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Google’s Gmail and Apple Mail

Redundant Gmail Folders Taking Up Space PROBLEM: Multiple people are having problems with their hard drive space disappearing, and consequently their backups reaching capacity. One major culprit I have found is Gmail when you access it through Apple Mail. Gmail uses a Labeling system which keeps all emails in a folder called “All Mail,” then […]

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Why Use Apple Mail?

Apples to Apples vs Apples to Oranges? Just drink the Kool-Aid! I often get asked, “Why should I use Apple Mail instead of Outlook for Mac 2011, or gmail.com web mail? The number one reason is INTEGRATION. Apple Mail is so well integrated with the Mac OSX operating system, and other Apple applications, that you […]

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How to Use the Apple Mail VIP Feature

The Apple Mail VIP Feature in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion automatically creates a SmartFolder containing all your sender’s messages when you designate the sender as a VIP. If you have multiple email accounts and subfolders used to organize messages, this VIP folder will bring them all together in one place! Note that these messages […]

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Apple Mail’s Conversation View

One of the new features in Apple Mail is the Conversation View. This groups messages with the same subject line together. The benefit is that the entire thread of the communication is altogether in one place, instead of having to scroll around your inbox trying to find all the individual messages chronologically. You can tell […]

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