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Make Fake Email Accounts for Website Signups Using the ‘Burner Emails’ Extension

Chrome and Firefox: There are plenty of reasons you might not want to give out your real email address when signing up for a site or service. Maybe you’re really big on privacy; or, more likely, you just hate spam, and figure the fewer places that know your real email address, the better.Read more… Continue […]

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Summarize Long Emails at the Top to Communicate More Effectively

Here’s a productivity tip managers and workers would do well to incorporate into their every day email routine, courtesy of comedian and author Franchesca Ramsey from her days working at Upworthy: summarize lengthy emails up top so your recipients know what they’re in for.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why Does Gmail Keep Suggesting the Wrong Contact?

One of my long-time friends in the real world always gives me grief for “posting weird geek shit I don’t understand” on Twitter. And yet it is he who now turns to Lifehacker—specifically, the Tech 911 column—with a query about an annoying experience he’s having within Gmail.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Try Mailspring If You’re Tired of Terrible Desktop Email Apps

Unless you’re the world’s biggest fan of Microsoft Outlook, odds are good that you don’t use a desktop email client at home. You probably use a web-based email service, and your daily routine probably involves firing up your browser to delete, move, and otherwise ignore your messages. Third-party apps like Mail (for…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Secure Your Email Now That PGP Is Compromised

If you’ve been using PGP—short for Pretty Good Privacy—to send and receive encrypted emails, it might be time to switch to a different service to maintain the privacy of your communications. A brand-new vulnerability, hilariously called EFAIL, can reveal the contents of your emails (even older emails, in certain…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Share Facebook Posts With Non-Facebook Friends

Pervasive as Facebook is, not everyone uses the social service. Maybe they hate social networking, orthey’re frustrated with Facebook’s continual privacy “oopsies,” or they’re not technologically savvy. In this week’s installment of Tech 911, a readers asks how they can share content outside of Facebook’s (somewhat)…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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