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Threema – private, secure messaging

Threema – private, secure messaging

Alastair Aitken May 18, 2014 0

Privacy is the new black and SnapChat looks like it’s wearing last season’s colours. What was supposed to be a secure, private service for sending time-expiring mobile messages was, according to the US Federal

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Getting started on StartMail – part two

Getting started on StartMail – part two

Alastair Aitken April 29, 2014 0

Email encryption Setting up encryption on a native email application is a bit convoluted and, frankly, beyond the perseverance of the average user. And is it actually possible to do this in a web

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Getting started on StartMail – part one

Getting started on StartMail – part one

Alastair Aitken April 21, 2014 0

Six months ago, due to privacy concerns, I migrated my domain’s email hosting from Gmail to MyKolab (you can read about how to do that here) and very happy with the results I’ve been too.

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Getting started on StartMail – part three

Getting started on StartMail – part three

Alastair Aitken April 20, 2014 0

This is the third part of a three-part series. Contacts At the time of writing, StartMail’s contacts implementation and contacts import functionality has yet to be completed. However, the following fields are currently shown

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Are you the only person who doesn’t read your email?

Are you the only person who doesn’t read your email?

Alastair Aitken March 24, 2014 0

Which planet does Microsoft’s marketing department live on? Planet “Don’t Know What’s Going On”? Microsoft is still running a campaign that taunts Google over the lack of privacy offered by Gmail. That campaign has

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How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 4

How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 4

Alastair Aitken November 4, 2013 0

This is the final part of How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab, see also part one, part two and part three. Other MyKolab functionality Tasks or reminders As well as handling email, calendars

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How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 3

How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 3

Alastair Aitken October 29, 2013 1

This is part of a series, see Part 1 and Part 2. Here I detail my experience of migrating email from Google Apps to MyKolab. Backup, backup, backup I could have ignored performing a

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How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 2

How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 2

Alastair Aitken October 21, 2013 2

The previous article in this series outlined the reasons for migrating to MyKolab from Google Apps GMail. In this article I’ll outline how to migrate contacts and calendars from GMail to MyKolab, and also how

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How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 1

How to: migrating from GMail to MyKolab – part 1

Alastair Aitken October 15, 2013 0

During the reign of Nicolae Ceauşescu a sample of every keystroke from every typewriter in the country was kept by the Romanian state. Should any subversive literature appear, the typeface on the offending documented would be

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Google hands over private data

Alastair Aitken October 11, 2011 0

For EU companies and companies doing business within the EU, the use of Gmail and Google Apps may not be as secure or legally compliant as thought. Whilst eyes have been focused on the

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