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How to back up Gmail to Hotmail or a desktop email program (Download Squad)

Feb 28th 2011 4:01PM I totally disagree with using Outlook ( sorry I have no experience with Thunderbird in Modern times). Outlook is Microsoft's premier bug machine. There are so many bugs I have lost count on what can go wrong with this program. Thank g'd for Gmail , ah you want a backup , use backupify, I use that for months and I am not worried. Over the last ten years if I had to count the grey hairs that I got when my Outlook crashed and destroyed my precious e-mail data base I would be suing Microsoft. Unfortunately Outlook is the corporate icon and almost everybody uses it so we have no real choice but for home stuff or if you are a small business steer very clear from this terrible program. for the amount of times that Gmail has crashed (probably twice since it started) during which I have never lost any e mail I must say there is no better and nothing comes even close (not hotmail or yahoo or any other such web based client). The only thing that kills me about gmail and all of googles products is the rate at which they bring them out and/or change them. its so slow you would think that Google was run by the government.
Hope that they will pick up the pace now that the CEO has been changed but we will have to wait and see.

G'd Bless America and Google!!

Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 is out of Beta, available to download as a standalone app (Download Squad)

Oct 26th 2010 11:28AM I stand corrected!

Good for you, the advantage of electronic media, one can look something up and have an answer in seconds.

Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 is out of Beta, available to download as a standalone app (Download Squad)

Oct 26th 2010 8:45AM back it up?? these are know facts , just google the number of skype user vs the number of msn users and you will see the difference. Do you deny that the number of skype users vastly out numbers the number of MSN users and of the superiority of the skype platform??

Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 is out of Beta, available to download as a standalone app (Download Squad)

Oct 25th 2010 10:13PM Hey guys, if you haven't noticed messenger is long dead (R.I.P.) , it died cause it couldn't deliver the quality voice communications that Skype did . Most people used to use messenger as a texting platform but when skype came along with both quality voice and texting ability it just blasted messenger out of the water! So very few people really care about messenger anymore although many have it installed due to Microsoft's push of windows live through the windows update mechanism.
R.I.P Messenger and soon to be R.I.P Microsoft viva la Google .
The King is dead (Messenger ) long live the king SKYPE!!!!

Netflix now streams unlimited TV and movies in Canada for $7.99 per month (Download Squad)

Sep 27th 2010 9:05AM CRTC, they are a real pain . Because of them we don't have skype-in numbers in Canada except by some third party service(Virtufone and one other) .Can you tell me what is Canadian content?? This country is supposed to be a mosaic, absorbing all different cultures including the American one, of course that only applies in some cases not all. A country of equals, some equal "more" and some equal "less". After being born here, living overseas for thirty years and then coming back, I see little has changed unfortunately.

God Bless America!

Without it we would probably be much worse off!

Netflix now streams unlimited TV and movies in Canada for $7.99 per month (Download Squad)

Sep 27th 2010 8:36AM So basically you are saying that whatever they have now on the list is basically what they will have in the future ? because I went through the list of movies and shows that they have now and its pretty pitiful, most of the good stuff from the states is missing and to tell you the truth I doubt the worth of this system if they don't seriously update the library withing a year. Honestly, the CRTC really doesn't interest me and I gave up fighting government at the age of 21 , when I finishing university about 35 years ago. Unfortunately , either the system(Netflix) cuts or it doesn't and we cut it , CRTC artists or whatever, I'll cut them so slag if I feel that they have a chance of change but if not then , we'll move on and hope for better times.

Thanks for your comments . I wonder if you feel that there is a chance to move these subjects forward??

Netflix now streams unlimited TV and movies in Canada for $7.99 per month (Download Squad)

Sep 26th 2010 11:07AM can somebody please eplain to me why the selection in Canada is different to that is the states and what is the difference. This is unfair and underhanded, there is no explanation of this when you sign up. They make it sound like its the same. unfair advertising. I am sure that many people were sucked in like me by their false advertising,.If there is truely a difference I don't intend on going past the first month!! Can somebody please explain this to me?? Is there a significant difference or is this just some American who wants to feel better than Canadians ( you are you are , just give us the full Netflix and we'll shut up afterall pride is for stupid politicians , we need pure enjoyment ie full Netflix!

Starbucks begins offering free two-click WiFi access in US and Canada (Engadget)

Jul 1st 2010 9:11AM How unfortunate that Starbucks uses two clicks. I would have enjoyed using my great IPEVO SO-20 IP-phone which won't work since no browser. I don't understand why I need terms of service ?? This sounds dumb if I don't pay, no tickeee no shirtee? No Pay no conditions , NO??

ASUS hops on the AMD train with Geode-based Eee PC 1201K (Engadget)

Jun 13th 2010 12:10PM You got to hand to Asus they really know their stuff, but they have a tendency to do stupid things , I wonder if the head of research is am alcoholic or just freaked out on LSD?? Why oh why did they use a SIS chip set??? Yes its cheap, but SIS chip sets are well know for them incomparability problems. I guess thats why they went with windows XP and not 7 cause it takes SIS about five years to work out all their kinks! Believe me I have purchased several SIS chipsets and each and everyone had compatibility problems. Every time I feel brave I buy another one and then regret it and have to argue with the store to give it back.Happened at least three times in the last six years. Don't go near this machine!! You have been forewarned , it will make you grey early. And if Asus is listening, Shame on you , you do know better than to sell junk to your loyal clients!!!

Google Voice may hit your desktop soon, as a Skype competitor (Download Squad)

Apr 9th 2010 1:14PM stay in europe and stay out of arguments between Canadians and Americans! When you grow up and understand that hey is for horses or ex Canadians maybe we will let you into Canada. After that you can immigrate to the states with the rest of us. Hey i am sick of using vpn's and annonomizers to illegally bypass what should be free anyways. there are no free voip clients which allow give you both a number and allow you to call PSTN lines for free legally. skype is great for most but if we can get it for free it will be a revolution which will modernize the capitalist world.and send AT &T to the gulag or similar.