Mozilla is (nearly) ceasing development of Thunderbird email app

Thunderbird is probably the most popular open source email, calendar, and contact management app. It’s basically an open source answer to Microsoft Outlook, capable of running on Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. But desktop email clients aren’t as popular as they once were, with many email users just logging into Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail using […]

Android apps, native contact, calendar, email apps coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook soon

Research in Motion has already stated that it would release native PIM (personal information management) apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Now we have something approaching a time frame. At the BlackBerry World keynote this morning officials promised that calendar, contact, and email apps would arrive this summer. Right now the only way to use calendar, […]

BlackBerry PlayBook to get calendar, contact software eventually

Research in Motion’s BlackBerry phones are known for their business features including push email and strong calendar and contact apps. Unfortunately the BlackBerry PlayBook won’t have any of those features at launch. Instead, you’ll be able to connect the tablet to a BlackBerry phone to share your calendar, email, and contact data. That means if […]

Yahoo Mail Beta is faster, more feature-rich… not built for netbooks

Most netbooks have 1024 x 600 pixel display. While there are certainly a few exceptions, most Windows apps can run reasonably well at that resolution and most web pages are viewable with a minimal amount of scrolling. But for some reason, Yahoo Mail isn’t one of them. For the past few years, every time I’ve […]