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What is 5G? Answers to your questions about 5G technology

It seems like 5G is everywhere now – from ads for cellular carriers and new smartphones to reports of potential dangers of this new technology. But what is 5G and how will it affect you?
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What does 5G technology mean for you?
mail.com offers some quick facts about 5G technology.
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What happens to your online accounts after you’re gone?

Nowadays a lot of our lives take place online – emails and texts to friends and family, shopping, social media. We store important documents and precious memories in the cloud. But what happens after death – who has access to our online accounts and assets?
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When writing a will, don’t forget your digital assets and online accounts
Much of that is determined by the digital estate planning we do today. more
20 people found this article helpful.

Play online games for free with mail.com

You may have noticed a new feature in your mail.com inbox – a Games tab in the top navigation bar. Now you can play the best games, from slots to strategy, at the click of a mouse!
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mail.com’s free online games are just a click away from your inbox!

To get you started, here are a few of our favorite games – plus a special bonus for our readers. more
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Website cookies: Annoying or useful?

Unfortunately, website cookies are not a yummy treat – although the fact that they only exist in the virtual world means that at least they don’t contain calories! When the pair of shoes you were admiring weeks ago suddenly appears in ads on every website you visit or online shopping sites know your name, website cookies are behind it.
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Website cookies may not be delicious – but they can be useful!
But are cookies safe? mail.com answers all your questions. more
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Who is the inventor of the internet?

We all know that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and Karl Benz, the automobile. But who invented the internet? Even though we use the internet every day, we don’t widely cite a specific genius behind this innovation. This may be because the internet has been the result of gradual development rather than a flash of inspiration that can be attributed to a single person. But there are definitely some key figures along this path who deserve to be celebrated.
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Many people don’t know who actually invented the internet – do you?
Join us for a whirlwind tour of the history of the internet! more
23 people found this article helpful.