Messages App – Send Text Messages With Your Computer

Messages is the built-in chat client included with OS X. You can use it to send text messages using iMessage, or one of many third-party messaging services. It can be cumbersome to compose text messages via iPhone, which makes Messages an excellent alternative to texting. It’s just like sending a normal text message, however you […]

Search for Emails by Size and More in Gmail

Gmail offers many advanced search options. One of the most useful options is the ability to search by file size. For example, to find emails larger than 5MB, you can search for “size:5m” or “larger:5m.” Search for Emails by Size and More in Gmail For even more options, here’s the full advanced search list for Gmail: […]

Gmail – Advanced Search Features

Take advantage of Gmail’s many advanced search features! Advanced search operators are query words or symbols that perform special actions in Gmail search. These operators allow you to find what you’re looking for quickly and accurately. For example, use the “message size” operator. To find emails larger than 5MB, you can search for size:5m or larger:5m. […]

Extra Account Security: Two-Step Verification

Passwords (even strong ones) aren’t as secure as they used to be. To give your accounts an extra level of security, enable two-step verification. The process usually involves entering your password, followed by a temporary PIN (sent to your mobile phone). Here’s a short list to get started (many others offer the service). Enable two-step verification […]

How to Send a Link

Customers often ask me how to send a website link, via email. Here are the instructions. 1. Visit the website (or page) you want to visit. In this example, I’m going to visit the BBC’s Business section. 2. Highlight all the text in the address bar, and select copy. 3. Paste the link in your […]

eFax Free – Receive Faxes via Email for Free

eFax Free is a free service that allows you to receive faxes via email. Sign up for an account and eFax Free will give you a virtual phone number to receive faxes. The faxes will be sent to your email inbox. Thanks to Greg (a.k.a. DJ Dealer) for mentioning this service! eFax Free

Gmail Labs: Send & Archive Button

“More often than not, as I reply to a message I also want to archive it so I can enjoy the satisfaction of a pristine inbox.” Original Post from the Gmail Blog