The Internet For Dummies, 14th Edition
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Don’t use the mailbox that comes with your Internet connection, because if you change Internet providers you’ll lose your email address. Instead, sign up for a free mailbox with one of these webmail services:
  • Gmail is Google’s mail service. You also get a free Google ID that you can use for an online calendar and other services.

  • Yahoo Mail also gives you access to Yahoo’s other services, like their Flickr photo-sharing site.

  • Outlook.com is Microsoft’s mail site, the new version of Hotmail. You can use your Microsoft account for other services, like OneDrive, where you can store files online.

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John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert and consumer advocate who works against online fraud and email spam. Margaret Levine Young is a technology author who has written on topics ranging from the Internet to Windows to Access.

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