9 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do With Just an Email

There's more to email than missives to the boss and spam from strangers with an eerily accurate takes on your love life. From inside your inbox you can post to social media, share photos, fire off urgent texts, write up blog posts and even control your smart home. Here are 9 clever ways to use email that you didn't… » 3/18/15 10:09am 3/18/15 10:09am

Hillary Clinton: I Used Personal Email Because Carrying Two Phones Sucks

In a press conference at the United Nations, Hillary Clinton just admitted that the initial reasoning behind her using a personal email account for official business as secretary of state was simple: She didn't want to carry around two phones. "I thought it would be easier to carry one device for my work," she said. » 3/10/15 3:10pm 3/10/15 3:10pm

Hillary Clinton Exclusively Used Personal Email While Secretary of State

Hillary Clinton's burgeoning presidential campaign is off to a rocky good start. Just a day after papers reported that the former Secretary of State would make a bid for the nation's highest office in April, The New York Times reports that Hillary Clinton used only her personal email address while serving as Secretary… » 3/02/15 10:30pm 3/02/15 10:30pm

11 of the Most Obnoxious Email Signatures Ever 

Earlier this month I asked you guys for the worst email sign-offs you'd ever seen. Well, well, well, did you ever deliver. Many people (understandably, as I am always correct) agreed with me that "Best" is an arrogant and disgusting way to cap off your digital correspondence. But oh, there are plenty of other terrible… » 3/02/15 3:00pm 3/02/15 3:00pm

Use Google Inbox To Snooze Emails From Your Friends or Family 

Relatives are great, aren't they? But do you really need to see their emails popping into your inbox every hour? Wouldn't it be better if you only heard from them once a day? Or even once a week? Google's new Inbox platform makes this simple to achieve, and you can apply the same approach to any of the filters that… » 12/30/14 12:25pm 12/30/14 12:25pm

How to Automatically Back Up and Purge Your Gmail Every 30 Days

If the Sony hack has taught us anything, it's that keeping incriminating emails in your inbox is a terrible idea. Even if you aren't doing anything particularly bad, if someone gets into you email, everything you've ever said could be out in the open. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen by automatically… » 12/18/14 2:24pm 12/18/14 2:24pm

How Much Your Inbox Is Worth to Cybercriminals

Many of us have had the experience of receiving a spammy email from a friend or loved one, only to have a frantic follow-up note arrive a few minutes later from that person stating that his or her email account was hacked and warning us not to open or respond to any of the messages sent by the intruder. To be sure,… » 12/18/14 10:38am 12/18/14 10:38am

George Clooney Was the Only One Who Saw the Sony Hack Coming

The debilitating, often humiliating Sony hack has pretty much screwed over most anyone who's ever had anything to do with the company ever. But when the time comes to lay blame, lay it not on George Clooney. For as with everything else in life, George Clooney had the upper hand. His prophecy by email lies below. » 12/09/14 4:20pm 12/09/14 4:20pm

​The Sony Hacks Are Goddamn Terrifying

As more and more details from the Sony Pictures hack seep out into the internet, it's been easy—and to be honest a little fun—to take the voyeur's view. Dumb corporate powerpoints! Passwords in a folder literally called Password! Paul Blart 2 anything! But then you actually look at the full scope of what's out there. » 12/09/14 3:39pm 12/09/14 3:39pm

The Government Wants to Delete Years of CIA and DHS Emails

On September 17, the National Archives published a seemingly routine announcement in the Federal Registrar. Couched in language about preserving records of value is a line about the destruction of records and a list of federal agencies. The CIA is one of these agencies, and its emails about waterboarding could be some… » 11/25/14 2:41pm 11/25/14 2:41pm