There are many reasons for wanting to be able to delete an email without opening it; for example, you may suspect that it contains malware and don’t want to have spyware installed on your computer. But one of the most common reasons that someone would want to know how to delete email without opening it or “reading” it on a Mac is because you don’t want whomever sent it to you to know that you opened it or read it.
In the past few years the term “dark social” has come into play, but just what is dark social – what does it mean, and why does it matter (if it does matter)? Here’s the low-down on dark social.
Move over, Gmail, Google Apps, and Outlook, there’s an old kid in town: Amazon WorkMail. With Amazon WorkMail, Amazon moves firmly into the ISP webmail provider space. But only for businesses.
For Mac users who have been mourning the loss of the awesome eCamm program Dockstars for Mail, rejoice! The Dockstar app that adds up to 4 more “new mail in folder” icons to your Mail.app dock icon has been acquired and resurrected for both Mavericks and Yosemite (OS X 10.9 and 10.10, respectively) by Creative in Austria!
Today Google unveiled the new Google Inbox. While Google’s announcement says that it’s not Gmail, in fact Google Inbox seems to be a layer on top of Gmail, with a bunch of enhanced features such as Bundles, Assists, Reminders, and Highlights. And, oh yes, it’s by invite only, just like Gmail was all those years ago.
Google has just announced that it has rolled out a new feature in Gmail. Says Google, “Now when a sender includes an ‘Unsubscribe’ link in a Promotions, Social or Forums message, Gmail will surface it to the top, right next to the sender address.”
If you are suddenly hearing about former IRS chief Lois Lerner and her missing email, you may be wondering what the deal (or the big deal) is. Here’s the skinny, in plain English.
“The mail server “imap.gmail.com” is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings.” If you suddenly find yourself getting that “Cannot Get Mail” message from the email app on your iPhone, it can be very frustrating. You know that your iPhone mail app worked just moments ago – and you haven’t changed your settings – yet suddenly it seems your settings are being rejected. Here’s what to do.
Email Privacy Tester is exactly what it says – a way to test your email program for privacy and security leaks. And it’s free!
Hangers Cleaners of Kansas City, known among its legions of customers-turned-fans for its quirky advertising and corporate sense of humor, has really outdone itself this time. “Have your wedding dress cleaned & preserved so it’s ready for you to wear next time,” says the email marketing campaign. Inevitably, customers do a double-take at that last bit. The next time? Is Hangers Cleaners that cynical? That pragmatic? No, they are that business savvy, while not taking themselves too seriously.
Want a truly encrypted email program? If you are among those who worry about nosy agencies and others reading their email, you will appreciate Proton Mail, “End-to-end encrypted email, based in Switzerland.”
A British judge has ordered a father to stop using ALL CAPS when writing email to his children, because it is “the equivalent of shouting.”
Now that Yahoo and AOL are both stating through the DMARC p=reject that any email coming from a yahoo or aol address that isn’t sent from a yahoo or aol server should be rejected (bounced), problems are cropping up for Hotmail, Outlook, Live.com and MSN users, who are finding their own email addresses being removed from mailing lists for no apparent reason. But there is a reason.