There were two web interfaces you could use to check your aktivix emails: horde and roundcube. Due to circumstances beyond aktivix’s control, we can no longer support roundcube.
As for horde – webmail is really only a backup for those occasions when you are not sitting in front of your own computer. Of course if you do not own a computer you do need to use the web alternative, but if you have access to the same computer/s regularly, you are encouraged to have a copy of thunderbird for you especially if you want to easily use encryption and other nice bits, like .. read on. Continue reading
This is a quick answer to a quick question. It just got useful enough to publish here.
pop3 if you have an intermitent internet connection, for example on the phone line as it was common years ago, where you would connect as if it was a phonecall so you would just fetch your emails quickly and then read them offline to free the line up for phonecalls.
If we would not accept to receive our bank statements on a postcard and we always seal our love letters, why do keep sending non-encrypted emails? Probably, because encrypting an email is not as simple as sealing an envelope. While it only takes a simple gesture to close an envelope, email encryption requires, namely: a pair of keys, a passphrase to activate them and a program to handle it all. One of the most popular ways to use encryption is probably with Thunderbird and its PGP plug-in. Once both are installed, it is all pretty intuitive.
But what do you do if you don’t even have a computer, and/or you have to use computers that are not yours, to connect to the internet? Continue reading