It might just be. This clever app automatically filters out the newsletters, daily deals, and other unimportant stuff, but keeps it grouped and available.
With color themes, doodles, voice messaging, and even video chat, the iPhone app feels more like WhatsApp than your traditional e-mail account.
Previously for iPad only, this smart mail-manager automatically separates the wheat from the chaff.
From optimizing to organizing, here are the ways you can get your Gmail in tip-top shape.
Protect your primary Outlook.com address by using "+" addressing, which gives you instant aliases to use.
The company says only 20 percent of an average user's e-mail messages are personal -- that means a lot of clutter. Enhancements rolling out over the next few weeks should help.
Yahoo will begin recycling usernames on accounts that have been inactive for more than a year. But with log-ins and password recovery linked to e-mail addresses, it's raising some security concerns.
Will this be the feature that sticks it Yahoo's competitors? Probably not. But it does pull photos from your e-mail to display them in a gallery that can be filtered by sender, year, size, and file type.
The tools to analyze disparate data sets are getting better and cheaper. But the practice will increasingly bump against the boundaries of privacy comfort zones.
Mugshots on the photo-friendly Google+ create an inadvertent portrait gallery while showing what the police in San Jacinto, Calif., are up to.