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Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By TenFour
YMMV but I have found that email services that...

YMMV but I have found that email services that don't include their own contacts, calendar, and dedicated smartphone apps are just not worth it in the long run. Too much hassle and time wasted trying...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous Yesterday, 09:21 PM
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Views: 22
Posted By TenFour
COVID-19 Continuity Plan?

Just like many of us who had to suddenly switch to working remotely I suspect many of our email providers have had to scramble to keep the lights on. The current emergency is one reason why I believe...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By TenFour
Thanks for apologizing. Best of luck with your...

Thanks for apologizing. Best of luck with your service.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By TenFour
Check out email provided by one of the domain...

Check out email provided by one of the domain hosts. I've used both Porkbun's and Namecheap's email and in both cases it was super easy to set up, cheap, seemed reliable, and offered a generic web...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 31 Mar 2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By TenFour
What I found was that a very large number of...

What I found was that a very large number of emails forwarded from MxRoute were not being delivered, while emails forwarded via other services were being delivered. No, it was not a scientific study,...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 29 Mar 2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By TenFour
Email is tops for associations

Email remains at the top for associations and nonprofits. https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/349151/email-is-top-communication-tool-for-associations.html
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Mar 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By TenFour
I currently use G Suite and Outlook 365 at work,...

I currently use G Suite and Outlook 365 at work, and both are excellent for business use. Not sure their complications are worth it for the average person who just wants email at their own domain. In...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Mar 2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By TenFour
One advantage of using a Gmail or Outlook.com...

One advantage of using a Gmail or Outlook.com address for forwarding is they are much less likely to be blocked as spam by other mail services, in my experience. Some of these obscure forwarders may...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Mar 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By TenFour
Fastmail has good instructions here:...

Fastmail has good instructions here: https://www.fastmail.com/help/contacts/importexportcontacts.html#importingcsv

You don't have to change each entry one by one. Just rename the columns in the CSV...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Mar 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By TenFour
Why not just create a free Gmail or Outlook.com...

Why not just create a free Gmail or Outlook.com account and just forward from it? I have several like that I use for various purposes.
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Mar 2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By TenFour
Unlike most of us! The problem I find is that...

Unlike most of us! The problem I find is that many things I save or archive might be useful for say a year or two, but it is impossible to know for how long; therefore, I archive many things that I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Mar 2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By TenFour
That's one reason this is a great time to clean...

That's one reason this is a great time to clean up old email accounts, sweep away all those old promotional emails and reminders to pay your credit card on time, and delete most stuff more than a few...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 21 Mar 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By TenFour
Our main office platform and email was moved to...

Our main office platform and email was moved to Office 365 last year, but we also have G Suite for some limited uses. G Suite is definitely better for collaborating with the outside world since so...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 21 Mar 2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By TenFour
Luckily, I have a lot of experience working...

Luckily, I have a lot of experience working remotely, so it was an easy transition for me. But, you are right, at work I have a filing cabinet of printed invoices and other material that is just not...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 21 Mar 2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By TenFour
APT28 scanning for vulnerabilities

From the article:

https://www.zdnet.com/article/apt28-has-been-scanning-and-exploiting-vulnerable-email-servers-for-more-than-a-year/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 21 Mar 2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By TenFour
Email to the rescue!

During this worldwide emergency forcing millions of people to switch to working from home imagine what it would be like without email! Our office has closed and email is our lifeline to other...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Mar 2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By TenFour
Not sure you can say "POBox charges slightly...

Not sure you can say "POBox charges slightly more." POBox has three basic levels: $20, $35, and $50. Fastmail has three basic levels: $30, $50, and $90 per year. At the $50 level POBox offers 50GB of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 Mar 2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
General observation. A lot of the negative...

General observation. A lot of the negative comments here are from new users with very low post counts. Are new people flocking here just to rag on FM?
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Mar 2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
So, if you really don't like the new web and...

So, if you really don't like the new web and mobile interface can't you just use something else? There are tons of smartphone apps and many different web interfaces that could be used to view your...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Mar 2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By TenFour
Email crash impedes COVID-19 response

Email is still important! https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/10/email-crash-coronavirus-hhs-125302
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
I suspect they are seeing that 75% or more of...

I suspect they are seeing that 75% or more of their emails are opened on phones. And, here's what it says about the new font:
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
Every software feature adds to complexity and...

Every software feature adds to complexity and support issues. Fonts create a surprising number of problems. I was just talking with a high-end developer about this the other day. He was saying how...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
What I am saying is how do you know how many have...

What I am saying is how do you know how many have complained, and/or how many have sent kudos? Plus, as I stated, I'm sure FM tested this on a variety of users prior to even mentioning the beta...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
Nobody knows how many people have complained. I...

Nobody knows how many people have complained. I suspect they have much more sophisticated user testing and focus group information that lead them to make the change in the first place. In all types...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,112
Posted By TenFour
The early Web wasn't all that well designed...

The early Web wasn't all that well designed (https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/6125914/How-20-popular-websites-looked-when-they-launched.html).
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