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Review Roundup: Mac email clients

Looking for a mail application other than Apple Mail? There are several alternatives, all offering different features and user interfaces.

The anatomy of the Mail window

This week Professor Breen begins a series of looks at Apple's Mail application.

Sending email to all the addresses a contact has

In those "All Hands On Deck" moments you want to be able to send email messages to every address a contact has. And you'd like to do so easily. Chris Breen offers a handful of suggestions.

Dropbox acquires Mailbox

Dropbox has acquired the popular free email app Mailbox.

Review: MailForge 3 email client turns back the clock—and stays there

Macsimize Software attempts to revive Eudora with this email client.

Review: Swizzle sweeps out your inbox

This free service cleans up your inbox by sweeping marketing messages into a daily digest-style email. It makes it easy to unsubscribe from unwanted mail, but it also pushes you toward even more marketing email.

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Silent email filtering makes iCloud an unreliable option

Apple's iCloud email service blocks messages containing certain phrases. Lex Friedman and Dan Moren argue that, because of this policy, folks who depend on email shouldn't rely on iCloud.

Recovering a lost Outlook message

Spotlight can find an email message that Outlook can't. Yet you can't open it. Unless, of course, you know Chris Breen's convoluted recovery trick.

Review: MailPop Pro for Gmail doesn’t stand out from the email client crowd

MailPop Pro for Gmail cheerfully fulfills all the functions of a lightweight Gmail client. But it also adds little to distinguish itself from a passel of similar rivals—which makes its few negative differences stand out even more.

Answer Line: Why do I get so much spam?

Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Carol asked why there's so much of it.

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