Email Client or Nothing

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Bman, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    In your opinion, for gmail, is it better to just use gmail's main page or use a program such as Thunderbird to check emails and orgainize?
     
  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Well, although I use Outlook instead of Thunderbird, I prefer the client. However if you only have one e-mail address, GMAIL web interface is probably best because you can access everything from anywhere and it's all backed up for you. I manage several addresses, and have just used Outlook for awhile, so that is my preference.
     
  3. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Like DJ I use a client because I have several accounts. But even still I would use a client, mostly for offline stuff.
     
  4. NetRyder

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    I've always preferred using mail clients (Outlook 2003, in my case) over webmail interfaces. I personally find webmail too limiting and unnatural, since I'm so used to drag-and-drop, context menus etc.

    In the end, it's completely down to personal preference though.
     
  5. Bman

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    That's what I thought people were going to say. I'd just like to know what people think. I have always been one of those people who love to try new things and new programs. At the moment I'm now using Thunderbird, and I really like it.

    Thanks guys.