Postbox is desktop email application that includes a host of features that led judge Tim O’Reilly to call it a “personal information management client.” The company presented as part of today’s session on Language & Communication Tools, and comes from an experienced team that includes Scott MacGregor, one of the original developers of Mozilla’s Thunderbird Email client. And as soon as I get an invite, I’ll be installing it.
The first major change that Postbox brings to the space is an improved media search engine. Instead of having to browse through messages to find attachments, users can view all images or documents as thumbnails, making it easy to find the files you’re looking for. Text and URL searches have also seen improvements as well. Results are displayed in context, so users don’t have to manually open each message to find the message they’re looking for.
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