hey.com is just a smooth interface with some creative marketing of "innovative" features, such as an inbox that can show you only unreads (oooh) and folders to organise what you need to reply to (ahhh). And all that for $99/year!!!
@mcol sounds like just the thing I need to fix all my problems
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