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How To Use Home and End Keys in Gmail in Firefox on the Mac OS

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While I love my MacBook Pro, I have issues with certain things in the usability department. For instance, after all that talk about a controlled User Interface and cross-application consistency, we still get hit with some pretty annoying bugs. Just like trying to use the Home and End keys in Gmail in Firefox – the default method (where you hit Cmd+left for home, or Cmd+right for end) just...

How To Open All Mailto Links With GMail Automatically in Firefox

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The great thing about Firefox is that it has a built-in option to set mailto links to open up in GMail. That means you don’t have to stick with Outlook or Thunderbird or any of the desktop programs. To change your mailto handler in Firefox, just go to Tools > Options > Applications tab, and then type “mailto” into the search box. Next, click on the drop-down menu and...

How To Find All Unread Mail in GMail

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If you’re using GMail and notice that it tells you that there’s an unread message, but for some reason you can’t find it in your inbox, or all mail, try searching for it. The good thing about GMail is that even unread mail carry labels, so you can actually search for mail that haven’t been read. To do this, just type “is:unread” in to the search box in GMail...

How To Disable Gmail’s Spam Filter or Spam Box With 2 Easy Steps

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There are several things that I hate, and one of them is spam. The problem with spam is not actually reading the spam, but having to live with all the workarounds that have now surfaced to reduce the onslaught of spam. For example: anti-spam filters in your mail program. In the past, like 10 years ago, all email would go straight to your inbox. With the advent of spam, spam filters have also...

GMail Trick

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Unlike most webmail services (e.g. Live mail or Yahoo mail), with GMail, you can actually do pretty neat stuff with your email address. For instance, did you know that you could put the + sign in your email, and still receive emails as per normal? So if your email address was yourname@gmail.com, you could actually send an email to yourname+testing@gmail.com, and still receive your mails! This is...

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