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Old 01-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #1
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Question Is iCloud email good / secure?

I want to ditch Gmail because I find its interface to be rubbish. Today I had to look around for 1 minute just to find out how to change the font in my outgoing email

I tried the iCloud interface and I like it and am thinking about using my iCloud email as my main email as it integrates with my iPhone contacts as well what do you guys think? it has no ads or anything

is it better ?

I cannot afford to pay for lavbit email yearly so...
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:52 PM   #2
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Use a mail client. You can use any service you like, or multiple services, and have one interface for all of them.
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:16 AM   #3
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On that note, try Postbox:

http://www.postbox-inc.com/

Just a terrific email client, and it works well with your existing Gmail account (or any other one). Same address, better interface.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:39 AM   #4
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On that note, try Postbox:

http://www.postbox-inc.com/

Just a terrific email client, and it works well with your existing Gmail account (or any other one). Same address, better interface.
I might use Thunderbird but why Postbox bro? it is paid, says 9 USD, is that per annum or a one time fee?

is postbox better than thunderbird and how?
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:28 PM   #5
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I might use Thunderbird but why Postbox bro? it is paid, says 9 USD, is that per annum or a one time fee?

is postbox better than thunderbird and how?
I think it's better; that's why I bought it a few months back. It's based on the Thunderbird code for the engine, but the UI is completely reworked. I think it's a much cleaner, nicer interface, and has some enhancements specifically to work better with Gmail: http://support.postbox-inc.com/entri...with-postbox-3

There's a 30-day free trial; I'd definitely give it a shot. I've tried just about every Windows email client under the sun, and this is the only reasonably-priced one I really liked. (Outlook 2010 is good too, but not cheap, and doesn't play as nicely with Gmail.)
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I think it's better; that's why I bought it a few months back. It's based on the Thunderbird code for the engine, but the UI is completely reworked. I think it's a much cleaner, nicer interface, and has some enhancements specifically to work better with Gmail: http://support.postbox-inc.com/entri...with-postbox-3

There's a 30-day free trial; I'd definitely give it a shot. I've tried just about every Windows email client under the sun, and this is the only reasonably-priced one I really liked. (Outlook 2010 is good too, but not cheap, and doesn't play as nicely with Gmail.)
I don't want anything cheap I want quality. I have Office 2010 Professional Plus but always do not choose to install Outlook as it is horrible with Gmail and very slow. Like if I delete an email it hangs for a few seconds until it actually deletes it

does Postbox have google contacts integration?
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Just purchased 2 licenses for Postbox @ 15.90 USD

I like it

Now I can keep my GMAIL
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Excellent! Glad it did what you were looking for. As I said, I tried a lot of email clients, and Postbox just clicked with me. Enjoy!
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Excellent! Glad it did what you were looking for. As I said, I tried a lot of email clients, and Postbox just clicked with me. Enjoy!
I love its interface so much man. So clean and organized.

I just hate that there is no Gmail contacts importer. I did import my contacts manually but that came up with fields on the right and fields on the left that I had to match (ie. Mobile Number on the left, and Mobile Number on the right or First Name on the left, first name on the right) this process is so annoying because when you move up/down anything from the bottom the ones on the top get messed up and you must re-match the fields as they don't auto populate. When I used Thunderbird it had a nice little plugin that did all the work to keep your contacts synchronized manually. I can't imagine myself reimporting my contacts again when I update them anymore as that would involve a 30 min work of a very annoying and tedious job
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Old 02-01-2013, 10:03 AM   #10
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Does this help?

http://support.postbox-inc.com/entri...oogle-contacts

It mentions a plug-in at the end. I haven't tried it, but might be worth testing it out.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:33 AM   #11
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nevemrind bro just got my refund and back to Thunderbird with the Google Contacts plugin which does what I need. very simple
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