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Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,803
Posted By TenFour
I don't like or use Facebook personally, except...

I don't like or use Facebook personally, except very occasionally like Craigslist since FB has a marketplace that covers where I live and there is no competition. However, in my experience it is a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Oct 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,447
Posted By TenFour
Sheesh, I just looked and 1Password is either...

Sheesh, I just looked and 1Password is either $2.99 a month for an individual or $4.99 a month for a family account. I fail to see what they provide that is superior to other services like Bitwarden...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 16 Oct 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By TenFour
Sending from your domain may be broken

If you use Gmail's smtp server to send mail from your domain you may have found it broken recently, but according to various people in the Gmail Help forum you can simply wipe the configuration in...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 15 Oct 2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By TenFour
Email forwarding services seem to be popping up...

Email forwarding services seem to be popping up all over--I thought email forwarding was supposed to be dead! This could be a useful service, but the proof is in the performance or lack thereof--I...
Forum: Early Warning... 15 Oct 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TenFour
I don't normally use the basic HTML view but I...

I don't normally use the basic HTML view but I was easily able to open a new window and look at it. The Google support article on the subject doesn't make any mention of it going away:...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Oct 2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By TenFour
Well, I wouldn't put too much in a review that...

Well, I wouldn't put too much in a review that makes a major error in the second sentence saying that Gmail serves you ads--it does not, unless you use the Promotions and Social tabs. Turn those off...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 7 Oct 2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,038
Posted By TenFour
Google to turn on 2SV by default

EMD Tweeted this out earlier today. Google is going to turn on 2SV for 150 million people. I see this as a huge disaster that will inevitably lock out millions of folks. I have to support some aged...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,447
Posted By TenFour
Not if you use the Gmail address for unimportant...

Not if you use the Gmail address for unimportant stuff. Important things: I use a main email address that I check daily and occasionally (weekly) check the spam folder.
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,447
Posted By TenFour
Believe me when I say that any email address that...

Believe me when I say that any email address that is not "normal" will be entered incorrectly a high percentage of the time by low-payed employees. And, yes, this is not automated a lot of the time....
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Sep 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,447
Posted By TenFour
One problem I have found using these throwaway...

One problem I have found using these throwaway email addresses is that sometimes when you want to unsubscribe from something it doesn't work unless you can do it by sending an email from the...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Sep 2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By TenFour
Interesting, and probably much more reliable...

Interesting, and probably much more reliable forwarding than typical email providers. I wonder what the never-forward-email folks think? Doesn't it seem like email forwarding is having a moment? I've...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Sep 2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,855
Posted By TenFour
There are reports at least some people are being...

There are reports at least some people are being upgraded to iCloud+ for no charge, but I assume only those who had already been paying for additional storage:...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 26 Sep 2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By TenFour
The exact scenario that people criticized Apple...

The exact scenario that people criticized Apple for with regard to their on-device scanning system for CSAM detection. https://9to5mac.com/2021/09/03/apple-delays-csam-detection-feature/
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Sep 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By TenFour
Yes, Gmail turned off ad targeting based on your...

Yes, Gmail turned off ad targeting based on your emails in 2017. If you use Gmail you may still see ads if you choose to use Categories. I select not to see Categories, therefore I don't see any ads...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,855
Posted By TenFour
I am not an iCloud user myself, but in helping...

I am not an iCloud user myself, but in helping several people that do use iCloud I have found that syncing, etc., frequently fails and for some reason you have to log out and relog into iCloud to get...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Sep 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By TenFour
Sure, block the ads just like I do for better...

Sure, block the ads just like I do for better functionality. But not using Gmail has nothing to do with preventing you from seeing ads. Gmail's data gathering is to determine what ads you see, not...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Sep 2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By TenFour
On Twitter they reported everything back to...

On Twitter they reported everything back to normal about 2 hours ago:
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 20 Sep 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,998
Posted By TenFour
Yes! One reason I like the cheapo plastic Casios...

Yes! One reason I like the cheapo plastic Casios with plastic bands too. I've had a fancy metal band short out while working on the batteries onboard--not recommended! I find that I still check the...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 Sep 2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By TenFour
I am the opposite. I like to see the emails as...

I am the opposite. I like to see the emails as they come in and nearly immediately triage them into delete (most), archive, or flag for later action. That way I don't have a build up of email that I...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 20 Sep 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,803
Posted By TenFour
Not here in the USA. The only time I have used...

Not here in the USA. The only time I have used WhatsApp is when a family member was traveling in another country with no access to SMS. I've never had someone here in the USA ask me to communicate...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 Sep 2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By TenFour
If I had a nickel for every "the death of email"...

If I had a nickel for every "the death of email" story I would be rich! I guess I'm in the minority, but I actually like email and find it very useful. On the other hand, I hate so-called...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Sep 2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By TenFour
Of course we are all influenced by advertising,...

Of course we are all influenced by advertising, just like we are influenced by reading the newspaper, going to church, or visiting a park. That doesn't mean that all advertising is a nefarious plot...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Sep 2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By TenFour
Oh, the horror of seeing ads! What is the world...

Oh, the horror of seeing ads! What is the world coming to? Some of us have the ability to ignore advertising if we don't actively block it, but there is always a huge market for tinfoil hats.
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 19 Sep 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,998
Posted By TenFour
I'm a sailor and I will be using paper charts...

I'm a sailor and I will be using paper charts until I am gone. Sure, I use electronic charting too, but on a small boat there is always the possibility of losing all power and electronics are never...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Sep 2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By TenFour
If you see advertising in your Gmail Inbox you...

If you see advertising in your Gmail Inbox you can turn it off in Settings by going to Labels/Categories and deselect Promotions and the other categories. No more ads at the top of your Inbox! I find...
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