Tag Archive: Newton


Newton Mail dies for the second time following Essential closure

Servers will officially shut down on April 30, 2020.

What you need to know Andy Rubin’s Essential announced its plan to close shop earlier this week. Alongside the end of updates to the Essential Phone, this also means that the Newton Mail app will be shutting down. Existing users of the app will have until April 30, 2020 before they lose access.

Newton Mail just can’t catch a break, it seems. The award-winning app that’s a favorite  [Read More…]

Newton email app returns under Essential ownership

It still costs $ 50/year.

Remember Newton? The best email app to ever be a thing? Yeah, it’s back.

Back in August, CloudMagic (the company behind Newton) announced that it was shutting the app down. Essential came out of nowhere and a few months later in December to buy the company, and now on February 5, Newton’s relaunching with a heap of new features to boot.

Some of the new feature highlights include being able to delete  [Read More…]

Essential acquires CloudMagic, creator of Newton Mail

In a surprise move, Essential has acquired CloudMagic, the email startup that created Newton Mail. If you’re unfamiliar, Newton was a subscription-based premium email app that earned rave reviews from bloggers and email power users. But though the service attracted over 40,000 subscribers, CloudMagic shut down Newton in September of this year due to lack of profitability.

With Essential acquiring CloudMagic, it’s likely that Newton will be integrated into the next Essential Phone, or perhaps Essential’s mysterious home hub. Newton  [Read More…]

Essential acquires CloudMagic, the company behind Newton Mail

Newton Mail gets a fresh start under Essential.

Newton Mail was a popular third-party alternative to Gmail, and even though the service had over 40,000 paying customers, it was shut down back in December. Interestingly, the app has continued to work since then, and we now know the reason why: Essential has acquired CloudMagic — the company behind Newton Mail — for an undisclosed fee, with the email service likely ending up as an exclusive offering on  [Read More…]

Newton Mail will shut down in September

Newton will shut down in September after failing to find a viable business model.

Newton, a popular email app for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS, has announced that it will soon shut down. Founder Rohit Nadhani said that CloudMagic, the company that owns Newton, couldn’t find a viable business model that provided profitability and growth, citing stiff competition from first-party email apps. Newton will end service in September.

Writing on the Newton blog, Nadhani said:

It was  [Read More…]

Newton Mail’s latest feature surfaces emails that require a follow-up; now costs $99 yearly

Newton Mail’s recap feature ensures you don’t miss important emails.

Gmail’s redesign earlier this year saw the introduction of a feature called Nudge that reminds you to respond to emails. Nudge looks through your inbox to find actionable emails, and it’ll surface the mails to the top of your inbox along with a note showing when you’ve received the mail.

Newton Mail — one of the most feature-rich mail clients available today — is getting a similar  [Read More…]

Gmail vs. Newton: Which email client is right for you?

The father of email takes on its futuristic cousin.

It’s been a long-time coming, but Google finally updated Gmail with a clean, modern design and helpful new features that stop it from feeling like a relic of the past. There’s a lot to like about the changes Google made to Gmail, but for some folks, it may be too little too late.

If you’re feeling underwhelmed by the new Gmail, one of your best alternatives is a  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Starbucks, Newton Mail

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Newton adds a useful Tidy Inbox feature to its email client

Email just got a whole lot better because it’s so much less noisy.

Newton, a simple and powerful email platform, has released another one of its so-called Superchargers to clean up its users’ messy inboxes.

Formerly called CloudMagic, Newton has transformed into one of the most elegant and powerful email platforms out there, and it’s available on practically every platform, including Android. With today’s update, the Tidy Inbox feature brings  [Read More…]

Easily handle your emails with the Newton skill for Alexa

Despite the ludicrous amount of apps available for download in the Google Play Store, finding a third-party email client that can provide you with all the services you need might prove quite a complicated task. In a recent piece, we discussed AOL’s recently improved Alto email experience which among other things, includes better Amazon Alexa […]