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Yahoo makes Mail beautiful to woo Gmail users

Less than a year after redesigning Mail's site and apps, Yahoo is pushing a fresh new look to kill the competition.

How to change your email signature on your smartphone

Nobody likes unwanted marketing. Here's how to get that annoying "sent from my phone" message out of your email signature.

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Get link previews right inside Gmail with iFramely for Chrome

The extension embeds content from the likes of Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube so you can view it without having to depart Gmail.

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Microsoft is quietly recycling Outlook email accounts

Like Yahoo, Microsoft is recycling email accounts, and doing so without mentioning the practice in service agreements for Hotmail, Live, and Outlook.com.

Ads may hit Gmail's Android app soon, teardown reveals

A thorough examination of a leaked version of the next Gmail Android app suggests ads are finally hitting your mobile inbox.

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How to ease the transition to a new email account

You can make the process fairly painless by following these simple tips.

Bug alert: Inserting images in Gmail messages could get you banned

Beware Gmail users: Inserting images into the body of an email message can get you temporarily banned from your account.

Google fixes lengthy, widespread Gmail glitch

A Gmail glitch that took about 10 hours to fix and hit close to 50 percent of the webmail service's users has been fixed, ending one of the longest, most widespread Gmail disruptions in years.

Here's how to use Outlook.com's long-overdue IMAP support

More than a year after Microsoft unveiled its modern mail service, it finally supports the widely used IMAP protocol.

Free vs. paid: when should your small business shell out for a hosted service?

From cloud storage to conference calls, many small business services can be had for free, but sometimes a paid plan makes more sense.