Saturday, May 14, 2011

Why You Should Dump Outlook and Windows Live Mail

The main advantage of webmail services is portability. It lets you check send and receive email from your own computer desktop, or any computer in the world.
Why stay chained to your desktop, when you can check email from your laptop, iPad, or mobile phone?
There are many webmail services like Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo. Millions of people use them to stay connected to their email inbox anywhere there is an Internet connection.

Webmail is maintenance-free for users, too. There is no need to download, install or update software, junk mail definition databases, or other app components. Webmail requires only a standard web browser, eliminating one more disk-hogging application program. Over time, email messages can consume a lot of disk space, but with webmail, messages remain on the provider's server. 

Messages are easily searched, archived, deleted, forwarded, etc., all without eating up your hard drive, processor power or bandwidth. That's especially important when dealing with messages that include large attached files. Read more.....