Mailbird is a good tool for email and calendar management

For more than twenty years, Microsoft Outlook has been the primary software tool I use for email and calendars on Windows PCs, for both business and personal uses. On New Year’s Day, I switched my personal email accounts to Mailbird, a software tool that lets me manage my email and calendars on my Windows 11 PCs. Even only four days into my use, I’m already well impressed with Mailbird, how easy it was to install and set up, and the…

Jumping a Gmail search hurdle

While I’ve been in email limbo for much of this month, I’m getting closer to finding a way to manage email effectively that I hope I’ll be happy with. On the road to that solution, I experienced one small (to some) and big (to me) issue that I could not figure out how to resolve – and no one else I asked seemed to know either – which was how to select or filter all emails in the Gmail inbox…

A grim outlook on email

Over the weekend, I reorganized my email system. Looks like that wasn’t a good idea. At least, not the way I did it. I use Outlook 2007 to manage all my email. I bring in email from 3 different domain addresses as well as from Gmail into a single PST file on my computer, all via POP. Not only does this give me a single view on all my email, it also gives me access to all of that email…

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