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Mail has a decent spam filtering feature but if you've found it not nearly effective enough, you have a couple of options. Chris Breen explains what they are.
If you want to see the same email messages and folders, no matter what device you're using, you've got to have an IMAP email account. Here's how to make the switch safely.
Ted Landau discusses some of the most significant and common problems that have cropped up thus far in the OS X Messages beta application.
There's no need to suffer the tedium of entering one email address after another into an outgoing message. Use the power of Address Book groups to easily send message to multiple recipients.
A reader would like to know how to easily archive an uncluttered version of our stories. Chris Breen (and Automator) have an answer.
Chris Breen gets a lot of questions but those questions don't always merit a long answer. In this edition of Mac 911 he makes a dent in the mailbag by answer questions about missing iOS apps, how to restore Safari warnings, using a "PC" hard drive with a Mac, and redownloading the Lion installer.
Ted Landau was plagued with duplicate messages in his Outlook Inbox. With a little sleuthing he discovered that the culprit, as so often happens, was sitting in front of the keyboard.
You say YouTube videos play in Safari but not those from mlb.com? Check your plug-ins says Chris Breen
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Struggling for last-minute stocking stuffers? If anyone on your shopping list owns an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, it's easy to send them an app. We give you a crash course on how it works.
GoDaddy may be backing down from its support of SOPA, but if you're irked enough to take your business elsewhere, senior contributor Glenn Fleishman explains how to transfer your domain name between hosting providers.
iTunes Match doesn't work with audiobooks from the iTunes Store, but with a few tricks, you can get your other audiobooks uploaded in the cloud to enjoy. Kirk McElhearn explains how.
The new iMessage feature, introduced with iOS 5, is good out of the box. But with a few quick tips, you can make the iOS device messaging capability even better.
Reader John Ramette would like to move to Lion, but he believes his old email client stands in the way. Chris Breen sets him straight.
You can do more than simply reminisce about beloved holiday videos. Many and more of them are available online. Here are a few sources for these treasures.