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Apple is aware of iOS 7 mail attachment bug, working on a fix

Apple is aware of iOS 7 mail attachment bug, working on a fix

A bug has been discovered in iOS 7 that causes email attachments to not be encrypted. Before anyone panics, however, in order for an attacker to exploit the bug they'd need to a) steal your device and, b) brute force or jailbreak-bypass the passcode or password, which c) currently means there's...
iOS 8 wants: Better file attachment handling

iOS 8 wants: Better file attachment handling

Almost 8 years after it was introduced, you still can't attach files to emails in iOS. While iOS 6 has introduced a method to attach photos and videos to in-progress emails, it suffers from poor discoverability, and only works with content from the Photos app. If you want to attach any other file...
How to setup and use text shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

How to setup and use text shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

Tired of typing out long words, names, email addresses, web addresses, or entire sentences over and over again? Well then, save yourself some time and effort and set up iOS keyboard shortcuts for any and all of the text you type regularly. By default, the iPhone and iPad ship with "omw" as a...
How to clean out old Mail downloads and reclaim disk space on your Mac!

How to clean out old Mail downloads and reclaim disk space on your Mac!

If you're running low on disk space on your Mac, especially SSD space, every extra bit can count. One of the places you can often scrape out a few extra megabytes or even gigabytes is Mail Downloads. Any attachments you open in Mail or Quick Look gets saved right to that folder. Chances are you...
Email app CloudMagic adds support for Trello, Evernote, Pocket, and more

Email app CloudMagic adds support for Trello, Evernote, Pocket, and more

CloudMagic, a third party email app for iPhone and iPad just added several new features including the ability to send cards and notes directly to services such as Trello, Evernote, Pocket, ZenDesk, and more. For those that want to triage email instead of store it in folders, CloudMagic offers...
Alternate email client Hop makes its way to the iPad, adds multiple account support

Email app Hop makes its way to the iPad, adds multiple account support

Hop came to iPhone a while back and transformed email into conversations in a way that has never been done before. A new version of Hop has just been released and the big bullet point is iPad support. Along with iPad support the new version of Hop also adds support for multiple accounts, a color...
Creating email harmony with Mailbox for iOS and Airmail for Mac

Creating email harmony with Mailbox for iOS and Airmail for Mac

I've been on the hunt for the perfect cross-platform email setup ever since Mavericks made the native Mail app so awkward and unreliable. I've looked at the best alternative mail apps for Mac and done the same for both iPhone and iPad. As it turns out, Mailbox and Airmail play rather nicely...
How to customize the style of message flags on your iPhone and iPad

How to customize the style of message flags on your iPhone and iPad

When Apple released iOS 7 they included some tweaks to the Mail app including a way to customize message flags to suit your tastes. If you aren't a fan of the default flags that appear, there's now another option. Here's what it looks like and how to change it: How to change the email flag stay...
Best Mail apps for iPad: Mailbox, Evomail+, myMail, and more!

Best Mail apps for iPad: Mailbox, Evomail+, myMail, and more!

From managing mail better to triaging email faster to getting your inbox to zero, here are the best alternative email apps for iPad! The iPad lets you hold the internet in your hands, and that makes it an amazing tool for handling email. Whether you want to read and reply to messages from the...
Mail Pilot for Mac now available, here's your chance to win a copy!

Mail Pilot for Mac now available, here's your chance to win a free copy!

Mail Pilot for Mac has come out of public beta and is now available for purchase in the Mac App Store at an introductory price of $9.99. Mail replacement apps for both iOS and Mac have made some progress lately and Mail Pilot doesn't fall short in feature set. Even in Mail Pilot's public preview...
Evomail+ is replacing Mail.app on my iPhone, maybe for good!

Evomail+ is replacing Mail.app on my iPhone, maybe for good!

Evomail+ is now available for iPhone and boasts a simpler, more fluid experience than its predecessor, most of which was based on collected user feedback. The new One Button feature of Evomail+ constantly adapts and changes to better suit what you're doing at that exact moment. Which is why I'm...
How to disable emailing via Google+ with Gmail

How to disable emailing via Google+ with Gmail

Google recently made some changes to Gmail and Google+ that lets anyone that has you on Google+ send you an email, even if they don't know your email address. While some of us may be okay with this, some of us may find it to be an invasion of privacy and quite frankly, a little creepy. Luckily,...
Best alternative mail apps for Mac: Airmail, Postbox, Inky, and more!

Best email clients for Mac: Airmail, Postbox, Inky, and more!

From quick and easy to productivity powerhouse, these are the best alternative mail apps for Mac OS X Maverick's comes with the perfectly serviceable Mail.app — unless you're a hardcore Gmail user, but for some it's either too much email client... or not enough. Luckily, there are several...
Inbox Cube for iPhone makes email visual, helps you spend less time looking for attachments and files

Inbox Cube for iPhone makes email visual, helps you spend less time looking for attachments and files

Inbox Cube is a new email client for iPhone that aims to make email more of a visual experience than a plain text one. While you have classic email views that show the inboxes we've all grown accustomed to, you can also view and sort all your attachments and files to find what you need by looking...
How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

Exchange is Microsoft's corporate email, calendar, and contact system, and ActiveSync is their fairly awesome protocol to keep it all updated on all of your devices, including iPhone and iPad. Google licenses ActiveSync for Google Sync, which used to be available for all Gmail accounts but is now...
Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? [Poll]

Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? [Poll]

Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? A couple of days ago Apple released the Mavericks Mail update, designed primarily to fix compatibility with Google's Gmail. I never hid my All Mail folder in Gmail, so I managed to escape the problems unscathed. It's been working fine - well, as...
Apple releases fix for Gmail problems in Mavericks Mail

Apple releases fix for Gmail problems in Mavericks Mail

Apple has released an update that fixes some bugs with Gmail. The update fixes the following issues, according to an Apple support article: Fixes an issue that prevents deleting, moving, and archiving messages for users with custom Gmail settings Addresses an issue that may cause unread...
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OS X Mavericks Mail update available to registered Mac developers now

The issues with the OS X Mavericks Mail app are well documented, and we've heard talk of an update heading our way. What we didn't know is that registered Mac developers can already download an update. It actually became available on October 31 and went unnoticed – no seeding emails seem to have...
iBooks in Mavericks

Apple reportedly readying Mavericks updates to multiple applications

We already know that Mail in OS X Mavericks isn't playing nicely with Gmail, and reports suggest that an update for this and a host of other Apple applications suffering from issues is on the way. The news comes courtesy of Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac: Sources say that Apple is readying a slew of...
Unibox for Mac takes a new approach to how you view and interact with email

Unibox for Mac takes a new approach to how you view and interact with email

Unibox for Mac is a new and unique alternative email client for Mac. Most of us are used to using emails as an inbox system that works in order of when we received things. Unibox aims to change that by making email about the people we interact with more than just the strings of messages attached...

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