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Mail.com

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  • MAIL.COM - at your own risk !

    Dec 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: domain name that's simple to give out and have people remember it
    Cons: unreliable,flakey service. (even when you pay for it)

    Summary: Yes, I am in a fit of rage over yet another screw-up at MAIL.COM, but I will try to remain calm and civil in an effort to be informative. I pay MAIL.COM for a premium account. The domain name is what "works" (mail.com) in that it's easy to give out ... read more

  • It's the worst email service provider ever

    May 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE
    Cons: The most annoying website I've ever seen

    Summary: I am unfortunate enough to stuck with them because I was using my free email for years and now it's just too late to get out - too many people send me emails to this address. It was Ok initially but when they made their forwarding service unavailable for ... read more

  • mail.com is going down

    Jan 3, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cool domain names such as "email.com"
    Cons: no pop3, too many popups,spam-friendly

    Summary: I have been using this several years. I like the cool domain name email.com. But they are getting worse and I am gradually phasing out. Main reason: 1. too many pop-ups. Each message you open will bring you two pop-ups. And these pop-ups ... read more

  • Mail.com, it does mail, and it does it well

    Aug 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simple and fast interface, quick mail delivery, 10 megs of space, excellent domain names.
    Cons: Full of ads, offers ad-free version for pay users

    Summary: Mail.com seems to be one of the few internet companies left after the dot com bust. Its why I appreciate them being around, and support them ahead of the typical hotmail and yahoo monsters, which have just recently begun slashing back features. ... read more

  • Mail.com

    Apr 29, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free. Does include address book and some available spam filtering.
    Cons: Slow and unreliable to the point that it is unusable.

    Summary: If you're looking for free e-mail and don't care whether you can read or send email today or not, then Mail.com might be the service for you. I would recommend that you look elsewhere if: - you would like for e-mail to arrive in your ... read more

  • It could have been better...

    Mar 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Catchy domain names in addition to mail.com and usernames aren't numeric.
    Cons: Failure to correct problems in a timely fashion.

    Summary: When you have a choice of domain names like cheerful.com, engineer.com, 2die4.com, doglover.com and many more it's almost irresistable. Most of the good ones are $3.00/mo. but mine was free through AltaVista. In fact, that's why "quitesane@mindless.com" ... read more

  • It could have been better...

    Feb 19, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Catchy domain names in addition to mail.com and usernames aren't numeric.
    Cons: Failure to correct a very slow server or "pipe" quickly.

    Summary: When you have a choice of domain names like cheerful.com, engineer.com, 2die4.com, doglover.com and many more it's almost irresistable. Most of the good ones are $3.00/mo. but mine was free through AltaVista. In fact, that's why "quitesane@mindless.com" ... read more

  • Lately it has been down very often

    Aug 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, variety of account names.
    Cons: Happened lately it's down a lot

    Summary: Free Web Based Mail Yes, Mail.com is a free web mail and you can access email all over the world. However, there is one thing I want to point out, web mail may not be in the case in the company. My company has firewall, and for some ... read more

  • Mail.com

    Aug 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: it's free
    Cons: I haven't gotten any e-mail in 3 weeks.

    Summary: I have a free account powered by mail.com. If they were going out of business, they could have given their users some advance warning. Instead I just stopped getting e-mail altogether, and like I said, it's been 3 weeks. This has all but ruined my ... read more

  • mail dot crap

    Jul 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Believe all news is bad news?This is the service for you. Cheap phone calls
    Cons: Mail lost when sent. Mail delivered up to five days later Constant Service interuptions etc.

    Summary: The day I found mail.com must have been one of my happier days on the net. I was at the time opening a business with no financing and could not afford at that time to open POP3 mail accounts for my staff and the business. I went on a search to find a ... read more

  • The service is terrible

    Jul 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: You can probably get the name you want and it's free.
    Cons: Server is always down and mail is delayed by hours to days.

