September 14, 2015

Not a Nigerian prince? 20+ step comprehensive blueprint to avoid the spam filter and get your email read

You tweaked the margins until they were perfect. You rearranged the images several times to achieve the perfect flow. You proofread it for the 3rd time just to make sure. Then you slammed the “Send campaign” button and whoosh, your labor of love went out to the world.

Tick tock. 7 hours pass and you nervously check the stats. Only 3% opens? That’s weird. You’re used to hitting at least 15% in that time frame. You recheck. The open rates stay the same. The bad news is in: looks like your email was sent to spam.

The good news is, there are many preventative steps you can take to avoid this terrible fate. Here’s a comprehensive step by step breakdown of what you can do to make sure your email goes straight to the inbox every time. Continue reading

June 4, 2015

Win Apple Accessories with a Contest

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Apple’s Developer Conference, WWDC, is happening next week and we’ll be there.

To celebrate, we’re giving away 2 Casetify prizes daily, while WWDC is taking place. For the chance to win:
1. Download the myMail app on your iPhone or Apple Watch
2. Share a photo of yourself using the app on Twitter or Facebook, adding the #myMail and #WWDC tags
3. Like and Follow on Facebook and Twitter

We’ll have random drawings every day. We’ll be sharing some of our favorite images on Twitter and Facebook too – so keep an eye out there!

For more details, check out the rules.

Let us know if you’re attending, we’d love to meet up!

February 26, 2015

Study: finds Millenials are Constantly Plugged in (U.S.)

Youngsters stand at the front end of today’s uber-connected world. Studies or chatting, shopping or dating, entertainment or work – everything happens on the go. We at fully support living mobile and give our users the coolest solutions: MAPS.ME to save time, myGames to have some fun and myMail to get the things done.

But does mobile actually change digital behaviour of the new generation? surveyed over a thousand users in the U.S. about their mobile habits – how much time do they spend using mobile internet, which platforms and apps prefer and what gadgets they carry. The findings are quite curious – “millenials” (users aged 13-24) are much more wired than older folks, but share the same risks and concerns about online behaviour. Continue reading

February 18, 2015

Top 5 World’s Unusual Places to Propose


St Valentine’s Day is the second best day (according to Chillisauce) to propose to the most important person of your life. It’s rather obvious – romance is very much in the air on the Day of Love. Choosing a place to propose is probably as much important as choosing a wedding ring. Paris, Venice, Juliet’s House in Verona and numerous islands are the most popular travel destinations to ask the most important question of your life. Nevertheless, if you don’t want to say “Will you marry me?” in some kind of ordinary place, here is Top 5 world’s unusual places to propose which you can find with the help of MAPS.ME.

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February 13, 2015

Email’s Rocky Relationship with Love

Channeling our inner Sherlock Holmes and Sigmund Freud, we conducted a national survey on Americans’ email habits in their dating lives. Turns out they are snooping, hacking, cheating and breaking up – all over email! Many Americans are using email to spy on partners, sniff out infidelity and sever relationships. Love in the digital era is a cyber-battlefield, as our survey numbers prove: Continue reading

November 5, 2014

Study: myMail Consumers are Uber Email Users on Mobile (U.S.)

In November 2013, we launched myMail in the US and later globally. Many have said that email is dead or dying and wondered why we would spend effort in this area. We have always believed that email is the perfect tool for communicating but had been around for a while without much innovation. It’s why we created myMail. We are not alone in this thinking for sure – and that is good for consumers as innovation in this area will continue to thrive.

Recently, we asked myMail users living in the U.S. about their thoughts on email, how they use myMail and their thoughts about future features. Here are some interesting figures about how often U.S. myMail consumers check email and use other mobile apps/functions.

Not surprisingly, email is the number one activity on the mobile phone for U.S. myMail users. You are power email users! A whopping 70% of you say you check email on your mobile device more than 2-3 times a day. Another 17% check email about 2-3 times daily.


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October 24, 2014

myMail – Now Supports Microsoft Exchange, iOS 8 updates

Some cool things have come to myMail in the latest update!

