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Triage for iPhone makes quick work of clearing out your inbox

Lex Friedman | April 30, 2013
I get a lot of email. You probably get a lot of email, too. If I received one new email for every new popular approach to inbox management, well, that would be pretty interesting, because I already get too damn much email. But suffice it to say that there are many approaches to managing our increasingly unwieldy inboxes.

Right now, then, at least for my usage, Triage feels like it's built for consuming email more than replying to it. And it will only take a few minor tweaks for the app to feel like it can capably handle lots of quick replies, too.

Bottom line

Despite a few shortcomings, Triage is already very good. It solves a specific problem in a clever way. You don't need an app for this: You could manage your inbox as messages come in without a third-party app to help you along. But Triage makes it feel seamless, and even fun, to flick messages in the right direction and achieve--if not Inbox Zero--at least Inbox Zen.

 

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