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  • Gmail, We Need To Talk Crunch Network

    Gmail, We Need To Talk

    Dear Gmail: Two years ago, you launched an ambitious endeavor with Schema.org to bring a new level of richness to email. Schema.org allowed senders to embed rich meta data in email that allowed any modern email client, not just Gmail, to present actionable items within email. It felt like Gmail was taking the lead in email innovation. Read More

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

    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 new look and feel, as well as search that extends to archived mail (whether stored online or on corporate servers), better all around performance, push email support and more. Microsoft also… Read More

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

    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, calendar, and shared files while on the go. Today, the company is bringing its app to Android users, while also launching a new feature called “Focused Inbox,” which is similar to… Read More

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

    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-acquired Mailbox, for example. A newer company called InboxCube instead is focused on putting the content inside emails first, allowing you to visually search through and access different… Read More

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

    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 Markup,” Gmail users will be able to annotate and leave comments on attachments like PDFs and images without having to first download the files to their computer, then make their changes… Read More

  • No, The New Gmail API Is Not Killing IMAP

    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 access to messages, threads, labels and drafts, the API was initially misunderstood by some as Google’s attempt to “kill off IMAP,” an older email protocol that offers… Read More

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

    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 crowdfunded far past its goal of $100,000, the service wants to make it cheap and easy to get a secure email account with just enough paranoia built-in to keep you safe. Read More

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

    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 making their way to mobile devices. The latest is Inky, the mobile counterpart to a sleek, Mac desktop-based email client launched in 2012. Like the earlier version of Inky’s software… Read More

  • Mailbird Brings Speed Reading Technology To Email

    Mailbird Brings Speed Reading Technology To Email

    Mailbird, a PC email client bearing resemblance to popular Mac app (and Google acquisition) Sparrow, is introducing an interesting feature in the hopes of helping users save time when reading long emails. The company has now added a “speed reader” option, which, when clicked, lets you read emails in a similar way to reading other text in other speed reading apps, like… Read More

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

    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 newly launched app for iPhone, allows you to do just that, and more. Email stalking? Oh god, why am I telling you about this one? I’m already imagining the horror of the PR person’s… Read More

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

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

    A new application called BlinkMail, launching into beta today, offers Mac users a different way to manage their email inbox from their desktop. Though competing in the same general space as other OS X mail clients like Sparrow or Airmail, what makes BlinkMail interesting is that its main focus is on email triage. Its user interface is inspired by gesture-based mobile apps like Mailbox… Read More