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Old 09-20-2007, 01:39 PM   #1
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Just this morning my employer has blocked access to Gmail from within the firewall. Access to all other major email providers has been blocked for a long time. It finally caught up with me...Gmail is blocked too!

So, since I heavily rely on my gmail for personal business throughout the day, I need to find an alternative. Meaning, I need a cell phone that handle email messaging.

What do you guys recommend? I'm a KISS (keep it simple stupid) type of person when it comes to cell phones. The more simple, the better. I've never even sent a text message! But, I need to integrate in my Gmail. Help!
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put vnc or someother remote solution on your home pc. remote into home pc and use that pc. this is how I keep track of home computers on the road.
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I have a Razr phone and access both gmail and hotmail accounts. It is simple.
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a pda phone could be a good option if you wanna spend the $$$.
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VNC - that'* a good idea. Never thought about that. That would also allow me to do other things from the home PC during the day. I like that one!

Is the Razr easy to type on? That'* also very important to me. Sometimes my email messages become quite long.
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Have they blocked Proxy sites?

If not. use them to access Gmail
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VNC - that'* a good idea. Never thought about that. That would also allow me to do other things from the home PC during the day. I like that one!
it cheap (free) and easy and can be implemented tonight. you will need to set up a port forward on you home router, I can help if you need me to.
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Have they blocked Proxy sites?

If not. use them to access Gmail
thats a good idea

www.vtunnel.com is a decent one
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Have they blocked Proxy sites?

If not. use them to access Gmail
thats a good idea

www.vtunnel.com is a decent one
I'm not exactly sure what a proxy site is. But, vtunnel.com is also blocked.

I just can't win.
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Unfortunately for you, Mark, it sounds like your IT guys are on the ball. :(
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