    Summary: I switched to mail.com around Feb, I wanted an account where I could use my name and be easily remembered and I was able to get what I wanted from them. The service worked fine for about two months, then mail.com was purchased by net2phone and the ... read more

  • Another internet company goes from best to worst!

    Jul 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large assortment of domain names to choose from, web-based.
    Cons: No customer support, inconsistent mail delivery, some domains marked as SPAM, no more POP service

    Summary: I started to use mail.com after I cancelled my AOL membership about 2 years ago. At first it was great. Free web-based email that was simple to use. For a small ($4 monthly) premium, I received POP service so I could use Eudora (or any other email ... read more

  • Close.......but no cigar

    Jun 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, get your own personalized email addy
    Cons: mail delivery can take days, unreliable

    Summary: With as many options as there are for free email, this one just seems to have no shine. What prompted me to sign up was the capability to choose my own domain....made for a more fun looking email addy when it didn't end with @aol or @hotmail like ... read more

  • email often delayed by a day or more

    Jun 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good user interface, lots of different domains to choose from, such as consultant.com, happy.com, etc
    Cons: email often delayed by a day or more

    Summary: I started using it about two years ago. I signed up with consultant.com, which is one of the addresses they offer. Soon I noticed my emails were mostly delayed, usually by a day or more. Not only incoming email, but outgoing also. Some were delayed ... read more

  • Another Free Email Blunder

    Jun 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: large varity of email names
    Cons: TOO SLOW...Service stinks...password retrieval is slow, is down alot.

    Summary: Here I sit again..writting about another one of my FREE email boo boo's. I tried most of them...untill I found the RIGHT one...but this is on my list of not the right one. The only thing I can say about the program that is good is the fact ... read more

  • Free Mail and A Page of Advertisements

    Jun 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Free email, calendar and address books.
    Cons: Unreliable, down a lot, to many ads.

    Summary: Mail.com ---Update---- I have really made up my mind now and will not use this service. It has failed its responsibilities in services and it is not worth putting up with. They are down all the time, they have a million and ... read more

  • Beware! Free does NOT mean good and reliable

    Jun 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Well...it's free.
    Cons: Unreliable reliable service that loses mail and addresses

    Summary: This is a very unreliable and non-responsive email service. Use it at your own risk! During a "conversion" a couple of month's ago, Mail.com customers have lost their address books and old email. They have sent out emails saying they are ... read more

  • Past its prime

    May 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free (well, sort of)
    Cons: Unreliable, no support, slow web interface.

    Summary: I've had a Mail.com account for several years and I finally had to throw in the towel and go with another company. When I first signed up, I used it strictly as a "backup" account in the event that my ISP's email service went belly up (a.k.a. ... read more

  • Better Options Available

    May 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It's free with lots of domains.
    Cons: Slow, unreliable.

    Summary: Mail.com is one of many free web-based email services I have tried. Over the past year, its quality of service has declined significantly. After "upgrading" their web site to "version 4.0", Mail.com has become slow and unreliable. My email is always ... read more

  • Why is this free???

    Apr 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It is free.
    Cons: downloading errors, sign in errors.

    Summary: oh yeah- it must be because it is: slow slow slow can't find site etc etc I don't really care for people who complain about things that are free, but unfortunately today, I WILL be one of them. I decided to use ... read more

  • When it's bad, it's very, very bad. When it's good it's below average.

    Apr 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: short domain name, free email forwarding
    Cons: pop-up ads, service is too sloooow

    Summary: I believe it was my wise neighbor, Melvin Krupchek, who once said, "I like free stuff. Especially when it's free." I too, once naively subscribed to that theory. Now as much as I hate to complain about a free service, well, I must. I admit I ... read more

  • Gosh.. this looks boring!!

