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Archive for March 2010

Prevent your email from hitting the "junk folder"

Question Someone sent me an email with an attachment and I found the message in my junk mail folder. The message was there, but the attachment was gone. Why is this happening? Answer Unfortunately, we live in a world of electronic junk mail. A world full of it. Because of excess of mail, our mail…

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What is the difference between Outlook and Outlook Express?

Question I’m currently using Outlook and not Outlook express.  What are the differences between the two and do you think I should switch to Outlook Express? Answer Outlook Express is the free version of Outlook. Outlook Express probably came on your computer. Outlook comes with Microsoft Office. Outlook Express supports SMTP, POP3, and IMAP and…

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Design Contests: The Ugly Truth

Will Work for Cash Let’s say you have a successful company and want to do a little updating. You’ve decided that old logo is looking dated, and head to a design agency you know and trust for something new. They quote you $1,000 for a design, tell you that they’ll be researching your business and…

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QR Codes: What are they and how can I use them?

What are they? QR Codes (Quick Read Codes) are two-dimensional bar codes that hold information. They are built in such a way to be easily and quickly read by a scanner. It was the brain child of the Japanese corporation, Denso-Wave. They are very common in Japan and are the most common type of two-dimensional…

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