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Thunderbird: Stability and Community Innovation

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Thunderbird provides an open-source, cross-platform email alternative for those of us who still use stand-alone email clients (and I am one).  It’s trust-worthy, it’s under your control, and it’s built to reflect the Mozilla mission. Once again we’ve been asking the question:  is Thunderbird a likely source of innovation and...
Thunderbird: Stability and Community Innovation

Andy Rubin knew that a clean-room implementation of Java was 'unlikely' to happen at Google

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Having watched Oracle v. Google closely from the outset of the litigation more than 20 months ago, I can say that at least the trial serves to satisfy my curiosity. None of the material that has shown up is entirely surprising, but this trial adds many pieces to the puzzle....
Andy Rubin knew that a clean-room implementation of Java was 'unlikely' to happen at Google
The State Of The Word Processor: HTML Compatibility

Does the iPad Merit Its Own Email App? Meet Birdseye.

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The medium of email might be old, boring and flawed — but recently it has been getting a lot more attention, with inbox management apps like Mailbox and Sparrow (acquired by Google) and novel refreshes like AOL’s visual sorting redesign, Alto. Another interesting approach is Birdseye, which calls itself the...
Does the iPad Merit Its Own Email App? Meet Birdseye.

Digital Content Organizer Clipix Goes Beyond Bookmarks, Adds New Features To Save And Organize Email

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Clipix, a bookmarking service that lets you organize links, documents, photos and videos, just announced that it is adding email to its repertoire of supported formats. Users can now forward their emails to a private Clipix address to save and organize their messages. This, the company says, will help its...
Digital Content Organizer Clipix Goes Beyond Bookmarks, Adds New Features To Save And Organize Email

Mailbox for iPhone is the first email client built for our most personal computers

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It’s highly unlikely that you, and maybe even your children, will be able to divorce yourselves from email. It’s too engrained into Internet culture and serves as a direct allegory for the ancient and waning but still mostly reliable Postal Service. But now, we’re moving away from using stationary desktops...
Mailbox for iPhone is the first email client built for our most personal computers

Motorola forces Apple to deactivate iCloud and MobileMe push notifications for German customers

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Last night, Apple posted some new information (in German) to its German support knowledge base, informing customers using the iCloud or MobileMe push email service in Germany of the need to pull their email manually (by bringing up their email client) or configuring their email clients to check periodically for...
Motorola forces Apple to deactivate iCloud and MobileMe push notifications for German customers
Facebook updates messages layout to look and function more like email
Yahoo outs new Weather, Mail apps for iOS, Android. And they're nice!

The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

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On the heels of some of our recent findings regarding the state of CSS in email, I reckoned it was high time to shake things up a bit. So here goes – CSS3 in email lives. Ok, so I’m sorry if I made you drop your toast, there. I know...
The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

Evomail for iPad is a slick and beautiful email client, no learning curve required

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It seems that, when you pick from the list of apps that look to solve serious pain points, email clients are the ones that nobody can quite seem to get right. For those of us who prefer to do email on the iPad, however, there are loads of options. The...
Evomail for iPad is a slick and beautiful email client, no learning curve required

7 Simple Steps To Use Gmail As A Desktop Email Client

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Gmail is one of (if not the) most advanced web email provider out there. With a brilliant UI that requires minimum page refreshes, a fantastic search functionality and large storage space; it has all the necessary ingredients you could ask from an email client. Do you think it can...
7 Simple Steps To Use Gmail As A Desktop Email Client

PowerInbox: Now bringing apps to your email via the Connect API, no downloads required

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When I first discovered PowerInbox I was hugely impressed by the ability of the app to turn email into a collaborative platform, where applications can be integrated directly into an email that works on almost any platform. Since then the company launched its PowerApp API in March to nearly reinvent...
PowerInbox: Now bringing apps to your email via the Connect API, no downloads required
How Microsoft could completely change the BYOD game

Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

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Email is typically static. Because of security concerns, virtually none of the standard web-based and desktop email clients let you run JavaScript code in an HTML email, for example. Microsoft’s Hotmail made a small push in this direction in 2010, when it started whitelisting emails from a few trusted third-parties,...
Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

Facebook updates iPhone app with stickers and Chat Heads; iPad gets new design

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Facebook today announced updates for its iOS apps, which bring new messaging features to iPhone and the new News Feed design to both the iPad and iPhone. Facebook will begin offering “stickers,” which are larger emoji that are popular in Asian messaging apps like Line, KakaoTalk and WeChat. Stickers are a...
Facebook updates iPhone app with stickers and Chat Heads; iPad gets new design

