In four months simple Mac mail client Sparrow has been downloaded over 300K times, has raised $250K in funding from luminaries like Dave Morin and from Tweetie creator Loren Brichter.
“We’re not adding social layers mail for the sake of it,” says CEO Dom Leca. The basic idea is pulling contextual information from your social network that is relevant to the users, and Leca is working on pulling in… → Read More
When Sparrow first launched in October of last year, I raved about its design and simplicity, but noted a few downsides. One was that it was Gmail-only. And even though it was Gmail-only, it lacked some of Gmail’s power features, such asPriority Inbox. With version 1.1, both of those issues have been addressed. And a whole slew of new features more has been added.
First and foremost, Sparrow… → Read More
Back in October of last year, we wrote about Sparrow, a beautiful new mail client for the Mac. But whereas most mail clients are now web-based, Sparrow decided it was time to focus on making a great native email experience once again. And today that gamble appears to be paying off. Sparrow 1.0 has just launched in the Mac App Store and it has immediately shot to the number one paid app in many… → Read More
For the longest time, all I’ve wanted is a solid native Mac client for Gmail that supports starring of messages. Sure, there have been some out there, but they’ve all been lacking. Today, I may have finally found a good one.