Warning: the following contains explicit SSL

(or, Messaging: Port Probing Demystified) The "Require SSL" checkbox in the account configuration wizard for POP3/IMAP accounts is an often misunderstood feature.  It’s somewhat ironic, then, that the intent of the checkbox is actually to simplify account configuration. Compare the following two screenshots taken from WM6 Standard and Mozilla Thunderbird. Notice how much more complexity…

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Smartdial: Combining Calls and Contacts

In a recent post I talked about the introduction of Smartdial to WM Professional and described a bit of what it does.  In a nutshell, it provides you with a filterable list of calls and contacts.   But I thought I should say a little bit more about the “calls and contacts” part of that…

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