Chapter 8

Using Mail and iChat

Staying connected with others has a whole new meaning in today's world of the Internet. E-mail is a fast and inexpensive way to communicate with others. It is so ubiquitous that asking others for contact information automatically includes e-mail. People are so accustomed to using e-mail to connect with business contacts, friends and family that they demand it from hotels and motels when they travel. Such locations will often compete with each other by adding free high-speed Internet service. Connection to the Internet is a needed service for both business and personal communication.

Your Mac includes an excellent e-mail program simply called Mail. With it, you can, of course, do standard e-mail, but you can easily ...

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