“A toute chose, malheur est bon…”
While my MacBook is being repaired, I have decided to use my Gmail account temporarily to read and write emails. My initial intention was to forward all my email (from avinash AT noulakaz DOT net and avinash AT uom DOT ac DOT mu) there.
But then I discovered this screen…
… and I realised that I could use Gmail like a normal desktop email client. If you look closely, you’ll see that I can send emails from all the addresses I commonly use (notice the “reply from the same address the message was sent to” option – this is a killer feature!) and you’ll also see that I can fetch emails from my two usual POP3 accounts directly from Gmail.
In simpler terms, Gmail is now perfect! Bye bye desktop email clients… Now, if only I could import my old mails to Gmail! Maybe I’ll have to setup a POP3 server and ask Gmail to fetch all emails from it. Any idea?