eM Client – Powerful Enterprise Level Email

 

eM Client email

eM Client is a powerful, enterprise-level email client that has an additional calendar, tasks, contacts, notes and chat modules that rivals the bloatware that is Microsoft Outlook. But before I continue with the good news, let me get one downside out of the way. It is not the most attractive of interfaces and despite the choice of themes, and compared to Postbox it is pretty fugly. Now I have got that off my chest, let’s look at what is not only good about eM Client, but verging on the brilliant.

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Internet, The Cloud And Personal Empowerment

Internet Cloud

The Internet has always been a passion for me and over the past 30 years, I have helped it blossom. It’s 1995 and I am standing in a queue at Heathrow Airport waiting to go through security. I have an overnight bag with enough clothes for my three days in Brussels, plus a bag carrying my newly purchased pride and joy laptop computer. Back in the day, you had to ensure that your laptop battery was fully charged before going through security because the uniforms made you boot the machine up to show them that it was indeed a laptop computer and not a bomb that would take the aeroplane out of the sky  – and this was way before Islamic suicide bombers came on the scene.

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Postbox Email, Power And Flexibility

Postbox Email
Postbox has been my primary email client of choice for many years and nothing else has appeared to make me change my mind.  The app is a paid-for derivative of Thunderbird, but the relatively small charge for a lifetime subscription gives you plenty of bells and whistles to enhance the way that you work. Over recent years it has seamlessly handled up to nine email accounts, including Gmail and IMAP services, plus Protonmail through ProtonMail Bridge. So why a separate email client rather than web browser access? The key reason is that Popstbox enables me to manage all my email accounts in one place rather than skip from account to account via a web browser.  Also, some years ago, Gmail was down to browser users but the emails came sailing through to Postbox.

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Evernote – Can I Rekindle The Romance?

Evernote

Evernote and I had a slight falling out over the last 18 months or so. So much so that I refused to renew my premium subscription and deleted my account.  This was pretty dramatic stuff since I had been a premium member for more than 10 years.  And I wasn’t alone. People all over the web were criticising Evernote and looking for alternatives such as OneNote, Nimbus and Notion to name but three. So where did it all go wrong for me?

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1Password Is My Online Security Buddy

1Password

1Password has been a part of my cybersecurity armoury for many years. Like Todoist, it is one service I have no qualms about paying for year after year. Password managers have always been a must-have, not least because of my memory and my wife saying I’d forget my balls if they were not in a sac. Seriously, I started off with LastPass back in the dim and distant past but that because flakey and I looked at Dashlane but it seemed too aggressive and in your face.  Having tried 1Password for a trial 14 days, out came the debit card and I was off.

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