Backing up your Gmail Account

 Using Google Tackout

Goto Google Takeout, select what portions of your Google account you want to archive and click “Next”, choose your archive format and then click “Create archive”. You will be mailed a link to donwload once the archive process has been completed.

Using Gmail Backup

Download Gmail Backup from here, and install it.

Before you run it you will need to reduce Gmails security to allow Gmail Backup access. Go here and “Enable ” less secure access. Remember to “Disable” it once your backup is done.

  1. Open the Gmail account you want to import from.
  2. Click the gear in the top right.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
    Forwarding, POP & IMAP tab
  5. In the “POP Download” section, select Enable POP for all mail.
  6. In the drop-down menu next to “2. When messages are accessed with POP,” choose what to do with messages in this account, such as keep Gmail’s copy in the inbox (recommended).
  7. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Now run Gmail Backup, put in your Gmail account details and give the software a location to backup to. Finally click Backup, this process may take quite some time if you have a lot of mail in Gmail.


Asus Transformer Book T100

Looking for a device that could replace your outdated Windows XP PC for basic office use then the Asus T100 might be for you.

The Asus Transformer Book T100 is a 2-in-1 ultraportable laptop with 10-inch tablet.

You get the benefits of a tablet running Windows 8.1 (you’ll most likely need to upgrade from 8), that transforms in a mini laptop so that you can do some more intensive typing.

ASUS Transformer Book T100
Processor Quad core Intel® Atom™ processor
Operating System Windows 8.1 with MS Office Home & Student 2013
Main Memory 2GB
Storage 32GB eMMC with ASUS WebStorage
32GB eMMC + 500GB HDD with ASUS Webstorage
64GB eMMC with ASUS Webstorage
Display 10.1″ HD (1366*768) IPS with multi-touch
Graphics Intel HD Graphics
Camera 1.2Mp camera
Battery 31Whr (11 hrs)
Dimensions Tablet: 10.4” x 6.7” x 0.41”
Dock: 10.4” x 6.7” x 0.51”
Weight Tablet only: 1.2 lbs
Tablet with Dock: 2.4 lbs
Tablet with HDD Dock: 2.5lbs