You  may have noticed something new on the myMail home screen: the Microsoft Exchange logo has been added. That’s right, myMail now supports Microsoft Exchange with Active Sync. When you tap on the Microsoft Exchange logo, the familiar screen appears asking for email address/password. myMail will attempt to connect automatically using typical connection settings. For many, this means you are done and can now access your Exchange email account.

If myMail is unable to connect automatically, you will see a new screen prompting you to enter connection settings. See the image below. Here you can enter your domain login (if required), the host domain server and if encryption is required (SSL).

For iOS 8 users, myMail supports the larger iPhone screen sizes and interactive notifications. myMail also supports attachments for other apps.





















October 17, 2014

Join Us in a Video Game Marathon For Charity




Update: The World of Speed time slot is 11:00 a.m. (Pacific), October 24. is excited to  participate in the Extra Life gaming marathon, October 24 & 25 – an annual event where the video game industry comes together in a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for children’s hospitals. Last year, the event raised over $4 million.

This is our first time participating in Extra Life, so we have joined forces with the Raptr’s Team to support efforts to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network. And, for the first time, the charity will support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital of each streamer’s choice. Together with other AAA developers, as part of the Raptr team will be streaming live on Raptr Twitch channel between October 24-25. will be participating with our World of Speed game. We will be giving away beta keys during the stream so this is a great opportunity to get early access to our upcoming game. The specific time slot for World of Speed will be announced closer to the date. (Update: The World of Speed time slot is 11:00 a.m. Pacific, October 24.) For the full list of games and developers that are participating, visit the Raptr Fundraising page.

There are several ways you can participate:

1. Join the Raptr’s Team. Register for free today at Extra Life. Create a profile so your friends and family can donate during your gaming marathon. To sign up, just click “Join a Team” after choosing your registration level. Then Select “Raptr” from the drop-down menu and complete your registration. Continue reading

October 9, 2014

Iron Desert – Our Newest Mobile Game is Here

ID_Logo_ENGet ready to brave the desert! Today we released Iron Desert, our latest mobile game for iOS and Android.

This free cross-platform tactical combat game drops you in the midst of a brutal war to dominate the desert. You can work alone or with friends to defeat the ruthless invader, Iron Dragon and his underling, Commander Scar. Build up your military base, do battle with other players and blow their bases to smithereens. Or team up with friends to create your own clan to grind into dust all those who stand in your way.

The game offers an interesting story line where you can liberate captured territories and be handsomely rewarded. Rankings and tournaments provide opportunities to become the best commander. The game’s realistic graphics and soundtrack will have you quickly immersed into the hot desert issuing battle commands and turning the course of events to your favor.

Players from around the world can communicate through global and clan chats. This exciting social interaction helps players who enjoy talking strategy get closer than ever before.

Fans can also come together on the Iron Desert Facebook page. Iron Desert is localized in ten languages including English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

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October 2, 2014

Make it Personal – Your Avatar

Avatar_original_modMost modern communication tools, including myMail, use avatars – personal pictures, icons or artwork representations of ourselves. Sometimes avatars are used to reflect our mood and we often have different for personal and business digital tools.

When you view your myMail inbox, you’ll immediately see avatars representing the people or organizations who have sent you mail. myMail uses avatars from the sender’s Google or Microsoft accounts if they are connected to their email accounts. If the sender has no avatar, the first letter of their name is represented with a color background. myMail also uses icons for brands such as Twitter, Facebook or other popular brands. Additionally, if you have assigned an image for a contact in your mobile’s address book, myMail can display that.

How does the avatar representing you appear in the inbox of others? When you add your existing email accounts to myMail or create an account, an avatar is automatically added taken from your Google or Microsoft accounts. You can see this from the folder view, below.

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If you want to change the avatar associated with your email accounts or add an avatar, it’s easy to do. The instructions for myMail on Android are below. They are slightly different on iOS.

  1. From the folder view, tap on the gear icon (Settings)
  2. Scroll to Accounts and tap on Name & Avatar
  3. Each account is listed. Tap on the avatar for the account you wish to change.
    A menu appears with options to Choose Photo. You can choose to Take a Photo, Choose from Gallery or choose a photo from another app

Note that from the Name & Avatar screen, you can also change the first and last name on each account. team