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Notes for Gmail Adds Sticky Notes to Your Messages

Though still in early beta, this Chrome plug-in (coming soon for Firefox) has the makings of one of the handiest Gmail tools ever.

How to Protect Your Social Network Accounts from Hackers

A tech journalist learned a tough lesson recently. But using two-factor log-ons help guard your Google, Facebook, and Twitter accounts from being hijacked.

Teaming Gmail, Google Search Not Security Risk

While the new service is not likely to open doors to attacks, privacy concerns may worry some users enough that they'll opt out, expert says.

10 Tips for Gmail and Google Calendar

From remote calendar access to auto-declining appointments, here are 10 tips and tricks that will keep you focused, organized and productive.

Google Tests Feature that Shows Gmail Messages in Search Results

Google is experimenting with a feature that shows users' emails in personal search results.


Five Ways Beats Gmail -- and One Way it Doesn't

Microsoft's surprisingly good Hotmail replacement offers a lot of business-savvy features. But it stumbles on a major one.

How is Good for Gmail and Yahoo Mail

Now that Microsoft's revamped and flashy free e-mail service is drawing the spotlight, rivals Yahoo and Google have a clear reason to update their e-mail services.

Microsoft Outlook.Com: A Hands On First Look

Less than 24 hours after Microsoft rolled out, one million people are already using the service. Here's what you need to know if you join them.

Three Ways to Make Gmail Easier to Live With

If you're making the move from a traditional mail client to Google's Webmail service, these tricks and add-ons can help ease the transition.

Access Your Gmail Contacts Offline

Robert Conner keeps his friends' phone numbers and snailmail addresses in Gmail. He asked me how he can access this information offline.