If Apple Mail is your email client of choice under OS X 10.11 El Capitan or iOS 9, as it is for me, this book will help you get more out of it. You’ll understand the app better, learn useful tricks and techniques, and even become a more effective correspondent. I hope and expect that by the time you finish this book, you’ll be a much happier Mail user than when you started.

Of course, merely installing El Capitan may improve your happiness! The versions of Mail in Mavericks and Yosemite had a lot of shortcomings, and were widely (and justifiably) criticized. In El Capitan, Apple has clearly taken that criticism to heart, and has made Mail more reliable, faster, and easier to use. Don’t get me wrong; Mail has not been rethought from ...

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