    Apr 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Mostly reliable, good choice of domain names, simple functions, easy to use
    Cons: can be slow receiving and sending emails, occassional server down times

    Summary: I'm one of those people who have more than 10 different email addresses, not because one email provider doesn't satisfy me, but more because I'm still in search for that perfect email address that is easy to remember, and of course reliable. ... read more

  • Rip Off

    Mar 31, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: None
    Cons: These guys are con artists

    Summary: I actually paid for their premium e-mail storage service and not only was the e-mail unreliable, my storage space was deleted after I tried to remove my credit card information from the site so that they couldn't charge me extra. Even though I was fully ... read more

  • Net Moves is the right move

    Mar 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Transfers your email into a great cover sheet. Sends email receipt of delivery
    Cons: None yet!

    Summary: I use Net Moves for work to send faxes from my laptop as I travel throughout the country. They have been the most reliable so far. I have tried two other internet fax services and Net Moves is the most reliable. You don't need any special software to ... read more

  • I'd rather use the U.S. Postal Service

    Mar 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You can actually use the excuse, "I never got your email."
    Cons: unreliable/unstable/slow

    Summary: I wish we could give this company negative stars. One star is too many. Mail.com is the worst email system I have ever used in my entire life. I was very excited to get an email address at chemist.com. I thought it was cute and fun. I had told ... read more

  • It could have been better...

    Mar 14, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Catchy domain names in addition to mail.com and usernames aren't numeric.
    Cons: Failure to correct a very slow server or "pipe" quickly.

    Summary: When you have a choice of domain names like cheerful.com, engineer.com, 2die4.com, doglover.com and many more it's almost irresistable. Most of the good ones are $3.00/mo. but mine was free through AltaVista. In fact, that's why "quitesane@mindless.com" ... read more

  • Too slow servers.

    Mar 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free email. You can choose from various domains.
    Cons: No POP mail facility (with free accounts). Lot of annoying pop-up advertisements. Too slow servers.

    Summary: I have been using mail.com account for the past 18 months. I chose this service because it had a selection of domain names to choose from. But the service seems to slow down recently, to an extent that, if I send a mail from my other email ... read more

  • Terrible. Just Terrible.

    Mar 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free.
    Cons: Simply horrible.

    Summary: I was excited about joining for this mail address because of the name: @mail.com. It's not worth it folks. Even though they are obviously a new company, there's no excuse for being blocked from my mail server. Two out of ten times, I am. My ... read more

  • Personalized E-mail

    Feb 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free; Free; Free
    Cons: None

    Summary: Mail.com is a uniquely personalized free e-mail service where one can keep personal and professional accounts. Mail.com provides complete flexibility. One of the unique feature of Mail.com is that one can add more storage capacity to their account. ... read more

  • Unprofessional service NOT suitable for business use

    Feb 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, multi-purpose and sometimes you might grab a great @name
    Cons: Basic free functions are fairly poor and the service unpredictable

    Summary: Mail.com offers a range of names such as @usa @mail @post @japan etc, and if you are lucky you can find some amusing and even useful names. I have several. I use mail.com for hours each day and even have paid for the upgraded mailPRO on one ... read more

  • Mail.com: Useless as a Kick in the Testicles from Enterprising Goths

    Feb 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's free.
    Cons: Its price is indicative of its level of quality.

    Summary: Mail.com promises They’ll sometimes deliver mail, Roll the dice, buddy! Ahhhh, the allure of free. What a beautiful concept, something for nothing. Unparalleled in its magnificence, free thrills me to my very soul. ... read more

  • It's Free and I Can't Complain....

    Feb 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, easy to navigate, lots of choices for your address
    Cons: Pop-up ads, sometimes slow.

    Summary: ...Too much anyhow. I first started using this e-mail application when my company told us that we were not allowed to use our business e-mail for personal things. Good policy, makes sense, left me without a personal e-mail address. So I looked up ... read more

  • Most Unreliable

    Jan 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Free
    Cons: Unreliable, Performance Issue

    Summary: This is perhaps one of the most unreliable free email service out there. I have been using their web-based email for over a year now - and I've not noticed any improvement in terms of performance or reliability. The site is often very slow, and when you ... read more

  • Unreliable and Unfriendly.

