Eli MacKinnon

Product Engineer
Eli MacKinnon is a product engineer at Skiff. Eli is a graduate of Stanford’s Master’s in International Policy program, where his studies focused on cyber security and digital privacy.
Eli MacKinnonOutlook spam folder—Location and spam protection measuresLearn to manage the Outlook spam folder. This article is a guide to identifying spam and keeping your inbox clean and secure from unwanted emails.
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Eli MacKinnonSearch reimagined in SkiffWe've launched a whole new search experience in Skiff Mail, Pages, and Drive.
Eli MacKinnonAlternative to Apple Mail—three options reviewedIf you need an alternative to Apple Mail for your Mac, there are many options you can explore. This guide reviews some of the best email clients to consider.
Eli MacKinnonHow to encrypt emails in Yahoo—a comprehensive guideLearn how to encrypt emails in Yahoo and prevent unauthorized access to your messages. Our detailed guide teaches you about email privacy and ways to ensure it!
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Eli MacKinnonCloud backup for Android—is Google Drive the best way to keep your data safe?When it comes to cloud backup for Android, Google Drive seems like a no-brainer. Learn why it might not be the best choice and explore better alternatives.
Eli MacKinnonCloud data protection—how to secure sensitive information and avoid privacy risksCloud data protection is essential for preventing breaches and keeping your files safe. Discover its key practices and learn how to implement them.
Eli MacKinnonHow to delete an Outlook account—temporary and permanent solutionsLooking to move on to a new email service? Learn how to delete an Outlook account, keep your data, and choose a viable alternative to the platform.
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Eli MacKinnonWhy won’t Google give a straight answer on whether Bard was trained on Gmail data?Is the tech giant's large language model trained on private Gmail data? The answer might depend on what the meaning of the word 'is' is...
Eli MacKinnonTutanota vs. ProtonMail—objective comparison by expertsPrivacy-first email services are in a league of their own! We’ve sorted out the Tutanota vs. ProtonMail dilemma—find out which service offers better protection.
Eli MacKinnonIs my email compromised? Facts about email hacking and ways to prevent itIf you’re wondering “Is my email compromised?”, we are here to present the warning signs, explain the most common types of attacks, and help reduce the damage.