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Thunderbird 52 to 60 update rollout started

The development team behind the email client Thunderbird released Thunderbird 60 in August 2018. Updates from Thunderbird 52.x to 60.x were not activated back then; users had to install Thunderbird 60 manually […]

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How to turn off Gmail's Smart Reply feature

Smart Reply is a feature on Gmail that uses algorithms and machine learning to suggest replies to emails to users of the service. The main idea behind it is to speed up […]

Google terminates Google Inbox service

Google Gmail product manager Matthew Izatt revealed today on the official The Keyword blog of the company that Google Inbox is being retired in 2019. Google launched Inbox in 2014 as an […]

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It is time to opt out of Yahoo Mail email scanning

Yahoo Mail and AOL Mail, which both fly under the Oath banner, a Verizon owned company, scan emails that arrive in user inboxes to improve advertisement targeting. An article published by The […]

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The Gmail Web Interface and Contacts

Google removed the direct Contacts link on Gmail when it launched the new Gmail interface some time ago. Users of the classic Gmail interface could still open contacts from the main menu; […]

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How to migrate 32-bit Thunderbird to 64-bit on Windows

Most Windows users who run the email client Thunderbird run 32-bit versions of the client. How I know that? Simple: the only version offered on the official Thunderbird download website is 32-bit […]

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Thunderbird 60.0 release information

A new major version of the email client Thunderbird will be released later today that brings the version of the program to Thunderbird 60.0. While August 6, 2018 is the release date, […]

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ProtonMail with full PGP Support and Address Verification

ProtonMail announced two new security related features and improvements yesterday available to all users of the secure email provider. Address Verification is a new security feature that leverages ProtonMail's Encrypted Contacts feature. […]

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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 […]