Friday April 25, 2014
Alone in his house by a pond in the woods, he received the occasional visitor. Writing about the tree and the water and hut, Thoreau mentioned the visitors, too, on occasion.
There were "self-styled reformers," for instance, "the greatest bores of all." To them he imagined singing a little nursery rhyme:
"This is the house that I built;
This is the man that lives in the house that I built;
These are the folks that worry the man
That lives in the house that I built."
Now, if there are mails that worry you, you can show them the door in iOS Mail—with some conviction:
›› Move a message (or more than one) to the junk mail folder in iOS Mail without having to hunt that folder in a long list of mailboxes.
Tuesday April 22, 2014
"You could smell one long before you would see—or hear—him."
It was not for cracks to be mumbled beneath professorial beards for, probably, a long while to come, though, and not for the smell either, as far as I know, but for the nutritional effects that gladiators in Ancient Rome chewed garlic.
When Mozilla Thunderbird displays an alert, it is, by contrast, precisely to let you see an email well before you look at your inbox:
›› It's better to know about new mail sooner rather than later—and spot the important messages, too? Mozilla Thunderbird can display new mail alerts that also show you sender, subject and message preview.
Monday April 21, 2014
The sea swallows all light. Some light, though, is swallowed more: the red, the green light and the yellow are absorbed more consequently than, say, the blue.
This, of course, is the likely reason why squid, when they glow, do so in—blue:
›› Discover the beauty of a world under the sea, and send it with this stationery. (Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook, Outlook Express)
Sunday April 20, 2014
The sender is the most significant piece of information to classify an email as most important most often. So, SaneBox has always placed its focus there.
With the latest update, though, you can also set up subject filters, to file emails that contain certain words in their Subject: line.
As a way to keep a tab on your SaneBox account's security, you can now look up the IP addresses used to log in.
›› SaneBox does a great and helpful job separating the emails you need to see now from those you can consume at leisure, reserving your inbox for the former.