Email is one of the least secure ways to communicate, but it's also one of the most common. With the recent revelations that the NSA is spying on everyone security has become a bigger priority in people's lives, and businesses are looking to cash in. Yahoo! just announced they're joining Google and Microsoft in efforts to encrypt their email service.
Google Gmail has launched a new feature called “Priority Inbox“. It is very useful to users but is a new challenge for those who are dedicated to direct marketing through email. The new Inbox for Gmail priorities serves to categorize and sort all mail automatically goes to our account. Show More Summary
iOS: You've got a lot of options for different email clients on your iPhone, but Skimbox hopes to set itself apart by offering a different take on a Gmail-style priority inbox. Read more...
A new application called Skimbox is attempting to take on the heady challenge of fighting email overload in a way that makes sense for both consumers and the enterprise. The app, launching first on iOS, uses the concepts popularized by Mailbox - with its various swipes and gestures - as a way to move through email messages. Show More Summary
Good God, my inbox has become where sales pitches go to die. Or multiply. I can’t decide. Nordstrom. Bloomingdale’s. Neiman Marcus. When have I ever even shopped at Neiman Marcus? Google Priority Inbox nicely throws them all below the fold, and new proposed tabs would throw them in an even worse ghetto: Promotions. It’s a lauded attempt to segment all...
Some of us prefer Gmail's Priority Inbox view over the new tabbed inbox. If that includes you, this little trick will help you set up the inbox exactly the way you want it, using Chrome's built-in developer tools. Read more...
Today in our Priority Inbox Folder: "Cronut Craze Reaches Bangkok." Click! The Cronut has finally made its way overseas, where it is called the Croughnut. And also just plain ol' Trademark (pending?) Cronut. Here is how they're doing it over there, without the capabilities of the pastry's founding father, Dominique Ansel. Show More Summary
“If you’re working from your inbox, you’re working on other people’s priorities.” (From Donald Rumsfeld’s new book. Not a source I usually turn to, but important advice.) Whatever you decided to prioritize today — you should do that. If you stop doing what you chose to do because somebody just decided to email you, you’re [...]
iOS: Gmail's iOS app just updated with support for its new category-based inbox, as well as improved notifications for Priority Inbox users. Read more...
Hot on the heels of the slick new Maps redesign, Google announced an update for Gmail today that will further de-clutter your messy inbox. Unlike the Priority Inbox the ubiquitous email service introduced a few years back, the new inbox...Show More Summary
Last week’s rumor was the real deal: Google is rolling out a new Gmail inbox today which autosorts incoming messages so important stuff is easy to find and clutter stays out of the way. Wait: doesn’t Gmail’s Priority Inbox do that? Well, yes. Show More Summary
Amid all of the noise on social media, some messages are just more important than others. Creating an inbox, complete with filtering and priority alerts, enables users to elevate messages from their most important contacts - their customers, leads, or influencers.
Handle launched its productivity application today which helps you organize your inbox, prioritize tasks, and get things done as efficiently as possible.
Menlo Ventures partner Shawn Carolan searched for over five years to find an investment tackling the problem of email overload. Carolan, who led investments in Apple-acquired Siri among others, personally faced his own productivity challenges,...Show More Summary
Priority Inbox is one of Gmail's best unsung features. It's amazing at curing email overload, but if you don't give it a chance to learn, all it'll do is muck up your inbox. Here's how to get it working properly. More »
Guest Post It will require a substantial shift in your thinking about email, but this rule will change your life: don’t make clearing your Inbox your top priority.
Inbox zero, spam filters, priority inboxes; we use countless tricks to manage email, but for many it's a never ending cycle of stress. The BBC suggests it's just as much a psychological problem as it is a technical one. More »
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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 a user's inbox. In other words, salespeople can now filter their inbox according to income potential. Continue reading ?
I’m a Gmail lab rat. I deploy every new feature at least once. I live and breathe Priority Inbox. I color-code emails from various accounts. And I aggressively star every conversation I need to follow up on. But it doesn’t really work. Show More Summary