For most of us, email is a necessary evil to our daily lives (arguable more evil than necessary). The idea of “inbox zero” is practically a foreign concept. In the time it takes to reply to one email, three more have come in. How do you track, organize and make sense of it all? How do you separate the signal from the noise? How do you make it manageable again?
Short of refusing to use it at all, your best solution is a capable email app that can do all the heavy lifting.
- Evomail currently supports Gmail accounts. The team has plans to expand that to other email services in the next 30 days.
- Evomail works on iPhone and iPad at this time. The Android version is coming in the next 2 months.
- Evomail uses gestures to sort, store and reply to messages. (Slide to the right, slide to the left, take it back now ya’ll… )
You can also configure Push Notifications when you receive new emails, which is great. As you reply back and forth with a contact, all your messages are displayed and sorted in threaded style, like an ongoing conversation. If you want to share the contents of a particular email publicly, Evomail will let you post to Facebook and Twitter from within the app. That’s handy.
If you need to search for a particular message (or contents of a message), Evomail gives you full Gmail search functionality to locate what you’re looking for. This is a feature that can’t go understated. When your inbox rivals the Library of Congress, a solid search feature is a make-it or break-it kind of thing.
Where did Evomail come from, you ask? The team behind it is four, seasoned and experienced entrepreneurs. One of the co-founders is my friend (and fellow Kansan) Jonathan George, who developed Boxcar, a push notification service, before selling it to ProcessOne. The rest of the team consists of David McGraw, Co-Founder / Engineer (also from Kansas), Dominic Flask, Co-Founder and Designer (also from Kansas), and Jeremy Bird, Engineer, who — you guessed it — also happens to be from Kansas.
Head over to the App Store and download Evomail right now. It’s a free app and is guaranteed to give any other email client you might be using a run for its money. The team has many incredible feature enhancements planned for upcoming releases, as well.
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