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What do you guys find is the best email client to use with Mac Mail... and just in general? Of the free ones I assume gmail... anything else worth lookin at? I don't mind paying less than $50/year for something else if it's better. Yahoo mail plus is $20/yr or $35/yr with your own domain name which I think would be pretty cool to have. How would that compare to gmail?

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If you like Outlook, you could try Mozilla Firebird (the email counterpart for Firefox, which I also love way better than Safari)
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If you like Outlook, you could try Mozilla Firebird (the email counterpart for Firefox, which I also love way better than Safari)
It's actually Thunderbird... not Firebird.

It is a pretty cool program though I plan on using Mac Mail so what I meant was what email account program?
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Go with the one that tracks your every move, correlates cookies with web bugs, data-mines you back to nursersy school and keeps it all for only 2,000 years instead of 3,000 years.
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I use GMail and have no issues with it. Theres enough storage space that I can download the e-mails in Mail.app and leave the e-mails on the server so I can access them using gmail.com wherever I am

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Go with the one that tracks your every move, correlates cookies with web bugs, data-mines you back to nursersy school and keeps it all for only 2,000 years instead of 3,000 years.
Is that a hit at Google Mail?

Anyway I find it hard myself to know which company to go with that enables POP3 Forwarding so you can download the Mail to an App like Thunderbird or OSX Mail.

I'd aviod going with your ISP anyway, as if you are anything like me it's just a pain in the *** when you switch ISP's.

So if you like Data being Stored and Advertising go with GMail otherwise hit up Mac Mail..

Sorry I couldn't help you with more than that.

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If you like Gmail, check out Mailplane soon.

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I use what comes with my ISP which is Yahoo for the normal mail but use google mail for the rest.
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If you like Gmail, check out Mailplane soon.
I signed up for the beta a few weeks ago. Still waiting to hear back

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Is that a hit at Google Mail?
Not especially. They're all the same. Google, at least, didn't kowtow to the U.S. government when it demanded all those names.

But the fact that using them means voluntarily handing over your life to some faceless corporate entity with its tentacles everywhere on Earth and that tracks your every move, or tries to . . . well, obviously not many care. But I keep it in mind when replying to emails, too.
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If you have a domain name and a rent a server, you can administer your own mail. You setup the accounts, passwords, limits, filters and so on. Really very liberating once you get it figured out. The best part it it is ISP independent.


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I've got loads of email addresses - for business and personal use.

For personal/family use I got the domain www.maccoll.eu - got my own dedicated server anyway - so use alex [at] maccoll [dot] eu

Well my name is Alex MacColl so yknow...


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You can also get a free AOL E-Address. They will give you a free .com domain, the problem is that you do not own it, and you can not swwitch it to another host. To sign up, just visit https://domains.aol.com/personaldoma...mainHomeSearch

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GMail gets spammed pretty bad IMHO.

I just use the Mail that came on the computer through Comcast.

No iMac.
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If you have a domain name and a rent a server, you can administer your own mail. You setup the accounts, passwords, limits, filters and so on. Really very liberating once you get it figured out. The best part it it is ISP independent.
Yeah, that. I have a website with Earthlink (from back when they were Netcom, then Mindspring) and administer my own mail accounts for myself, my wife, and my brother in law. My ISP is Verizon and I just use Mail.app to handle multiple mailboxes.

Gmail I use for another purpose for which I don't necessarily want cluttering up locally.
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