Did you know that you can use Gmail as a spam filter? Among Gmail’s many wonderful features, one of the most useful is the incredible spam filtering. I’ve not come across any spam filtering solution that’s as efficient as Gmail’s and there are a number of ways you can take advantage of this free service without having to change your current email address!
With the travel season upon us, here’s how to find out whether an airport offers free wireless Internet access (“wifi”), so that you can use your laptop to find a place to sleep if you’re stuck at the airport. But first, let us remind you to be very careful when booking your travel arrangements online, and be wary of search engine advertisements for cheap airline ticket sites which are actually phishing sites.
For some reason we have had a lot of searches this week asking how to get rid of Internet cookies. It’s really quite easy, but to make it even easier, we are going to cover it for you here.
Are you one of those people who find IVR (integrated voice response) systems and automated telephone attendants impersonal, annoying, and hey, just plain rude? Do you sometimes think that you’ll go postal if you have to navigate one more voice menu? How many times have you entered your account number three or four times only to find yourself frustratingly disconnected because the IVR system “didn’t understand your request”? Well, if any of the above describes you (or hey, even if it doesn’t) you’re going to be thrilled at what we have found for you!
We’ve talked some about cookies (the kind which are saved on your computer, not the kind which you eat, although look at the bottom of…
“Dear Internet Patrol, How do I read the fine print in the spam’s header information to determine from where the spam really originated? I forwarded one to firstname.lastname@example.org, and they sent me an e-mail saying it wasn’t a correct address. Thank you, Kim” Dear Kim: Here’s how.