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When good email disappears: Archiving old messages

A faithful reader has found that his email vanishes shortly after launching Outlook. With a backup and a severed Internet connection, those missives can be kept forever.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9.1 with Mail fixes

If "solutions for a buggy Mail app" was on your holiday wish list, Apple has delivered: The company released an update to OS X Mavericks Monday that purportedly fixes several of the Mail app issues users ran into.

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Google updates Gmail to always display photos embedded in emails

And we thought that Gmail didn't want us to see images because sometimes they're annoying.

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Foxmail review: Email client from China, with moderate affection

Tencent's Mac email client can be used with email providers in the U.S., and it sports a clean design and a few clever features. But it's better suited for users of the company's services in China.

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How to slim down your inbox

A bloated email inbox is little help to anyone. Chris Breen offers tips for filtering out the cruft.

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Sanebox review: Recover your email sanity

Sanebox is a cloud-based tool designed to keep clutter out of your inbox. It's not perfect, but overall, it works very well.

SaneBox email filtering now offered in Boxer iOS app

Integration of two popular platforms makes powerful remedy for email overload.

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Opera Mail review: Email client is a blast from the past

Opera's email client is far from modern looking, but once you get it set up, it works wells.

Unibox 1.0 review: A welcome, fresh new approach to email on the Mac

Unibox still has some rough edges, but it's a new way of doing email that really works.

Motorola's push mail patent ruled partly invalid in Germany

The Motorola message synchronization patent had been forcing Apple to switch off iOS push email services in Germany for more than a year.