Sribbly is a nice note taking application that sits in your system tray and lets you quickly jot down notes, to-do lists and any other text-based information. You can also email yourself notes later with a click.
Whether you want to read PDF attachments inside Outlook or want to make phones calls or need to track email messages, chances are that there already exists an Outlook add-in to help you perform that task effortlessly.
If English is a foreign language for you, here's an online proofing tool from Microsoft that will help you find and correct errors in your documents and emails on. Now you can write like a native English speaker.
Gmail's built-in spam protection system is smart at spotting junk messages but it can sometimes mark even legitimate emails as spam. It is therefore necessary that one should always scan the junk folder manually for any important messages before emptying it.
Learn how to shutdown or lock your computer via email, Internet or SMS text messages from the mobile phone. You can take screenshots, terminate process or even download files via simple twitter commands.
Learn how to consolidate mail and keep track of multiple email accounts from a central location. You can also check for personal emails in your office even if access to the mail website has been blocked by the company.
Google recently introduced a new feature in Gmail that lets you easily convert an email conversation into a Word document without having to use copy-paste. You can use this facility even in Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live, Outlook or other mail programs
Does your computer have a web camera? If yes, you can easily record and send video emails to your friends for free with Video Messages, a brand new service that is part of the growing Windows Live family.
In the past decade or so, alternate communication channels like email and IMs have gained immense popularity but the good old fax machines, that transmit scanned paper documents (aka facsimile) through the traditional phone lines, are still an ubiquitous part of every business.
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