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ACLU: Electronic surveillance by US agencies skyrocketing

U.S. law enforcement surveillance of email and other Internet communication has skyrocketed in the last two years, according to data obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Turn email into reminders

Need a simple way to remind yourself about important emailed events? There's an application for that.

Apple confirms iCloud mail outage for some users

An update on Apple's iCloud system status page says that 1.1 percent of subscribers are unable to access their iCloud mail on Tuesday.

Eight great Gmail tips

When it comes to managing your email, Google’s free Gmail is easily one of the most efficient tools around. Here are eight tips for using some of its best features.

Filtering faked email messages

You'd like to filter a particular kind of email crud but either identifying information is missing or faked. How do you go about it? Chris Breen reveals all.

Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 vs. Kindles galore

This week, Apple announced an announcement, Amazon unveiled a Kindle armada, and we covered a virtual metric ton of Mac and iOS apps. Assuming metric tons even can be virtual, which is an open question.

Enhance and extend Mail at a discount

We're big fans of third-party software that enhances OS X Mail's features and functions, and for the next week, a number of developers of Gem-worthy Mail add-ons have teamed up to offer some great deals.

Postbox offers a serious alternative to Apple's Mail app

Postbox 3 is a superb, and inexpensive, upgrade for those who want more out of their email client than Apple's Mail provides.

How to configure Google's two-step authentication

Enabling Google's two-step authentication comes with a few complexities. But it also might save your data from nefarious folks out to steal or delete it for fun.

Google upgrades Gmail video chat with Hangouts

Google will begin replacing Gmail's existing video chat system with a new, better one based on the Hangouts feature from its Google+ social networking.