Group: Save The Planet

  • Electricity

    Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago

    Recent program re: storage in iCloud. They highlighted how many pictures are store and the facility uses a lot of electricity.
    One person had over 16000.

    Should we all look what we can delete?

    • Yes, we should, and I read recently that we should also stop sending emails that just say 'Thanks', ..

    • I used to have an automatic received/read reply set on emails I sent, but I assume this uses electri..

    • @Li... I'm afraid it does, yes!

    • I`ve been doing it.@Lo... I`m back to about 2014!! Guess what? I saw that very programme. `Is yo..

    • Oh dear, I've got loads of old work related stuff to delete then.

    • @Ha... best get on with it then. Not guilty here as don't know how to use it anyway!

    • So, backing up or copying onto external hard drive? Or making separate hard copies on disks? Or prin..

    • I didn't see the programme, but I did hear the calculations were done on the back of a fag packet 10..

    • @Li... You have to back things up if you use your computer for work purposes - my Mac backs up const..

    • The answer is to charge for storage, but without legislation it would be a brave company to move fir..

    • In many countries and many different spheres charging just tidies-up the useage(of whatever) of a fe..

    • There could be a reasonable free allowance which is how it used to be.

    • @Li... If you can archive essential messages onto your computer system (which should then be backed ..

    • @Di... I have Thunderbird, but it does take a long time to open as I have too many old emails, whic..

    • I use outlook express to download e-mails to my computer, but they are still in my Gmail account unl..

    • So if you have a gmail account does that mean that somewhere in gmail`s`Cloud` is every gmail email ..

    • Yes, if you don't delete them from your account. I don't know if additional backup copies are kept.

    • I have NO idea how!! Once it`s in the Cloud I have no idea anyway.

    • In my trash bin it says "Messages that have been in the Bin for more than 30 days will be deleted au..

    • I believe your service provider also keeps emails. Had a look around once but never found them.

    • @Kr... I understood that messages were all in the cloud initially and that this is the syst..

    • Question when I delete my emails in laptop will they be automatically deleted where ever they stored..

    • If you download e-mails to your laptop using an e-mail client, such as Outlook, the e-mails are stil..

    • And the emails in my bin that are deleted after 30 days? Has my server kept them too?!!

Group Description

Save The Planet

This planet is dying and we are all acting too slowly. Thoughts, debates & suggestions on how we can act FAST and attempt to save the planet.