Lots To Like In Your New IceWarp Email!
With a new, inside-out redesign, your new IceWarp Email Client aims to please! For starters, a new graphically appealing and intuitive log-in page allows for company branding and personalized colors. The same look and feel welcomes users with large LCDs, tablets, in any browser of choice.
Other great features include:
- New tablet interface – Enjoy touch and SmartAttach, plus much more
- Automatic MS Office or Open Office integration – Open, edit – no need to download and upload
- Outlook-like Folder Tabs – One-click switching between Mail, Contact, Calendar and other tasks
- Drag and Drop Files From Desktop – Drag one or multiple files for intuitive uploads
- Preview Pane – Get a quick look at item contents
- Speedy! – Improved background caching and syncing let you cruise through tasks
- Combined Calendar View – Display multiple calendars side by side
- New Signatures & Aliases – Flexible options to create aliases and signatures
- Signature Builder – Easily create uniform vCard default signatures across the company
- Next/Previous Message Browsing – Quickly browse between messages using paging arrows.
- Easily Schedule Resources – New Resource folders lets you create events that automatically appear in user calendars with attendee invitations.
For many, who are disenchanted with Microsoft’s tone-deaf approach to Win 8, the new upgrade won’t be enough. For others, well, maybe. According to Forrester, Win 8 in current iterations won’t gain enough traction to become a standard. IT is particularly adverse to this upgrade. Interestingly, though, again, according to Forrester, users have warmed up to the new version. Here are several links to recent articles: Engadget, Forrester, and The Verge.
Who’s Peeking At Your Skype Chats & Calls?
Oops, your private Skype calls and chats may not be so private after all. It seems that not only is Skype (Microsoft) scanning messages for security reasons, but it is also scanning “https urls,” which are supposed to be private. Most of us reasonably expect that this type of messaging is private, but perhaps not. It’s also unclear what Microsoft does with that data. . Just what Microsoft needed, eh, especially since they have pounded Google for privacy infringement in a long-running “scroogled” campaign. Here’s this interesting perspective from Infoworld