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Tue
01
Jul
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Addiction Recovery 2.0

Major recovery organizations have been using the Internet to help individuals recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. An increasing number of support groups are springing up all over the web with one goal: to provide online, 24/7 assistance to ... people recovering from some form of substance abuse. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 2 million people this year will find themselves entering some kind of rehabilitation for abuse of various drugs or alcohol. In the past 70 years or so, these alcoholics and addicts would have left various rehabilitation ... (view more)

Thu
26
Jun
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Yahoo Mail Opens Up Two New Domains

Yahoo has added two new domains to its popular email service, allowing customers the opportunity to get the email address they always wanted. The new domains, ymail.com and rocketmail.com, will also function as Yahoo ID's across the company's other ... Internet services, including Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo Groups, and Flickr. In a statement released last week, Yahoo said they were opening up the new email designations, the first time they have done so since they started Yahoo Mail in 1997, because the company recognized that people were no longer able to secure more memorable and easily identifiable ... (view more)

Wed
25
Jun
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MS Outlook Reminders

I receive hundreds of emails every day and to be honest, sometimes it is very difficult to keep up with. I check my email at set points throughout the day and read every email as I do so, but I absolutely do not have time to answer every email I ... receive when I read it! I am sure that some of you are shaking your heads in agreement as you read this. If that is so, then you are going to like this tip because it shows you how to use a feature in MS Outlook that will prompt you to answer those emails long after (hopefully not too long!) you have read them. There are a couple of features in MS ... (view more)

Fri
11
Apr
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'Btprox', and 'Amic Email Backup'

Btprox This 'Bluetooth Proximity Lock Utility' locks your computer when you walk away from it by locking on one of your Bluetooth devices connected to the the machine. This application may be your favorite script dismounting network drives, erasing ... those dirty files from the desktop or anything else. http://btprox.sourceforge.net/ Amic Email Backup Amic Email Backup is a handy software tool for Microsoft Windows based PCs designed to save emails, address books, settings, mail, and news accounts, message rules, blocked senders lists and signatures to a single, compact, compressed backup file ... (view more)

Wed
30
Jan
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Phishing by Phone

Internet scam artists are now using the telephone to breach your privacy and your bank accounts and it seems to be working. Last week the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center raised the alarm about the increasing number of phishing attacks that are ... using a combination of email and telephone. (Source: computerworld.com ) The use of the telephone in these schemes is a departure from the email-only type of phishing assault and is catching many companies and individuals unawares. In the past, typical email phishing scams have involved making various representations via email and asking users to ... (view more)

Wed
23
Jan
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Yahoo Mail Gets a Face(book) Lift

Yahoo email users can look forward to great new features in the next year as the company fights for its share of Internet messaging. By adding new features that will either imitate or link to existing social networks, Yahoo hopes to provide users ... with an experience that will make email more applicable as a social networking tool. (Source: technologyreview.com ) Yahoo's plans for the new features were unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas earlier this month. As the most popular web-based email service, Yahoo upgrades will benefit over two hundred million users. ( ... (view more)

Fri
23
Nov
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Being Phished? What to do!

Do you think you've been a victim of a phishing scam? First of all, don't call or write us here at Infopackets! Unfortunately, we can't do anything for you, other than tell others to be careful! But here are some things you can do that will help ... ... Phishing is done through email and it is a big problem. In the past year alone, I have received thousands of emails that included huge lottery winnings from just about everyone in Europe, folks that were dying from cancer, car and plane crashes, and, of all things, tooth decay, part time job offers, and all sorts of "official" messages from ... (view more)

Tue
06
Nov
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Vote Spam for President in 2008

According to some security companies, a spam campaign launched under the name of presidential hopeful Ron Paul glutted inboxes across the country last week. As if we needed one more reason to heavily scrutinize the 2008 candidates. For those who ... like Paul, you can be reassured that his campaign team is not behind the spam emails, which use the same tactics employed by male enhancement products and those pump-and-dump penny stock systems. Regardless of Paul's stance on the scheme, many of his supporters worry that the spam campaign has been designed to hurt his own. That could in fact be true ... (view more)

Mon
20
Aug
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New Stress Afflicts Office Workers

We face stress just about everywhere. Bills, meetings, bullies beating up our kids -- there seems to be no end to the pressure everyday North Americans routinely face. That's why it's not so surprising that a recent report has found that one in ... three office workers suffers from a unique form: stress caused by email. Although the study was been performed upon British subjects by Glasgow and Paisley universities in the United Kingdom, office (and even home) workers around the world can relate to its findings. According to researchers, as emails pile up, so does the frustration. It can ... (view more)

Tue
24
Jul
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Infopackets Special Announcement

Dear Infopackets Readers, As many of you know, infopackets.com only promotes products we believe in -- products that not only work well, do what they say, but also make our lives easier. Ever since the infopackets web site opened its doors in May of ... 2001, we have faithfully promoted NewbieClub.com Computer Learning eBooks -- not only because they're fantastically easy to use, but also because they're fun to read. Simply put, NewbieClub eBooks are incredibly useful learning tools! With that said, today I received an important email from Joe Robson over at the NewbieClub.com. Joe wanted me to ... (view more)

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