Archives for February, 2011

What is an email server?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery. A computer dedicated to running such applications is
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What is webmail?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

Webmail is an email client implemented as a web application accessed via a web browser. In short, webmail is a way to access your email account by using web browser. It is totally web based and hence the name webmail. You do not need specialized software on your system to use webmail. In fact you
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What is an e-mail client?
Monday, February 14th, 2011 by Chinh Do

In most cases, your email account exists on a central server, and not on your personal computer or workstation. An email client is software that allows you to read and send email through your account by connecting to this server. Email clients generally provide a simple interface through which you can access your email account.
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