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Making Use of the Mailbox App

New light, quick, and cellphone-friendly Mailbox

Published: Mar 6, 2013 06:29:53 AM IST
Updated: Feb 28, 2013 11:45:28 AM IST
Making Use of the Mailbox App
Image: Sameer Pawar

Do you groan (audibly or mentally) at the thought of checking your emails every morning? Does the thought of scrolling through the list of emails and deciding what to do with each of them make you want to stall indefinitely?

If yes, and yes, try Mailbox.

Having gone live on App Store on February 7, the app has reinvented the email inbox, making it light, quick, and cellphone-friendly. Now you can trash or archive emails instantly, scan email conversations in a chat-like manner, and even ‘snooze’ mails—you know, those mails you’d rather not think about right now.

And, oh, you need to make reservations. Makers of the app say, since they want you to have a glitch-free experience, they will roll it out on a first-come first-serve basis. But this is not how it shall remain. They will increase the roll-out rate, so there would not be the need for reservations in future. Details on

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(This story appears in the 08 March, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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  • Vicki

    I\'m in the queue for this app and there are currently over 700,000 people in front of me. Its not a new way to get people interested but us Brits do love queing! However in order for apps to be successful its not about the number of downloads its about the engagement once downloaded! interesting blog here...

    on Mar 8, 2013
  • Arjun

    Is it a Paid Article or Lazy Journalisim at its best.....come on Forbes...if thease are the articles u r publishing i\'m better off with Times of India

    on Mar 6, 2013