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Gmail uses labels to categorize emails. Using multiple labels can make it easier to find the email later on. Ex: "work", "friends", "London". Index only allows to add one label per email, effectively turning them into directories. All the benefits of labels are lost, then. See More
If an email contains pictures, flight information, reservation at a restaurant, attachments, links, dates, phone numbers and other information that the application recognizes, it will surface that information in its main view. These items can be viewed and interacted with without having to open the message itself. It allows finding and taking action on the important email information quickly. See More
Inbox tries automatically bundling similar messages together. For example, Inbox will create bundles for travel information, receipts, promotions as well as group messages temporally. It enables also managing these bundles of messages together - they can all be swiped away together. See More
Mailbox brings simple to use, swipe gesture-based ways of dealing with your incoming messages: A short swipe to the right archives a message A long swipe to the right deletes a message A short swipe to the left snoozes a message (puts it off until later) A long swipe to the left adds a message to a list (folder) See More
This app via a feature called 'auto-swipe' tries learning behavioral patterns and take appropriate actions on its own, like organizing mail into folders, snoozing certain mail, etc. You can view set rules and manually add and change them according to your needs in an easy to understand way. See More
Sends statistical data to several services known for bad privacy policies (Google, Facebook), also there's no way to opt out. Automatically creates an acount with the first address entered and subscribes you to their newsletter. Stores credentials for your email accounts on their servers. Stores your emails on their servers to push them to your devices. Server infrastructure seems to be located in the US. See More
Clean and easy to use. Been my primary email app for about 2 years. See More
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Sends statistical data to several services known for bad privacy policies (Google, Facebook), also there's no way to opt out. It automatically creates an acount with the first address entered and subscribes you to their newsletter. It stores credentials for your email accounts on their servers. It also stores your emails on their servers to push them to your devices. The server infrastructure seems to be located in the US. See More
Dispatch has support for 22 third-party apps, including: 1Password, Asana, Calendar, Evernote, FaceTime, Instapaper, Maps, Readability, Reminder, Things, Twitter among many others. Dispatch will scan your e-mail for dates and times, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, real-world locations/addresses, web links, etc. and offer taking action with one of the aforementioned apps. See More
TextExpander is a text macro tool that can, among other things, autofill your adress, signature, etc. It does that with a feature called 'snippets' and Dispatch has that functionality built in so you can respond to your e-mails quicker. See More
A short swipe off the message will bring up a menu with 5 options of interacting with the message: mark it read, star/flag it, archive it, move it to a folder of choice, or delete it. A longer swipe will initiate a user-configured "quick action" such as archiving or marking the message as junk. See More
A feature called "sync" allows downloading emails locally on a per-folder basis. That will allow accessing them while offline, keep them always up to date, provide faster search, show unread email count and show push notifications as soon as new messages in those folders pop up. See More
Microsoft Outlook comes with built-in cloud storage browser allowing you to attach files directly from services such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive or OneDrive to emails and directly open attached files without the need for the main cloud storage app. See More
The app stores user information and credentials on outside servers which is a violation of ActiveSync password requirement policies. These security concerns have been enough of an issue that European Parliament has banned its members from using the app out of fear that it might lead to leaking sensitive information. See More
Microsoft Outlook comes with quick swipe features where users can quickly swipe the thread either from left (to reschedule) or right (to delete or archive). Additionally, users can also customize the swipe actions to, for example, set swipe from left to archive or swipe from right to delete. See More
In addition to showing contact information, the People section of Outlook can show all conversations you've had with a person. Moreover, if you're looking for someone that's not in your contact's list, but is in your company's or school's directory, Outlook can pull that information through integration with Global Address List (GAL). See More
The app will automatically attempt to figure out which emails are important to you and surface those. The priority emails will show up in your inbox in a tab called Focused, with other emails in a tab called Other. It aims to separate spam and promotional emails from the important emails. See More
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