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New extensions portal for Thunderbird and SeaMonkey launches

Up until now, Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey users, used a single portal for extensions for their products. Even users of Firefox-based browsers could point their browsers to https://addons.mozilla.org/ to search for, download, […]

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Thunderbird 60: extension and theme changes

The Thunderbird development team released the last version of the 52.x branch a couple of days ago. The next version of Thunderbird will be Thunderbird 60.0 if no last minute minor version […]

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Mozilla Thunderbird 52.9.0 released

The Thunderbird team has released a new version of the open source cross-platform email client. Thunderbird 52.9.0 is a security update first and foremost which makes it a recommended update for all […]

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Third-parties may read your Google Mail emails if you allow it

Third-party developers may access emails on Gmail if users give them access to the data, that's the main takeaway from a new Wall Street Journal story (which I don't link to because […]

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Add domain and icon to Gmail's email listings

Gmail Sender Icons is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that adds domain information and icons to Gmail's email listings. Gmail does not display any information about the sender […]

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Thunderbird 52.8.0 security update released

Thunderbird 52.8.0 is a new version of the popular cross-platform email client that fixes several security vulnerabilities in the email client. Existing Thunderbird users can run a check for updates from within […]

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OpenPGP and S/Mime vulnerability EFAIL discovered

EFAIL is the name of a new set of vulnerabilities that allow attackers to exploit issues in OpenPGP and S/Mime to gain access to encrypted messages. OpenPGP is an encryption standard that […]

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Configure Gmail offline mail

Gmail users who wanted to access emails offline had two options up until now. They could use a third-party client like Thunderbird for that to gain offline access, or use a browser […]

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How secure or private is Gmail's new confidential mode?

Google launched a redesign of the Gmail web interface last month. The the focus of the update was to bring the interface in line with other Google products. While the update was […]

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What I like and don't like about the new Gmail interface

Google started the rollout of the new Gmail interface yesterday. While the company stated that users would be able to try it out as early as yesterday, it appears that the new […]

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Try the new Gmail interface right now

It seems like it has been ages since Google rolled out any interface changes to the web version of its popular email service Gmail. The company created a new service, Google Inbox, […]

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Thunderbird 60 and extensions support

Thunderbird 60 will be the next major release of the desktop email program. It is a major release because Thunderbird is moved to a new Extended Support Release base (and as is […]

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MailStore Home 11.0 is out

MailStore Home is a popular email backup solution that non-commercial users may use to back up data from locally installed email clients and directly from email servers. We reviewed MailStore Home in […]

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Thunderbird 52.6.0 with security fixes released

Thunderbird 52.6.0 is a security update for the popular desktop email client. The release is available via the email client's automatic update feature and also on the official project website. Thunderbird users […]

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Thunderbird Audit reveals unpatched security issues

A recent security audit of the email client Thunderbird and the encryption extension Enigmail revealed unpatched security issues in the email program and in Enigmail. The report has not been released yet […]

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Thunderbird Photon Design refresh and WebExtensions

With Mozilla changing core features of Firefox and cutting ties with Thunderbird, it was not really clear what direction Thunderbird's development would take. It was clear however that Mozilla's decision to drop […]

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Outlook.com Beta with tabs, improved search, and more

Microsoft runs a beta right now on Outlook.com that users may participate in to gain access to upcoming features early. The company runs betas regularly on Outlook.com to test new features; usually, […]

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ProtonMail Bridge: encrypted email for Outlook, Thunderbird, and other email clients

ProtonMail Bridge is a new desktop program for Windows, Mac and Linux devices that integrates ProtonMail email accounts in desktop email clients such as Thunderbird, Outlook or Apple Mail. We reviewed ProtonMail […]