Facebook Redesigns Messages With Side-By-Side Layout

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Facebook announced today that it has redesigned Facebook Messages with side-by-side layout and easier search. The new layout shows a scroll menu of all your messages on the left, with the full contents of a selected message on the right. The style is similar to many email clients. Facebook says...
Facebook Redesigns Messages With Side-By-Side Layout

Lunchwalla: Getting Together for Lunch Just Got Easier

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Making breakfast, lunch or dinner plans for any group that involves more than two people can quickly become a chore. Lunchwalla, which launched earlier today, wants to make this task a bit easier by providing you with a web service that allows you to avoid long email chains and back-and-forth...
Lunchwalla: Getting Together for Lunch Just Got Easier

500 Characters Or Less: Shortmail Updates Its iPhone App With Offline Mode, “Let’s Chill” Feature

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There aren’t too many people who love email these days, but few of us can actually live without it. Thankfully, there are a number of startups that are trying to make email more manageable. One of them is 410 Labs’ Shortmail, which restricts messages to 500 characters or less. If...
500 Characters Or Less: Shortmail Updates Its iPhone App With Offline Mode, “Let’s Chill” Feature

Early Mailbox investor "thrilled" with its sale, says app launch attracted numerous suitors

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The news of Mailbox’s acquisition by Dropbox earlier today may seem to have come out of nowhere, as the app just launched last month, but the company’s biggest investor says that the email client’s high-profile launch attracted several other companies interested in an acquisition. Mailbox’s success story actually goes back...
Early Mailbox investor "thrilled" with its sale, says app launch attracted numerous suitors

Interpreting some of Twitter's API changes

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Twitter has posted some of their upcoming API-policy lockdowns and restrictions in this post from Michael Sippey, euphemistically titled "Changes coming in Version 1.1 of the Twitter API". First, from Twitter's Display Guidelines, which will become requirements for all apps: "Individual Tweet" section Embedding tweets in a blog post in...
Interpreting some of Twitter's API changes

SaneBox Integrates with Salesforce to Prioritize Inboxes According to Income Potential

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In enterprise software, interconnectivity is the currency of the moment. Intelligent email filtering system SaneBox introduced a Salesforce.com integration today that makes messages from Salesforce leads and contacts a top priority in their inbox. In other words, salespeople can now filter their inbox according to income potential. Email overload is...
SaneBox Integrates with Salesforce to Prioritize Inboxes According to Income Potential

Harmonie to Integrate IBM Connections With Outlook Mail

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Harmonie, whose software links enterprise social applications with email clients, has struck a deal with IBM to integrate IBM Connections with Outlook....
Harmonie to Integrate IBM Connections With Outlook Mail

Sparrow for iPhone update rejected, team plans to submit iOS 6-only version to prevent removal

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Apple has rejected an update to Sparrow for iPhone, and the app will be removed from the App Store unless it can submit a new version, says developer Dinh Viet Hoa. The team plans to submit a new version of the app that is compatible with iOS 6 only. “We...
Sparrow for iPhone update rejected, team plans to submit iOS 6-only version to prevent removal

Internet 2012 in numbers

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There is so much happening on the Internet during a year that it’s impossible to capture it all in a blog post, but we’re going to give it a shot anyway. How many emails were sent during 2012? How many domains are there? What’s the most popular web browser?...
Internet 2012 in numbers
Who needs data? Google launches Gmail SMS in Africa

Apple reportedly offered license deals to Samsung and Motorola -- but differentiation remains key

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Today's Wall Street Journal reports that, "according to people familiar with the matter", Apple "has put forth proposals to Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. to settle some pending litigation in exchange for royalty payments to license its patents, among other terms".As the article accurately notes, Apple also...
Apple reportedly offered license deals to Samsung and Motorola -- but differentiation remains key
It's Official: Digsby, Owned By Social Network Tagged, Is Now Open Source And Living On GitHub

Mailbox co-founder hints at desktop app

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Although Mailbox can play nicely with Gmail on iOS, one of the bigger gaps in its resume is the lack of desktop availability. During a keynote at the DEMO Europe conference, CEO Gentry Underwood hinted that might change soon, saying that a desktop app "is something we have to...
Mailbox co-founder hints at desktop app

SendHub Crosses Messaging Platforms To Get Real Stuff Done — And Starts To Take Off

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There are plenty of companies trying to create new forms of group texting or social networking. There are far fewer who are trying to offer a messaging service that crosses the web, email and mobile devices in a seamless way. Facebook is perhaps the most obvious example, but its utility...
SendHub Crosses Messaging Platforms To Get Real Stuff Done — And Starts To Take Off
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