The last time I checked my spam folder, I noticed a few messages included an unsubscribe link. Well that's nice, I thought. Maybe spammers realise that some people will never respond, so they want to trim their lists for efficiency. I clicked "unsubscribe". That was a mistake.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Gmail makes it easy to undo sending an email, but the feature is less intuitive in Outlook. The good news is, it's possible, it just requires a couple of additional steps.
Chrome: Forwarding an email is easy enough, but if you want to send it to someone for a quick glance, you may want to send it via text without crowding their inbox. This Chrome extension helps you do just that.
An overflowing, overwhelming inbox is a common lament. How do we manage this constant stream of incoming messages? The Atlantic's James Hamblin has five golden rules you can follow.
Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it's easy to see that Google engineers see Inbox as the email app of the future. New features are being added on a regular basis, and with each one, it's slowly becoming smarter and easier to use. Here are five reasons you should consider switching to Inbox right now.
Sometimes checking email first thing in the morning helps you get it over with and focus on more important tasks. However, there's an equally compelling case against checking email first thing. If you work better ignoring your inbox in the morning, you'll want to make sure you steer clear on Friday mornings in particular.
Chrome/Safari/Opera: There are a number of solutions for dealing with an inbox overwhelmed with spam, newsletters, marketing emails and so on. You can filter your mail, for example, or sign up for a service like Unroll.me to help you unsubscribe. However, Throttle is a free inbox management tool that attacks the problem at the source.
Google developed two very good email clients for the web, Android, and iOS, but you don’t have to choose between them. It’s possible to use the two apps together, taking advantage of the best features from both to power through your overflowing inbox. Here are some tips on how to do it without getting in a complete tangle.
Ever wish your phone just knew what you wanted to say so you didn't have to type it out? Gmail's nontraditional Inbox app hopes to do just that with its new Smart Reply feature.
If you're a fan of Google Inbox but sometimes mistakenly go to Gmail instead (whether through clicking on a Gmail link or bookmark), you can turn on a setting that will automatically redirect you to Inbox.
Today, Google finally stripped Inbox of its invitation requirement. If you've wanted to get in on the email-as-a-to-do-list action, you can now sign up for Inbox directly.
Microsoft has been testing Office 365's Clutter tool, which aims to highlight important messages in your inbox and move stuff you don't need to worry about immediately into folders, since late 2014. Apparently it's working well enough that from next month, it will be switched on for all Office 365 accounts by default.
Web/Android/iOS: Google released a small update to its Inbox app today that allows you to set custom snooze times to help adapt the app to your preferences.