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Windows 8 App Update Boosts Exchange Ties

Microsoft is updating the built-in Mail, Calendar and People Apps in Windows 8. The most notable changes? Updates that allow those apps to integrate better with Exchange accounts, and also make them somewhat more functional.


Use A Candle To Weatherproof Labels

When mailing a package, it’s important to make sure the shipping label is legible, even if it gets soaked in the rain. Luckily, all you need is a candle to cover it with a weatherproof barrier.


Does Physical Mail Matter At All?

Physical letters used to rule the world, back when a stamp was an object of value and power. Now, Australia Post spends more time sending out eBay parcels, and physical mail is often derided as “snail mail”. How important is a physical letter to you?


New Exploit Affecting Yahoo Mail Users, Don't Click Anything Suspicious

A link exploit has been found by Yahoo Mail users that can compromise your accounts. Here’s what to watch out for.


If A Store Sends Me Something By Mistake, Must I Return It?

What’s more thrilling than receiving your online shopping order? Realising that you’ve accidentally been sent something extra in the same package and haven’t been charged for it. But can you legally keep it? In Australia, the answer is “maybe” — but you have to go about it the right way. Here’s how.


Make A Mail Basket For Weekly Processing

If you don’t process your mail daily it tends to become clutter, either on a side table, your desk, or another area. That’s a mess and you’ll probably lose something important eventually. Consider using a small basket or box to contain your daily mail until you can process it weekly. This keeps your mail handy, you don’t have to worry about losing important mailed documents such as tax notifications or car registrations and it will help keep clutter to a minimum.


How To De-Spam Your Life

Our lives are filled with spam. It has many names and comes in many forms, from email to snail mail to text messages and more. With the help of technology, as well as some clever thinking, it’s not too difficult to filter out all the unwanted crap in your life. Here’s how to do it.


How To Clear Out All Your Unwanted Mail

It’s fun getting email and snail mail when you receive something you actually want, but that joy is easily overshadowed by the massive amount of mail you don’t really care to read. While spam filters do a great job of killing your supply of junk mail, your physical and digital inboxes are likely filled with newsletters and advertisements you could easily do without. Here’s how you can clear out all that crap.


Revert Yahoo Mail Back To The Previous Version

A little over a year ago Yahoo started rolling out the beta version of its new Mail service. Now the beta tag is gone and Yahoo has moved everyone to the new layout. If you preferred the old version, Techdows found a trick to get it back using, of all things, your display settings.


Make Your Own Excalibur Letter Opener

An unrealistic fantasy of most guys (nerds?) is to forge their own sword and wield it on the field of battle. Instructables user Mrballeng will show you how to forge your own Excalibur letter opener and wield it on the field of bill opening.