with new years coming up fast and msn hotmail becoming a bit more annoying (too many ads on their site and can't get my mail out of there to my apple mail program), i'm thinking about getting a gmail account (or prehaps a email account from elsewhere *not yahoo or aol, they both suck, especally in the spam department*) and making that my primary email address and having the hotmail account i've had for years become a secondary account. i'm doing this all in a year's time, so that by the end of 2007, all of my relevant email is in the gmail account instead of the hotmail one. and i think seperation from msn will be good for me, as it's just getting worse by the day at microsoft and i have personal issues with the nbc run venture. so i need some suggestions to what accounts will be good to block spam and to be very compatable with the apple mail app, and how can i get all my stuff to be sent to my new mail account from my old one? and most importanly, is this a good idea to sepereate myself from all things microsoft expect for some im purposes (at least concerning my macbook, not dumping the windows desktop as it is reliable until it dies).