Working with Email

The short history of the Modern-style Mail app that comes pre installed with Windows is not a particularly happy tale. Debuting with Windows 8, you can safely say that, despite its prominence on the Windows 8 Start screen, Mail might have been the most underwhelming email client ever created. You could literally use the fingers of one hand to count the tasks you could perform with the original version of Mail: send new messages, read incoming messages, reply to a message, forward a message, and move a message to a different folder. Yes, that’s the complete list.

The Windows 8.1 version of Mail was an improvement, to be sure, with new features for easier folder management, designating ...

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