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Dan Moren for Macworld
March 4, 2016 5:52 AM PT
Despite all the many forms of communicating with people online—iMessage, Twitter, Facebook, Slack—email still reigns supreme for me. I conduct business via email, keep in touch with my family, send links to friends, and coordinate events. And yet, Apple’s approach to email has remained largely static for years.
That’s not to say that the company hasn’t tried to integrate new features into the email experience. Hardly a release of iOS or OS X comes without some improvements to the Mail app. While some are more successful than others, overall our email has hardly been—I hesitate to even whisper the word—disrupted.
Despite the surfeit of ways for us to communicate, I don’t think email is going away anytime soon. And while dealing with it may not be the most pleasant of tasks, a few changes might bring it up to date with the rest of our modern online experience.