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How to Create E-mail Signatures in iOS

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This blog post is for my mom.  She was an Android OS users for a few years with my brother providing tech support since he bought the device.  After years of using Android OS devices each with a different user interface that confounded my mother,  my brother finally bought her an iPhone and threw me under the bus for tech support.  Apparently my mom called him a lot.  A lot. After walking her through the initial setup of her iPhone…

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Apple’s Most Over-Looked Innovation

Harry C. Marks writing in Techpinions. People can (wrongly) lament the lack of innovation in Apple’s products all they want. They can cry about how their Retina iPad minis don’t have TouchID, or how their iPad Airs are still too heavy to hold in one hand, but they need to check their priorities. When their tablets and phones and computers break, there is a company behind them to fix them. There are real people to talk to in-person who can…

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Is LinkedIn Intro a MITM service?

LinkedIn Intro does a beautiful job of auto-discovering your environment and auto-configuring itself. A click or two by the user, and she’s up and running with active LinkedIn data in her email app.All this clever engineering hides the fact that LinkedIn is accessing your email on your behalf. Intro uses an IMAP proxy server to fetch your mail where they modify it, then deliver it to your iPhone. Classic Man in the Middle.Is LinkedIn Intro good, bad, or impossible? |…

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Sync Yahoo Contacts, Calendar, and Mail to your Mac

{EAV_BLOG_VER:58ff1b81f38fa2c9} I'm a big Google Services user but some of my friends and colleagues prefer Yahoo! I've written about how to integrate Google Services with my Mac, iPhone and iPad but I've remiss in writing anything about Yahoo! Enabling Yahoo! Services on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) is fairly straight forward. #System Preferences# The direct method for setting up Google services on OS X Lion is via the System Preferences. OS X Lion System Preferences has a new option called…

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Setup Mail, Address Book and iCal to use Gmail, Google Calendar and Contacts on OS X Lion

I'm a big Google services user. I've had a Gmail account since the day the service launched and Gmail has been my default email address since. When Google launched the Calendar service I integrated that into my daily life. Google Talk hasn't taken over the instant messaging world but it quickly became my preferred client. With each iteration of the OS since Leopard, Apple has made it easier to integrate these Google Services, including Address Book into my Mac life.…

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