free push email alternatives?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by macfan881, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. macfan881 macrumors 68020

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    I got a email today starting may 1st Mail2web will no longer be offering free push active sync email :( and i was wondering are there any other free alternatives besides mail2web i refuse to spend $99 on mobile me's verry shady service.
     
  2. LinMac macrumors 65816

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    Yahoo is the only other free push option and it isn't very reliable.
     
  3. jableskg macrumors regular

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    Its been working like a charm for me.. I just got a Ymail account and all of my email has been "pushed" to my iPhone usually 60 seconds later or less.. I have no complaints as of yet with Yahoo mail.
     
  4. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

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    Anybody know if big ISPs offer push? I can't find anything about it on AT&T's Web site. You figure if freebies can do it that someone you give $43/month can do it.
     
  5. AHDuke99 macrumors 68020

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    I have a mobile me and its really not shading at all. I recommended it over most other services. I assume gmail will eventually offer PUSH gmail, so I'd wait till WWDC to see. I could see them rolling it out there along with the new software and iPhone.
     
  6. kelpi macrumors regular

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    +1 for Mobile Me. Just picked up a family pack off ebay for $60.00. Got tired of the inconsistencies with ymail and gmail.
     
  7. LinMac macrumors 65816

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    +1 for not free like the OP requested.
     
  8. kage207 macrumors 6502a

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    So you are looking for free? Um, I'd rather pay for a more reliable service than a free one. . . Not unless they are really good. Which I don't see good in free most of the time.
     
  9. macfan881 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    i had mail2live since 2.0 came out and no problems with it what so ever.
     
  10. mavis macrumors 68040

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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 3G (white): Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5H11 Safari/525.20)

    Agreed. MMe makes the most sense if your a Mac user. If you are, it's a no-brainer!
     
  11. kzoojason76 macrumors member

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    I know the guys over at nuevasync.com are getting prepared to start testing push email. I don't know when they will have this up and running, but I'm willing to hold out.

    Nuevasync has be an outstanding service, and I'll recommend them to anyone!
     
  12. MotionxxUSxx macrumors 6502

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_0 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/7A259g Safari/525.20)

    Nuevasync will not be free forever.
     
  13. macfan881 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    again read the topic i said free email alternatives i dont want to be spending 99 bucks for a very spotty service
     
  14. vinay427 macrumors 6502a

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    Everyone who has the 3.0 beta reported they have push Gmail, which I have been waiting moths for. I have Google Sync to push my calendars and contacts so e-mail would be great.
     

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