Something power Gmail users might like (v1.2.1)
I haven't seen much online about Mailroom so here's a review.
If you don't use Gmail, or rarely use it, go ahead and stop reading. If you can't live without Gmail, Mailroom might be worth taking a look at--particularly if you have multiple accounts.
Why not just use the webapp in Safari? Well, if you have multiple accounts, it's a pain to switch back and forth. Why not just use the built-in Mail app for your Gmail? What, miss out on the great threaded emails feature in Gmail, forget it.
Mailroom supports multiple accounts, all the features of the Gmail webapp, and more. The app handles multiple accounts with an accounts screen that also features a badge count for each gmail account. The "TrueNew" badge displays total unread count and the number of new messages since you last opened Mailroom. The app will also remember the last account you were viewing in case you exit to do something else.
What else does it do? Well, you can add a recipient from the iPhone's Contacts instead of just your Google contacts. It also has a built-in browser for checking out links and an attachments viewer for stuff like PDFs, word doc files, excel files, jpegs and whatnot. Mailroom also offers offline support for keeping a copy of your recently read and received messages.
Several people on the App Store complain that Mailroom is not a replacement for the built-in Mail app. Well, the dev doesn't claim that it is and I'm not sure where they got that impression. Mailroom lacks push notifications for new mail, so I use the built-in Mail app to get push notifications through Exchange for all my Gmail accounts (by using a combination of forwarding, filters and labels) and then use Mailroom for reading and composing.
I do have one complaint however; Mailroom has too much of an SSB (Single Site Browser) feel to it.
positives: enhances the Gmail webapp with extra features; multiple account support; add recipient from iPhone Contacts
negatives: no push (the "Prowl" solution doesn't count); UI looks just like the Gmail webapp
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