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Email and Emoticons

Email: tutorials and tips for getting started, managing your inbox, your file attachments, and your anti-virus concerns.
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Review: Why Gmail Is Good and Bad
Gmail has arguably been the king of free webmail. But is it losing its crown to the new Microsoft Outlook.com service? About.com reviews the updated Gmail service here, and describes how it stacks up as a modern webmail service in summer of 2013

The Computer Beginner's Handbook
This handbook is ideal for PC computer beginners! From hardware and Windows basics, to dialog boxes, file management, and Internet browsing... a fun and free way to improve your computer skills!

WinZip for Outlook: Product Review 2005
WinZip for Outlook: Product Review 2005

What Are Emoticons and Smileys?
Glyph shapes are used to add emotion and style to online messaging. Emoticons, when used well, can add the subtleties of vocal inflection, facial expression, and body language to a written note. Here is a detailed introduction to emoticons, and examples of several hundred smileys that are commonly used...

"Is This a Hoax?": How to Confirm an Email's Authenticity
Hoax emails are everywhere. What's even worse: people enjoy forwarding these compelling-but-false stories. Don't get fooled by these hoax forwards! Use this guide to research and confirm whether an email story is authentic, and save yourself the embarassment at the office!

The Top Text Message Acronyms
Our online conversations have now expanded to handheld devices: we users now type with our thumbs, and we converse using cryptic shorthand and bizarre acronyms. Hundreds of bizarre new words have spawned in the last few years, based on both acronyms and stylish expressions. As new acronyms are created, many are lost to obscurity. But there...

Email Tutorials: Start Here
Email Essentials: basics for newbies, and intermediate and advanced tips for users who want to message more effectively.

Email Tutorials: Start Here
Email Essentials: basics for newbies, and intermediate and advanced tips for users who want to message more effectively.

How to Brand Yourself as a Complete Email Loser
If you ever wanted to alienate others online, simply perform the following netiquette offenses. If you can repeat these actions over a week, you will be granted the dubious honor of "Email Loser" by your friends. About.com explains more...

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