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Have Fun Emptying Your Inbox

by Barbara J. Feldman September 29, 2010

Need a bit of inspiration (and fun) to help you reach the ultimate techie goal of an empty email inbox? 0Boxer is a browser-based game for Gmail users that turns clearing your inbox into a social competition, complete with badges for reaching certain milestones. Earn points for archiving, deleting and replying, and see how you […]

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How to Use Google Voice Mail with your Existing Phone Number

by Barbara J. Feldman October 28, 2009

Although it is still only available with an invite from an existing user, Google Voice recently opened up their free voice mail service for use with your existing phone number. With Google voice mail, you get voice mail messages with attached audio files delivered to your email inbox along with a transcription of most messages, […]

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How to Automatically Archive Old Messages from Your Gmail Inbox

by Barbara J. Feldman October 4, 2009

Email experts advise against using your email inbox as storage and instead suggest frequently cleaning it out and storing old messages in archive folders instead. For Gmail users, here’s a filter that will move all messages older than a certain date to your archive. Click “Create a Filter” and in “Has the words” enter “before:2009/07/01″. […]

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