start a Free Conference Call

Here's how to set up a conference call with free services FreeConferenceCall, Rondee, and Free Conference Calling.

Must-See Digital Photography Websites

These websites should be considered essential browsing for any fan of digital photography.

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How Do I Make Web Mail My Default Email, Part 2

I offer another approach to integrating Web-based email with Windows.

How to Use Gmail Filters

With the help of Gmail filters, you can automatically sort your incoming email.