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Gmail users are getting a new inbox soon, and whether you’re going to like the update depends a lot on your habits. If you own a label maker or ogle closet organizer catalogs, you’re going to love the new layout.  The new Gmail can automatically sort your emails by “tabs,” like Promotions, Social, Updates, and Primary. The new Gmail Inbox, with Tabs. Image credit: Google Google isn’t doing away with the main Gmail inbox – that’s still there, in the form of the Primary tab. You can direct any mail you want here, but unless you choose otherwise, social... Read more...
There are, it seems, some companies that simply can't get changes right -- and if there's a Top Ten list somewhere, Facebook deserves to be on it. The company's latest bright idea, now rolled out to all 900M users, was to change your default email address from whatever it was currently to "[email protected]" This new "feature" was pushed through without notification or discussion, and it predictably cheesed off a number of people. Hang on. We're not even to the unbelievably stupid part yet. In the wake of the change, users began complaining that they'd lost address books, emails, and messages... Read more...
McAfee has finally released the results of its S.P.A.M. (Spammed Persistently All Month) experiment, which began in March. The project: take 50 people from ten countries to defy common sense and for 30 days surf the Web on a computer with no anti-spam software. Not just that, they were to take risks, and respond to spam, to make matters worse.  The results were unsurprising. Of course, being the security company that it is, and having its own anti-spam product, McAfee has a vested interest in the results. It took less than 24 hours for the first spam message to reach an inbox. Over the 30... Read more...