After reading this post, I’ve decided to finally consolidate all my email onto one account at a new Google Apps domain. At the same time it gave me an opportunity to shorten and simplify my email address so it’s easy enough to prounounce and spell. Apparently, after a handful of experiences calling for food delivery here in Singapore, my last name is not easily recognizable. Thus, the vanity email I currently use would ultimately be hard to relay on the phone. From the same post, I got an idea of how to avoid some of the pitfalls of having a hard-to-pronounce name. Excluding the .com part, he was able to shorten his original domain name, which was his first and last name similar to my domain, from 14 to 4 characters. So i’ve shortened mine from 9 to 6. It’s easier to relay a 6 character domain name than 9, specially if you have to keep repeating letters because the one you’re talking to just isn’t getting what you’re saying. Now, it’s also easier to write on paper based forms, like bank and insurance forms.
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Since I’ve been on my E71 a lot more. Here’s some apps that I frequently use on it.
Lately, I’ve been using my E71 more than my computer — to organize my calendar, read emails, make quick replies, update contact info. And with iSync I’ve been able to keep the info between my computer and mobile phone synchronized.
Gmail finally has more IMAP controls. You can now select if a label is visible in IMAP, which means I’ll get more accurate and real-time unread counts in Mail.app since I can switch off the All Mail label on IMAP. Also you can set it to automatically put in Trash what was deleted from an IMAP folder rather than move it to All Mail, which will work better when I delete messages thru my phone. Sweet!
I wonder when Gmail Labs would be available on Google Apps for Domains though.