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The Mac OS X Leopard Book by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Five. Getting Email on Your Mac: Plus, How to Leverage Your Mac’s Mail to Keep Organized

Getting Email on Your Mac: Plus, How to Leverage Your Mac’s Mail to Keep Organized

When it comes to naming products and features, I think Apple has pretty much cornered the market on cool names. For example, how about “Time Machine” for something that lets you retrieve files you deleted weeks or months ago? Or how about “AirPort” (for wireless connections), and then of course there’s the iPod, and iTunes, and well...you get the picture. But perhaps the simplest of all names is what Apple calls your Mac’s email program—it’s simply, “Mail.” Even the icon is iconic—a postage stamp. I’m actually glad they didn’t name it “Email,” or then ...

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