How to get Vivaldi’s new email client

Jack Wallen shows you how to get Vivaldi’s new Email client and asks the question, “Can this replace my current solution?”

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As a die-hard Linux user, I am here to tell you that finding a good email client on the open source platform isn’t as easy as it should be. The current offerings are either too basic, too complicated, offer an outdated UI, or don’t function as reliably as I’d like them to.  My default Linux email client has been Thunderbird for years. It’s good, but not great. After using Apple’s Mail, I

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IT consultants: It’s time to chuck the roadmaps

The multi-year IT roadmap has outlived its usefulness and usually becomes “shelfware.” Let’s rethink this way of planning for the future.

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As a long-time consultant, what I’m about to say may well be regarded as blasphemy in many circles, especially as I’ve delivered countless projects where the end result was a roadmap of some sort. While nearly every client request I get includes a roadmap as its primary outcome, I’ve spent the last several years talking my clients out of roadmaps. Much like it would be foolhardy to waste time meticulously planning a route to climb Mt.

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Mental wellbeing at work: Tips for employees, managers and executives

Business leaders, analysts and experts offer their top tips for supporting employee mental wellbeing through the winter months.

Employees of all levels have a role to play in promoting workplace wellbeing.

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Many employees have been working from home for the majority of 2020 at this point, but that’s not to say that managing remote workforces is now easy or straightforward. Sure, we may have overcome the initial technical and administrative blips that marred the first few months of the great office shutdown, yet there are still a number of cultural and behavioral changes that are going to take

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iPhone 12 Series Users Report Significant Battery Drain Even in Standby

iPhone 12 complaints continue to mount as a battery drain issue is now being reported by users. An iPhone 12 Pro user took to Apple forums to complain that his unit was draining battery power when idle with almost no background activity at a rate of 4 percent, which, he claims, was much faster than his previous iPhone 11 Pro. Several others chimed in saying they were experiencing the same issue of battery drain even when the iPhone was on standby. This comes after the reported signal drop issues noticed on almost all iPhone 12 series models.

Apple forums are

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Open source predictions for 2021

Jack Wallen dons his prognostication fedora to predict what he believes will be a banner year for open source.

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When I think of open source and 2021, a Saga song comes to mind: “On The Loose.” I believe no one can stop open source in the coming year–that’s how big it’s going to get. That’s saying something, given how enterprise businesses already depend on open source technology on a daily basis. The dependency we’re currently experiencing is nothing compared to what I predict for the coming year.

Of course, it’s not just about business, as I

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