Items tagged with IMAP

Through the cries of some users at Apple's official support forums, we learn that a bug with Apple's Mail client can surface when upgrading to the latest version of OS X, Mavericks. And, though it's a simple bug, it's a frustrating one: Email will not refresh (eg: no new mail) unless the app is closed entirely and then relaunched. Fortunately, Apple's aware of the issue. While a fix is being prepared, Apple's offering up some advice to help sooth the pain in the interim. When the "Take all accounts offline" option is used, you can use the "Get all new mail" option which will force the client to grab all new email. Apple further recommends creating shortcuts with both options on the toolbar so... Read more...
BlackBerry has big on security, but according to the findings of German site GeekHeim, the Canadian company has a big, nasty security flaw in its own ranks. Apparently, when you set up an email account using BlackBerry 10’s email client, you’re unwittingly sharing your login credentials with BlackBerry. “If you use one of the main functions of the phone, the email client for POP and IMAP, the complete account information including user name and password are sent to BlackBerry server without warning, without notice, without option to turn off this behavior,” said Frank Rieger of GeekHeim. Credit: Heuse Online Bear in mind that this is POP/IMAP email, not BlackBerry’s... Read more...