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Manage all your email with Gmail

You can use one Gmail Account to manage all your email. I use Google Gmail for all my websites, charter.com, my work email, and even my Yahoo and AOL.

Since everything is going to Gmail I do not need real mailboxes for any of my websites. I just setup the domains webmail system to forward all email to my gmail address. There are two ways to do this.
One way is to have all mail sent to yourname@yourdomain.com forwarded to youraddress@gmail.comThe other way is to setup a catch all account and forward all email sent to anyname @yourdomain.com to youraddress@gmail.comSo the people you reply to do not need to understand whats going on (it could be confusing to them) google allows you to select how to handle replies and how to handle new outgoing emails. You get to select what email address is the default for new outgoing emails, and what email address to use for replies.

I have my email set to reply using the same account the email was sent to, and I've picked the default email account …

Chrome Notebook

I got an email from Google on Dec 7, 2010 asking if I wanted to signup for the Chrome Notebook beta program. Well yes... So two months went by and I had almost forgotten about it, till this past Tuesday Feb 8, 2011 when I got home from work there it was sitting in my driveway waiting for me. First I have to say thank you Google, I love it. For the past year or more I've told several people that my next computer would be a laptop and it would not be running windows. I did not know if it would be Google Chrome OS or Android, I have to say as much as I love Chrome on my Windows PC, I love my Android more, but sometimes you just need a real keyboard and mouse. Well as it turned out it was actually an Apple MacBook... Ya... can you believe it? Cause everyone knows I hate Apple. The MacBook came in just a few days before the Chrome NoteBook. Now I love my Chrome and all things Google, but I hate to say it... as much as I hate Apple, I do not hate my MacBook, but enough about Apple and t…