Outlook Shortcuts

Here’s a tip for getting around in Outlook: it’s possible to switch between mail, contacts, and calendar using hotkeys on the keyboard instead of reaching for the mouse to click the navigation pane. Who knew? Don’t overlook an even better Outlook tip...

UPS SPAM

The latest outbreak of virus-laden spam purports to be a message from UPS about an undeliverable package. The attachment is a ZIP file with an executable program inside that does something evil – blows up a cruise boat or something. These messages appear and...

MICROSOFT ONLINE SERVICES

Two weeks ago, Microsoft announced new services that might drastically change the email technology used by small businesses. Let me give you some background, then give you some information about Microsoft Online Services – a way for a small business to have its...

OUTLOOK vs. GMAIL

Microsoft Exchange and Outlook dominate the market for corporate email. Small businesses running Exchange Server use Outlook almost exclusively. Until recently, even individuals and businesses without a server would use Outlook with their POP3 mail accounts. But in...