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Ask HN: why no (big|known) Gmail alternative? (for non gmail.com addresses)
4 points by o1iver 1153 days ago | past | web | 3 comments
I use Gmail as my mail client, but not really using the @gmail.com address, rather with my personal and university address. Now I was wondering why there isn't an alternative that offers similar functionality (ie. good client and great spam filter). Maybe I just don't know it, but I take it that it cannot be very famous then...

I was just thinking about this being a great startup idea. You could immediately make it a paid product, argumenting that you solve the privacy concerns many (especially here) have.




Did you try outlook.com? And notice that gmail could pick up your mail using POP3/IMAP or auto-forwarding, and could reply using your other address

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Check out FastMail.

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zoho office / email. Fast mail. If you want a good client, go with Thunderbird. Who cares about web clients anyway? Any email worth anything has IMAP and let's you retrive / delete locally.

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