Yahoo is flooded with complaints of various outages across the network wreaking havoc on individuals and small businesses.
Outbox is a $4.99 per month subscription service that retrieves all of your physical mail 3 times each week, scans all of the papers, and shreds them before recycling. The digital files are available for you to peruse from your iPhone, iPad, or computer at anytime. You can also choose to have any mail re-delivered to you and Outbox will bring them to your door each week.
The company has more stringent checks than USPS, and its shredding system ensures that your documents are discarded safely with $1 million in identity theft protection. If you are a frequent traveler, you no longer have to get a neighbor to retrieve you mail while you are away. Outbox can also send your favorite magazines to friends for sharing while you are away.
The best part about Outbox is the ability to unsubscribe to magazines and junkmail. This service alone can un-clutter your mailbox and make receiving mail much more enjoyable. Outbox’s app comes with great organizing tools so you can separate your mail into separate folders or start to-do lists based on deadlines.
Zumbox, or the self-proclaimed “Alternative Postal Service”, aims to please by sending paperless mail online from street address to street address.
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Yahoo is rolling out some new features of its Mail client. These updates are all geared into making Yahoo! Mail a more social and useful web-mail applications emphasizing on quick access to Friends’ updates and seamless integration of third-party applications and services including Yahoo’s Flickr, Twitter and even YouTube videos. Read more
Our hats go off to the U.S. Postal Service. The federal agency announced today that they are launching a pilot program that will allow customers to recycle small electronics and inkjet cartridges by mailing them free of charge.According to the USPS press release the “Mail Back” program helps consumers make more environmentally friendly choices, making it easier for customers to discard used or obsolete small electronics in an environmentally responsible way. Customers use free envelopes found in 1,500 Post Offices to mail back inkjet cartridges, PDAs, Blackberries, digital cameras, iPods and MP3 players – without having to pay for postage.