Changes to Google Apps – no free Google Apps option

I recently wrote about how to Set up Google Apps for small business. Unfortunately the free option that I mentioned is no longer available. Google have withdrawn the free service for businesses that have less than 10 users and now you have to pay a fee if you want this integrated access to Google Apps … Continue reading “Changes to Google Apps – no free Google Apps option”

Set up Google Apps for small business

Google Apps provide Web based email, calendar and documents that let you work from anywhere and yet still use your own domain name to give you the look of a large organisation, without the cost of a large organisation IT department. Choose the Google Apps package that suits your business Google have made it super … Continue reading “Set up Google Apps for small business”

Getting your email when you can’t get your email

This week some preparation has paid off and although my email server is impacted by a DDOS attack I can still read anything sent to me. You can read more about DDoS in my recent article, including how to prepare for it, but now we will focus on getting your email. So, how do you … Continue reading “Getting your email when you can’t get your email”

Are you publishing your email password without knowing!

Depending on the settings of your email program you could be telling the world your email password every time you check your email! Sadly the default setting of many email clients is not to use a secure connection. This means that when your computer checks with your email server to see if you have any … Continue reading “Are you publishing your email password without knowing!”

Manage your email – add subfolders in Windows Live

I use a combination of Hotmail and the Windows Live client as my main personal email account. I love being able to synchronise email across my laptop and desktop as well as being able to access my email when I am away from home without my laptop via the web or iPhone. What I did … Continue reading “Manage your email – add subfolders in Windows Live”

Stay in control of your data – who does your backup?

When using on line services for email or data storage, do you ever think about who is responsible for their safety and security. You should! Just because you put your precious data on of these ‘internet backup’ servers does not mean that it is safe or secure. GMail loose 35,000 email accounts. You may have … Continue reading “Stay in control of your data – who does your backup?”