Startup initiatives from Down Under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

Earlier this week, the US Postal Service reported another dismal quarter of financial results. It’s the latest in a string of bad news for a national service that has been in slow decline since

Yahoo Mail rolls out a rebuilt, redesigned service, including a new ad-free option

Following its Verizon acquisition, Yahoo today is rolling out a revamped and rebuilt Mail application for its 225 million monthly active users. The update includes a new design, feature set, and techn

The post office will now email you photos of your mail before it’s delivered

Informed Delivery is a service from the United States Postal Service that scans the outside of your mail and shows you the images each morning before the mail is actually delivered. While you still wo

Apple unbundles its native apps like Mail, Maps, Music and more, puts them in the App Store

Apple today has made a big change to its suite of native applications for iOS devices, like Mail, Stocks, Compass, Calculator, Watch, Weather and others: it's now making these available as standalone

EasilyDo’s speedy new mail app puts a smart assistant in your inbox

Productivity app maker EasilyDo is best known for its smart assistant for iPhone that lets you do things like organize your travel plans, track shipments, update your contacts, create personalized ema

ProtonMail’s encrypted email service exits beta, adds iOS, Android apps

As Apple continues to battle the US Government's desire to work around the security of its mobile operating system, European encrypted email startup, ProtonMail, is choosing the latest skirmish in the

Spark, The Mailbox Alternative, Lands On The iPad

Spark, the email program that is set to replace the ever-popular but defunct Mailbox, has landed on the iPad and iPad Pro, a move that should please email power users. The app sports a number of popul

Google Inbox Gets Sharable Trip Bundles, Improved Photo Attachments

Inbox by Gmail, Google's next-gen email client for mobile and the web, has its fair share of marquee features, but one of its most useful is its ability to bundle emails about an upcoming trip into a

Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Yahoo Mail So We Put Gmail In Your Yahoo Mail

If you’re a real fan of the newly redesigned Yahoo Mail, but also use Gmail, today is your day. Seriously, throw a damn party. The Yahoo Mail team announced that you can now manage your Gmail fr

Gmail, We Need To Talk

Dear Gmail: Two years ago, you launched an ambitious endeavor with to bring a new level of richness to email. allowed senders to embed rich meta data in email that allowed any mo

New Outlook For Mac Now Available, Rest Of Office For Mac Updates Coming In 2015

We’ve seen leaks of a new Office for Mac 2015 suite circulate, but the new version of Outlook for Mac is already here, at least for Office 365 subscribers. The overhauled email client includes a

Email App Acompli Arrives On Android, Adds A “Focused” Inbox That Displays Your Most Important Mail First

One of the better mobile email applications to emerge in recent months is Acompli, an app designed for business and professional users looking for a simple, but powerful tool to manage their email, ca

InboxCube App Lets You Visualize Your Email Attachments, Photos And More

A number of startups lately have taken on the somewhat hefty challenge of rethinking email for the mobile-first era. But many of these are centered around task management and triage, like Dropbox-acqu

Framebench’s New “Mail Markup” Tool Lets You Annotate Files Right In Gmail

Framebench, a Google Docs-like platform for creative collaboration, is out today with a new tool for those who regularly need to annotate and markup attachments shared via email. With “Mail Ma

No, The New Gmail API Is Not Killing IMAP

Yesterday, at Google's I/O developer conference, the company announced a new way for developers to build apps that integrate with Gmail, via its brand-new Gmail API. Designed to allow programmatic acc

ProtonMail Is A Swiss Secure Mail Provider That Won’t Give You Up To The NSA

In the wake of the Lavabit's demise and increased interest in secure mail services, Switzerland-based ProtonMail is looking to zap a little life into the old PGP mail server market. Currently crowdfun

Inky Launches A Smarter Email Client For iOS That Sorts And Filters Your Email For You

Thanks to a resurged interest in mobile email applications following the sale of popular “email triage” utility Mailbox to Dropbox last year, a number of new email applications have been m

Mailbird Brings Speed Reading Technology To Email

<a target="_blank" href="">Mailbird</a>, a PC email client bearing resemblance to popular <a target="_blank" href="">Mac app</a> (and <a hr

Mailtracker For iOS Brings Read Receipt Functionality To Apple’s Default Mail Application

Want to stalk people via email, so you’ll know the moment they read your message? Or maybe you want to know if they gave your message a good look, instead of only a glance? Mailtracker, a newl

BlinkMail Brings A Mailbox-Like Email Triage Experience To Mac Users

A new application called <a target="_blank" href="">BlinkMail</a>, launching into beta today, offers Mac users a different way to manage their email inbox from their desk
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