The future of email will be less addictive.

For those who lived through the early days of America Online you may remember the times you sat down at your desktop computer, patiently waited for your old modem to connect, your screen to boot up, followed by an electronic voice declaring, “You’ve Got Mail.” This process was likely your earliest experience receiving an announcement that an email arrived, before Research In Motion revolutionized the mobile Push Service for email and launched it for Blackberry in early 2000s.

Fast forward some twenty years later and you are likely receiving alerts on your mobile device the moment a new email arrives…

Screen email senders before they enter your mobile inbox and much more.

  • OnMail’s new Android app is now live on the Google Play Store.
  • OnMail’s 2020 national survey found that 92% of Android users in the U.S. consider it important that companies do not track the email they open. As much as 29% of U.S. Android users did not know that leading email services do so for advertising purposes.
  • For a limited time, access to OnMail’s Free plan is open at OnMail is available in subscription-based plans for Free, Personal and Professional use.
  • OnMail aims to solve your biggest problems in email with unique and powerful features now available for Android…

Prime Day took 88% of market share among competing sales from Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Kohl’s.

Key Takeaways:

  • In May 2021, Amazon’s pre-Prime Day online spend was nearly 600% higher than their next nearest competitor, Walmart.
  • Over all 48 hours of Amazon Prime Day, total spend was up 32% YoY.
  • Day 1 (first 24 hours) of Amazon Prime Day, total spend was up 28% YoY.
  • Day 2 (second 24 hours) of Amazon Prime Day, total spend was up 38% YoY.

Another Amazon Prime Day has come and gone — and we’ve been digging into how the sales performed for the fourth consecutive year. This year, like last, Amazon kept the official Prime Day dates under wraps…

Amid wild online security threats, app-specific passwords help create a layered security approach in email.

  • In the era of online data breaches, your vulnerability to malicious email threats is higher than ever.
  • In combination with 2-factor authentication, app-specific passwords are a great way to add an extra layer of security to your email account and make the login process faster.
  • Edison Mail has automated the process of app-specific password creation for AOL, Gmail, and iCloud accounts.

If you have an AOL email account, you might have noticed recently that you’re now required to set up an app-specific password, or otherwise lose access to your third party email client. This follows in the footsteps of Apple…

Quick Service Restaurant breakfast food challengers Starbucks and Taco Bell also saw significant growth of 340% and nearly 250%, respectively.

Key Takeaways:

  • 2021 U.S. digital spend on breakfast items via delivery apps is up 263% from 2020
  • Breakfast item delivery sales have been steadily increasing since mid-March 2020
  • Dunkin’ saw the greatest year-over-year increase in breakfast food sales — up more than 750%.
  • Starbucks saw year-over-year sales grow by 340%.

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and nowhere is that truer than at quick service restaurants. Just recently, Burger King and Tim Hortons both added new breakfast sandwich options to their menus, and Wendy’s reported better-than-expected earnings due in large part to their new breakfast…

Amid the increasing threat of email phishing scams, Edison Mail+ users can now share their plan with five other people for free.

Key Takeaways:

  • Edison Mail+ now offers a Family Plan, allowing users to provide powerful inbox protection for five other people, at no extra cost.
  • As email scams continue to increase with no sign of slowing down, being able to protect yourself and your loved ones is more essential now than ever before.
  • The plan includes access to unique AI-based mobile security features to warn you when a phishing or other scam enters your mailbox, block spam calls and…

Challenger brand Lowes follows with 25% and Menards 7%

Key Takeaways

• Online spend on home improvement projects skyrocketed from January 2020 to May 2020 — Ace Hardware experienced a 647% increase in spend.

• saw the greatest change YOY, with spend increasing 57% from April 2020 to April 2021

• Measured all together, online spend at home improvement retail stores fell 5% YOY.

In 2020, when stay-at-home orders first went into effect and people began working, learning, playing, and eating all within the same four walls and time on our hands, what used to be bearable imperfections quickly became must fixes. With sit down restaurants, parks, movie…

OnMail Study: 93% of Americans Say It’s Important Companies Don’t Track Their Email — Yet One Third Did Not Know Leading Email Providers Do It for Advertising

Key Takeaways:

  • A national survey commissioned by OnMail reveals all Americans consider it important that companies do not track their email, yet 32% said they did not know leading email providers do so for advertising purposes.
  • Most email services let spy pixels run rampant through your inbox — and in some cases are even incentivized to do so for their advertising customers. …

Popular Chicken Outlet Remains Top Chicken Sandwich Seller via Food Delivery Apps

Key Takeaways:

  • Chick-Fil-A took in 41% of the money spent on chicken sandwiches through food delivery apps (among top 8 brands)
  • McDonald’s introduction of three new chicken sandwiches in February has them solidly in second

The chicken sandwich wars rage on among quick-service restaurants. Demand for the tasty offerings may even be contributing to supply issues and price increases for chicken across the US. In February, McDonald’s added fuel to the fire by releasing three new chicken sandwiches. To measure how off-premise online chicken sandwich sales have fared…

Most email services let you live like an email slob. OnMail’s Done System helps clean up your act.

  • The Done System is one of OnMail’s hallmark features — allowing you to keep your inbox clean with a simple tap.
  • OnMail is rooted in the belief that the next generation of your inbox is not a view that resembles a spreadsheet full of information as it has in years past, but rather an uncluttered and far simpler email experience.
  • All messages marked as Done are still searchable and can be found in the Done folder located under the Inbox.

A few weeks ago, OnMail exited public beta and launched its iOS app debut. Our team has been overjoyed to…


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