VoiceOver is the screen reader included with Mac OS X. This tutorial covers how to use VoiceOver to send an email message with Apple’s Mail program.

VoiceOver is the screen reader included with Mac OS X. This tutorial covers how to use VoiceOver to read your email with Apple’s Mail program.

In order to be really sure who is sending you an email you will have to carefully examine the email headers. This is also a place you can look to catch spam emails. To view all the headers for a message in Mail, select View, Message, Long Headers. The headers will be displayed at the […]

Most email applications allow you to set up email groups that can contain several email addresses (a mailing list). You can select the email group as the To address whenever you need to send an email to all the people whose addresses have been added to the group. To use a mailing list in Mail, […]

A signature is text that appears at the bottom of your emails and is often used to include contact information. Some users also use the signature to personalize their emails by including a favorite quote. To create a new signature in Mail: Choose Mail, Preferences and click Signatures. If you have more than one email […]

A rule is a set of criteria and automatic actions that will be applied to new messages as they arrive in your mailbox. Your email program will first check to see if a new message meets the conditions you have specified, then it will perform an action such as move it to a folder. Rules […]

Phishing is the practice of using spam emails to fool people into revealing private information that can be used for identity theft. The typical phishing scam involves an email that looks like it was sent by a legitimate organization such as a bank, credit card company, or online store such as eBay or Paypal. The […]

The term spam refers to unsolicited emails. Spam is often sent by mass mailing operations that use computers to send millions of messages in a short period of time. Spam has become a popular marketing tactic because it is cheap and easy to send. Also, many spammers set up their accounts overseas in countries where […]

Proper Internet etiquette is often referred to as Netiquette. Students and teachers can avoid embarrassing situations by adhering to some simple guidelines for electronic communication. The following is a list of standards for Netiquette: Always identify yourself and keep your messages brief and to the point. Remember that not everyone accesses email from a computer […]

An attachment is simply an additional file sent with an email message. An attachment can be an image file, a Word document, or one of many other supported file types. When your recipients open your message, they can double-click on the attached file to open it with the program assigned to that file type on […]

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