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What is a web browser?

Whether you surf the web on a laptop or smartphone, a web browser is the program that makes it possible. But there are a few things you might not know about web browsers. When were they invented?
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If you don’t like your preinstalled internet browser, it’s easy to switch
Do you have to use the browser that’s preinstalled on your device? Our blog connects the dots. more
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How to zip files to save space – and what software to use

Photos, videos, presentations – some computer files are so large they are hard to send as attachments. And if you have limited storage space on your computer, large files can cause problems.
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Create a compressed file with free zip software – it’s a snap!
mail.com shows you how to zip files to make them smaller and gives you some recommendations for (free!) software you can use. more
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Send a last-minute holiday photo card – with mail.com email

Did you want to send out personalized holiday cards this year but never found time to have them printed? Or you finally have the perfect photo but know it’ll never get there on time by snail mail?
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It’s not too late to send your holiday card – by email!
In just a few clicks you can create and send a personalized greeting card from your mail.com email account. more
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THE CAPS LOCK KEY: Why is it there and how to reverse it

DID YOU KNOW THAT OCTOBER 22 IS CAPS LOCK DAY!?  (Sorry, we’ll stop shouting now!) If you see social media posts written entirely in capital letters on October 22nd, you should know that it’s because Derek Arnold created this (presumably ironic?) “holiday” in 2000 to call attention to the misuse of this button on our computer keyboards.
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Caps Lock occupies a prime position on your computer keyboard. But do you need it?
 So why is Caps Lock there, should you use it – and can you make it go away? more
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Top keyboard shortcuts to save you time

Working on your laptop without a mouse? Using a different browser and can’t find the function you need in the menu? Looking to speed up your scrolling? Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier and faster to work on a computer (they’re called shortcuts for a reason!).
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Do you know which keys to press to save your document?
Today we share the top ten shortcuts to boost your productivity on your PC – plus some bonus tricks to use in your mail.com account. more
15 people found this article helpful.

Instant email notifications with MailCheck

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It’s easy to set up one-click email login with MailCheck
 
Tired of checking for new emails through multiple sources and accounts? Surely, you think, there must be an easier way to stay on top of your messages – preferably one that doesn’t require you to log in with your password every single time! And there is: MailCheck by mail.com provides quick access to your inbox(es) in a hassle-free process that requires almost no effort on your part. Find out how to set up email notifications in your browser in just a few easy steps.
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72 people found this article helpful.