Everybody loves to complain about email. We get way too much of it, we can’t tell what’s important from what’s not, we never have time to respond.
But all of a sudden, we’re seeing a new round of efforts to fix it. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen new email apps from big players like IBM, Cisco, and Microsoft. They join some other efforts that have been around for a while, plus a bunch of startups that would like to kill email entirely.
Each of them has its own strengths and weaknesses. Some try to tame your inbox, others try to make it easier to
Whatever the case is, they all have one common goal: making email less painful.