Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app.
The same team that delivered Orchestra To-Do last year has launched Mailbox today, a mobile email app that seeks to reinvent email for busy smartphone users. The app launched in a sign-up beta for iOS and Gmail clients only, but response has been overwhelming, according to the company.
Evernote launched a substantial redesign of its iOS social productivity app today, boasting access to all major features within two taps. The updates deliver more speed and reliability as well, according to Evernote.
Super Mega Hyper, a Belgian startup, is trying to save email from the encroachment of instant messaging. On Wednesday, it launched Kukoo temporary inbox — basically a holding pen where email that users designate as non-urgent waits before being delivered on a schedule that users also determine.