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    Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Hello fellow fanatics! I am done with MSN Hot mail...too problematic and poor CSR help.

    Considering Gmail or Yahoo mail. I don't know the advantages or disadvantages of each or which one is better.


    Any thoughts appreciated!

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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    I personally prefer my Gmail account - I don't even remember the last time I used my Yahoo! account. I just like all of the services that can tie in with Google and can work together. I know Yahoo! has a very similar range of products, but I just prefer the Google line. My Gmail is really well integrated with my Blackberry, too (I'm sure Yahoo works the same way, but I haven't tried it).


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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    I have both, and rarely use Yahoo if that tells you anything. Gmail's interaction, so to speak, between it's email and it's voice function is much easier than Yahoo Mails is with it's Messenger.......if that is a function you will use much.



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    I've used both and GMail wins by miles in my opinion



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Gmail by a mile. Works great with smartphones other apps.



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Definitely gmail



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Yahoo charges for Pop access, Gmail is free. Ball game, Gmail.



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Still using my free aol account - at this point it'd be too difficult to send everyone my new e-mail address (or I'm too lazy).

    That and it does everything I need it to do.



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Man, I dont' understand the Gmail love.

    I had to change after getting hacked (ex-girl friend) and really miss the Front Page of My Yahoo. i-Google is inferior

    Ever try updating your contacts address in gmail; it takes a minute just to find the edit and save keys which are in fine print, off to the upper corner.

    Also it's annoying to get the entire thread of emails in stacked form. when responding on the same subject.

    Gmail does a good job of spam filtering and the search function is handy, but the look and i-Google is inferior to Yahoo


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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    gmail is way better. i kept getting spam in my yahoo account



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    gmail easily. It is much more stripped down kind of like Google Chrome, which I prefer.



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Gmail's spam filter is awesome.


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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    you can have both, you know.

    "...and poor CSR help."

    I'm surprised you would expect ANY such help. We're you born in the 40's?


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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Gmail wins.....hands down



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    Re: Yahoo mail VS. Gmail

    Open a Gmail account and use Thunderbird for your email client.

    Open a yahoo account for just your junk email. Any place that asks you to sign up giving your email address and you think they will send you crap, use that email address.



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