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Reservations open for upcoming Mailbox for iPhone app

The developers behind the soon-to-be-released app Mailbox for iPhone is expecting a lot of interest, so it's accepting reservations for early access now.

Email clients: Fast, fluid, ineffective

Chris Breen suggests that, in an era of simple and sleek, the days of the powerful email client are over.

Keep track of important messages with Mail's VIPs

If you get a lot of email, you know how hard it can be to spot messages from friends and family, or from your most important contacts. Mail's new VIPs feature can help whether you're using your Mac, iOS device, or iCloud mail.

Mac Gems: ForgetMeNot keeps you from forgetting email attachments

ForgetMeNot is an add-on for Mail that spares you embarrassment by making sure you really have attached the files you've referenced in your email.

Review: MailMate 1.5 is no frills, all business when it comes to email

If you live and die by email, MailMate may prove a godsend, especially at its reasonable $30 price tag.

Seeing double with Mail VIP notifications

Plagued by duplicate VIP notifications in Mountain Lion's Mail? Dan Moren's got the fix for what ails you.

Review: AltaMail is a modest improvement over iOS's Mail app

This mail app offers enough features to be an improvement over the built-in Mail app, though some of its peripheral capabilities don't impress.

What you don’t know about passwords might hurt you

If you have a password strategy at all, it's probably seriously out of date. Joe Kissell steps through what you need to know now to keep your accounts safe.

U.S. Capitol

Senate bill to allow warrantless government access to your online services

A Senate bill that, at one point, would have protected e-mail privacy has gone the opposite way, and would allow government surveillance of online services without a warrant if passed into law.

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Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Giant Apple event, miniature iPad, and medium-sized Macs

This week, Apple announced a slew of new products for you to spend your hard-earned money on, we took a look at some great new software and hardware, and what week would be complete without us showing you how to do things that you've never done before.