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Disabling Push Email in Outlook on iOS

The mobile version of Outlook for iOS (iPhone, iPad) is very usable. In particular I like the way that when you’re creating a meeting or appointment that you can look up the location and pull in the full address. However for some odd reason updates to the software seem to change the settings. While some […]

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Switching Off on Holiday

It’s hard to completely “unplug” and “switch off”. However you need to do it from time to time. Last week I was on holiday and I did my best to avoid checking work email or look at anything related to any of my various roles. I think I did pretty well overall: Most normal weeks […]

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Outlook On iOS

The mail app that ships with iOS is pretty good. It does what I need ie. let’s me read, reply and write emails quickly while I’m “on the move” or simply not near a bigger device. Admittedly, like with so many other people, that’s happening more and more. Yes, I still have desktop computers (yes, […]

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Saying Thanks Is Good!

A simple “thanks” can go a long way to making an online interaction that little bit smoother. I’ve started posting the odd review of various venues on TripAdvisor and one of the things that’s really fascinated and impressed me is their emails. Every time you post a review you get a nice little “thank you” […]

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Scaremongering Stupidity

At some time in the last couple of months an Irish website got hacked and its member database was stolen. The database contained email addresses and the associated passwords to login to the website. The list of email addresses and these passwords was published on a website which has since been taken offline (though you […]

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Irish Political Party Plagiarise BBC But Think They’re Cool

The BBC have a serious online presence which probably costs them a fortune to maintain every year. None of the Irish political parties have an online presence that comes anywhere near it (and you wouldn’t really expect them to either… ) But when an Irish political party blatantly rips off the BBC’s design and thinks […]

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Before You Hit Send

I send and receive a lot of email (I’ve mentioned this more than once in the past). In order for an email to catch my attention it needs to be engaging at some level. It doesn’t need to be an artistic masterpiece, but something clear and engaging. Yet again today I got an email which […]

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