Airmail Stories October 10

Airmail for Mac updated with support for Dark Mode, accent color layouts, more

Mail apps have been a huge topic of discussion lately. A few months ago Newton announced that it would be shutting down its apps on all platforms, while others such as Spark have recently been updated to support new features available on iOS and macOS. Today, Airmail is updating its Mac app with a slew of new features.

Airmail Stories September 30

If you’d told me I would be writing about the best email app for the Mac in 2018 when I was in college, I’d have thought you were crazy. For as far as technology has come in the last twenty years, e-mail is still essential to our workflows. We’ve got pocket computers on our wrists and smartphones with 4GB of RAM, but e-mail is still required to live and work in the internet era. If you’d asked me in 2002, I would have assumed something else would replace it.

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Airmail Stories August 26

E-mail, like calendars, is something that is very personal. Over the years, email has morphed from a way to send electronic letters to turning into the digital hub of all we do online. Your Facebook account is tied to an email. Your Amazon account is tied to an email. Everything is tied to your email.

Email accounts are also difficult to change. Once you have it signed up with multiple services, moving from it is like moving your physical address. I’ve seen this first hand when folks leave the school I work at. I usually give them a few days to tie everything up, but many of them have used it as a personal account for years despite my warnings not to, so it becomes a difficult transition.

Like Calendar apps, there are many email apps for iPhone. I’ve tried and used just about all of them over the years. One of the questions people often ask me is: what’s your favorite email app for iPhone?

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Airmail Stories August 22

Security researchers at Versprite have identified security flaws in Airmail for Mac that can expose private data, including an entire account’s email database. The attack requires a user to open a maliciously crafted email and tap a link inside the message. With a combination of technical exploit and phishing attack, it seems like a significant problem.

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Airmail Stories January 9, 2017

Airmail is a great alternative email client to Apple’s built-in Mail app, and the latest update adds even more custom actions and app integrations that make it powerful. This mail client offers features similar to Dropbox’s discontinued Mailbox app with the ability to sort out messages for a later date, and Airmail version 1.5 introduces all new custom actions:

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Airmail Stories November 15, 2016

As the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar starts to make its way into the hands of consumers, macOS apps continue to be updated with support for the new function display. Next on the docket is popular email client Airmail, which today was updated to version 3.2 with support for the Touch Bar…

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