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Review: eM Client v6 – Organized and Robust

I did a review of eM client back in 2012 for the release of version 5. Version 6 has been released and eM client is one of the most robust email clients that’s freely available on the Internet. It’s been referred to as the Microsoft Outlook killer. The user interface of eM client looks very …

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Understanding Misunderstood Emails

With bad e-mail exchanges, it takes two to tango. If you’ve ever owned a computer, most likely, you’ve been on the Internet. One of the most common ways of communication on the Internet is email. Email is the established backbone of Internet communications. Email was there long before social media or instant messaging. If you …

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Review: PhraseExpander Pro 4.1.1

I’ve been testing out a new text expansion software called PhraseExpander. I have been a long-time user of text expansion applications in I feel like that they save users a ton of time. The benefits of using text expansion applications is that if you have any repetitive phrases or information that you have to provide …

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MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Android: Facebook Messenger

On my Android phone, I  the AppBrain application market  to try to keep track of what’s popular week by week.  I continue to be amused by the recurrence of the  Instant Messenger application from Facebook,  Facebook messenger. In the description for the application, it says that you can text your friends for free, access Facebook …

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Skype shares good news; the death of Microsoft Messenger

Skype says they have good news to share; the death of Microsoft Messenger. Microsoft messenger has been one of those bloated instant messaging applications that Microsoft loves to push to all their desktops, but the problem with Microsoft Messenger is that it’s never been something that most people would consider ‘open’. Microsoft has always held …

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eM Client Releases Beta Version 5 As A Preview – Nice.

Well, speak of the devil! I just finished posting an article about eM Client and the improvements they had made to version 4 of their email client. It seems I was just a little bit early of the beta release of eM Client version 5. I spoke highly of eM Client because of the tight …

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Techie Review: eM Client 4 – Great and Improving

I’ve been a long-time user of Mozilla Thunderbird. I think the application is really good as a base email client. One of the great features about Mozilla Thunderbird is the extensibility of the application with the addition of some add-ons; you can make the email client do just about anything. Customizing the email client do …

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Digsby is going to be open sourced…

Digsby has been a favorite IM app of mine for a long time, since tagged acquired Digsby, the updates for Digsby have been coming out pretty slow. The blog updates for Digsby have been curiously sparse, and in my last update for Digsby it seems that the Digsby development team was just about to abandon …

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The new Facebook Messenger – but do you need it?

I was kind of surprised to see this new application/feature of Facebook being offered to everyone. I mean, did you happen to notice the pop-up window in the bottom right-hand corner? I thought it was interesting that Facebook would offer something like this considering that Facebook has an open protocol, jabber, that will let pretty …

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