    Jan 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Mail.com domain name
    Cons: Unreliable, pathetic address book, slow servers, pop-up ads

    Summary: I love Epinions.com - can I just say that? I can feel better that I am not the only one that feels strongly about certain issues. Mail.com SUCKS! There is no 2 ways about it - don't be fooled with the uder ratings, look carefully at the more recent ... read more

  • A free email account but not the best or even close !!!!!!

    Dec 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free email account at any thing you want
    Cons: slow and they have problems with there server

    Summary: Introduction I have been a long time member of mail.com itís an easy to check your email. The best thing about it is that itís absolutely free of any cost what so ever, and extremely easy to use. I have been a member on mail.com for ... read more

  • Do not use mail.com

    Dec 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fancy email address
    Cons: poor service

    Summary: Do not use mail.com if you don't want to waste your time in trying to get answer from the member service. I purchased the mail.com service to use the POP protocol. I could read emails using the POP protocol, but I could not send an email using ... read more

  • Personalize It! - Mail.com is A Good Option For Free Email

    Nov 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You can get creative with your address here --100s of domains to choose from!
    Cons: not as accessible as hotmail

    Summary: Unlike some of the other free email providers out there, mail.com has taken the liberty of reserving literally hundreds of domains that you can use when you sign up for a free email account. This means that unlike yahoo, where everyone is ... read more

  • Want advertising? Try Mail.com

    Nov 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great choice of domain names which can be fun and unique
    Cons: Too much adveritising. Site does not always work.

    Summary: Mail.com is different to many other web based e-mail companies in that not only are you able to select your own user name, but you can also choose from over 100 domain names, e.g. @usa.com, @2die4.com, @doctor.com. Having this choice was what first ... read more

  • its_not_my_mail@mail.com

    Nov 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, reliable, different; not hotmail or yahoo
    Cons: None found yet

    Summary: The topic is my actual email address I set up some time ago, using the mail.com service. And I must say I kind of like it. There is a very good idea behind mail.com - it lets you set up a free, instantly accessible mail box that you can use ... read more

  • Mail.com UPDATE on performance.

    Nov 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good solid performance with program choices for all.
    Cons: No filters on the free system, otherwise I am hard put to find problems.

    Summary: Mail.com has been a reasonably easy system to use. Its basic services are free and for free everything is covered except a good filter system. If they had one of those My huge bulk mail reception would not be a problem. As my more regular ... read more

  • Mail Call?...But When Will It Work!

    Nov 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use
    Cons: Server problems with site

    Summary: I have become increasingly disenfranchised lately with my free e-mail account over at mail.com. It seems as though every other time I log into the account through iwon.com I have run into a problem trying to access it. Just a few minutes ago for ... read more

  • Caveat emptor!!

    Nov 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's free...so what if you can't get mail X-|
    Cons: Poor/lousy service. Don't get emails. No response from firms.

    Summary: Beware! Beware!! I used to use hotmail for my personal email service till it became a dumping ground for spammers. (Even with all of the filtering, I would still get dozens of unsolicited and profane messages) So, after I saw a corporate ... read more

  • E-MAIL MADE SIMPLE

    Oct 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: everything about it
    Cons: none yet

    Summary: Yahoo, Rocketmail, Hotmail, just canít compare. A few months back mail.com was just another e-mail service like the rest of them. A free Internet based e-mail service that supplied you with a e-mail address so you could check it anytime you ... read more

  • Good, But Not Necessarily Free

    Oct 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Variety of Domains, Little Spam
    Cons: Upgrades, Hidden Fees

    Summary: When I left college in 1999, I needed a new e-mail account. The first place I arrived at was the web page of Startrekmail. This is one of the many domain names that are operated by the company Mail.com. When I set up the account, I was given the ... read more

  • Pretty darn Good

    Oct 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of email address possibilities
    Cons: Not always the names you'd want for an email

    Summary: I really like the fact that I can choose from a wide selections of email addresses. At the same time however, you can't always get the name you'd want. ie: you@mailz.com rather than you@mail.com - So while there is a lot of choices it's not necessarily ... read more

  • unreliable

    Sep 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: many email id choices
    Cons: slow and unreliable

    Summary: This email service is unreliable for the following reasons: (1) friends tell me that emails sent to my mail.com account constantly bounce back. (2) sometimes I receive an email 1 day after it is sent (3) service is very very SLOOW - ... read more

  • Many names and free forwarding..

