Jan-Lukas Else

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Tags: Email


A few email thoughts…

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I recently switched to Purelymail, after mentioning a long time ago that I keep an eye on the service every now and then.

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Switching to Purelymail

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After long consideration, I have now moved email for all but my main domain (but that’s coming too) to Purelymail. Email without bullshit. And with the “Advanced billing mode” they really only charge by usage or $10 per year with the “Simple billing”, but even with Advanced that shouldn’t be much more than $1 per month for me.

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K-9 Mail’s new design (not Holo anymore)

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Over three years after I mused about what it is like to still use a Holo Design app in 2018, the final version of K-9 Mail has now been released with a revamped user interface.

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Mailoji

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I am all for using a custom domain for email addresses. I mostly use @jlelse.de, but I can also be reached via email addresses with @janlukas.de, @jlelse.blog and a number of other domains. Recently I bought yet another domain, but now I’m questioning if that was really a good idea. Well, maybe I will still find a practical use for this domain.

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RSS by email

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Today I learned about RSS by email, a service that let’s you subscribe to RSS feeds by email.

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HEY World

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People keep saying that blogging is dead. But there is still innovation in this area. For example, the email service HEY has launched a new blogging platform called “HEY World”.

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Maddy Mail Server

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It’s already been a while, but I once (successfully) ran my own mail server for some time. I did this using the open source Mailcow project, which does all the configuration work for you and wraps everything nicely in Docker containers. There are also a few posts about it here on the blog.

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Email is the messenger you should migrate to

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Today I have heard again a discussion about WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and Threema and there was the question to which messenger one would switch from WhatsApp.

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Google will delete your data when inactive

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Google is introducing new policies to cause data in unused products to be deleted after extended periods of inactivity. For example, anyone who has uploaded photos to Google Photos but does not use Google Photos for two years will have their photos automatically deleted.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

I have this one Swedish domain that I use for my link shortener and my Gitea instance. Since I have set up catch-all email aliases for all my domains, I also get all mails sent to these domains. But only with the Swedish domain it happens to me that I regularly receive business emails or Microsoft Teams invitations, which obviously are not addressed to me, but only end up in my inbox because someone seems to have made a typo.

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