New Hippo Techie: Free e-mail programs

Mozilla, the open-source foundation behind the Firefox browser, is pulling resources from one of its other projects: Thunderbird, a popular e-mail client for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. It’s not “dead,” as some tech news sites have proclaimed, but it will remain pretty much the way it is now for the foreseeable future, with no major updates other than security and stability fixes.

Thunderbird itself has always been the free alternative to Microsoft Outlook for people who just needed to pull mail from a POP or IMAP service. Though there’s nothing keeping fans from continuing to use Thunderbird, this change is a good opportunity to look at other options.

Read the full article at The Hippo.

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