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What is a digital detox and do you need one?

Does it seem like you’re always on your devices? Is your face constantly glued to a screen? Nowadays it seems like we have to be constantly connected to our phones to understand what is going on in the world and with our friends and family. Prolonged use of electronic devices can leave us feeling drained and overwhelmed, however. more
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What is the future of email?

2023 has come to a satisfactory end, and now we cannot help but to look towards the future and what can be expected of email from 2024 and beyond. Imagine us here at mail.com over a crystal ball looking into the future of email. Just kidding, but of course we can see a few things on the horizon when it comes to your future email use. more
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200 blog posts: These articles got readers talking!

Can you believe it’s already been 200? Blog posts, that is! We started posting our explainers about email and technology in April 2021, and today we are publishing article number 200. To mark this milestone, we are taking a trip down memory lane to look at the articles that engaged our readers most. more
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Funny email sign offs – courtesy of Gen Z

Email sign-offs in the professional context can be seen as one of the most important lines in an email to make a good impression. Gen Z has taken this concept and revamped it to make fun email sign-offs and creative email sign-offs. These are not limited to funny ways to sign-off an email, but include sarcastic, weird, and cool email sign-offs. more
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What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

When you leave your house do you set an alarm? When you’re out for a morning jog do you wear a watch capable of telling your heart rate and progress? Last question, have you seen those new refrigerators that have the capability to write a grocery list for you? Well, you have encountered the Internet of Things. more
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How to recognize fake images online

Not a digital forensics specialist? Maybe you’re like most of us who are self-proclaimed image detectives. Online images today can be very misleading and oftentimes even as fake as a synthetic wig on Halloween. As doctored images of all kinds have made it across social media platforms, being able to distinguish between fake and authentic images is a skill. more
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How to use ChatGPT prompts to write effective emails

Have you ever wished you had a personal assistant to help you with your emails? ChatGPT and other AI chatbots can be valuable tools in upping your email game – but only with effective guidance from you. So let’s chat about the best prompts and instructions you can use to get the most out of your AI assistant. more
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What does QR stand for & how to use a QR code

QR codes seem to be everywhere you look nowadays. You see these “square barcodes” on ads and museum exhibits, packages and Wi-Fi access points. Even if you had never noticed them before the COVID pandemic, they are sure to have caught your eye since then. But did you know that QR codes have actually been around for more than 25 years? more
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Emojis, emoticons & smileys: A brief history

It’s hard to imagine our online communications without emojis. They have made the leap from our emails and texts into popular culture, with an emoji movie and their own “holiday”: World Emoji Day on July 17. In honor of this special day, let’s take a look at the history of the emoji and its predecessor, the email emoticon. Plus: How to add emojis to your mail.com emails. more
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Beware of online romance scams in 2023

Nowadays it’s common for romance to blossom online, with almost one-third of US adults having used a dating website or app. Unfortunately for all the lonely hearts out there, there are also lots of scammers online looking for money rather than love. more
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