NotaBene: A decidedly different iOS email/notetaking app

NotaBene: A decidedly different iOS email/notetaking app

Just when I become jaded and believe that every possible app has been thought of, someone proves me wrong. In this case, the app is an email app that works quite a bit differently from those that you're used to using. Called NotaBene, this iOS app is from the folks at Fin, which is a very powerful AI service that is useful for those who need -- but can't afford -- a personal assistant. 

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A particularly rotten phish

A particularly rotten phish

Phishing - the act of sending out emails that look like they’re from some service you use that are actually trying to make you give up your user name, passwords, and even credit card info - has reached a new low. This morning I received an email from the “App Store” thanking me for signing up for the Apple Music trial and telling me I’d be charged $59.99 at the end of the trial unless I canceled by July 31... (see image below).

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SaneBox: Creating order from inbox chaos

SaneBox: Creating order from inbox chaos

It makes no difference if you have just one email address or many, and whether you’re a business executive or a retiree — email can quickly get out of hand. This week’s Apple World Today sponsor, SaneBox, is in the business of helping people take control of email overload and then maintaining order. With this week’s sponsorship, you can take advantage of an exclusive $25 credit for AWT readers by simply signing up through this link

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Postbox: The email app for Mac power users and this week's AWT sponsor

Postbox: The email app for Mac power users and this week's AWT sponsor

For many casual Mac users, the default Apple Mail app is adequate. For those who are power users sending and receiving hundreds of emails each day, Mail just doesn’t cut it. Postbox (US$40) is a powerful and flexible desktop email application for power users that begins where Mail’s limited feature set ends.

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Want to join the beta for the Throttle for iPhone app? Here's how!

Want to join the beta for the Throttle for iPhone app? Here's how!

It would sure be nice to take control of what's coming into your inbox, taking all of those mass mailings, notifications, interesting newsletters (like the Team AWT Newsletter), and other emails, keeping them from distracting us from the real work we need to accomplish. That's the idea behind Throttle, which is a tool that lets you sign up for just about anything online without giving away your real email address. 

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60-Second Tips: Creating Per-Account Signatures in iOS 8

Photo by Alberto Fabiani/iStock / Getty Images
Photo by Alberto Fabiani/iStock / Getty Images

We have a lot of veteran Apple users in our readership, but there are lots of new people coming into the fold every single day. 60-Second Tips are exactly what they sound like — very short how-to videos that focus on one simple thing you can learn to make your daily life more enjoyable.

Today’s tip? How to add email signatures to iOS 8 Mail that are different for each email account.