    Sep 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: many names to choose from, easy to use and set up, free forwarding.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I really love Mail.com for the large amount of good names to choose from and the free forwarding to any email address you choose. I forward all mine to my ISP email address so I can get the emails by just opening my email client. It is really ... read more

  • Free email accounts@mail.com

    Sep 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, wide selection of domain names, various features
    Cons: slow at times, delays

    Summary: Mail.com is a free email account. I think that mail.com is more dependable than yahoo or hotmail accounts. The most favorable feature of Mail.com is that you could choose your own personalized email domain address such as catlover.com and ... read more

  • More mail than you can handle!

    Sep 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: not much
    Cons: slow, unreliable, lots of ads, lack of features...

    Summary: Mail.com, sign up here and lots of mail is what you will get. I signed up with them after my old e-mail provider went bust! At the beginning they were good giving you lots of features and providing great service. However they are now getting worst and ... read more

  • ilovemail.com

    Aug 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: choose a name
    Cons: /////

    Summary: I have had mail accounts with aol, hotmail, chickmail and they are all ok but mail.com is deffientally my favorite. You can choose like you name @doctor.com or @mail.com or @playful.com. There are so many choices so you can costumise you mail accout. ... read more

  • So easy to remember..

    Aug 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: EASY to remember, easy navigation
    Cons: down from time to time

    Summary: Of all the free e-mail services I've signed up for (way too many), this is by far the easiest for my friends to remember. Mail is probably the hardest word to misspell next to "dog" and "cat". These days, everyone fights over easy to ... read more

  • Attractive, But if "Time is of the Essence", Read This!

    Aug 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Format and Options!
    Cons: Organizer Calendar; Slow E-Mail Reception & Delivery

    Summary: After dumping AOL for free ISP's and needing a new Primary E-Mail service, I opted for Mail.com. There are several good features about this service but there are also some disappointing areas that have shown up over time. I am an author of several ... read more

  • Express yourself with a custom email address!

    Jul 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, Email forwarding, and Reliable
    Cons: Pay for POP3, & banner ads

    Summary: General Information Mail.com is not as well known as yahoo or hotmail and I consider that a plus. It is pretty nice to be able to have an email address without choosing the one you want with 3 digit numbers attached to the end because over a ... read more

  • Fast, Reliable Web Mail

    Jul 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, easy to use, reliable
    Cons: None

    Summary: Mail.com is by far the best FREE web mail service online that I've used. I have a bossman52@ account for excite.com, mail.com, yahoo.com, hotmail.com, and peoplepc.com. Of all of these, mail.com is the fastest and most reliable of all. I ... read more

  • Free internet and mail.com pop access don't mix!

    Jul 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Variety of domains
    Cons: Paid POP access, Too many Ads

    Summary: Mail.com offers a variety of creative and fun domains for your email that are free (the basic service). When I signed up for my account, everything was running smoothly, minus the large amount of advertisements I encountered (that which I can do ... read more

  • Nice because of Forwarding Features

    Jul 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: email forwarding, mail can be read from anywhere
    Cons: main product strictly internet based

    Summary: Even though I am not fond of internet-based e-mail (where you go to a specific site with your browser to read your email) I like this service because it allows me to forward my email to a regular POP3 account (where the email can be downloaded and read ... read more

  • This underdog could win in the battle of the big boys

    Jul 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: reliable, free
    Cons: sometimes a little lagged

    Summary: Mail.com is nowhere near as publicized as Hotmail or Yahoo Mail, but it offers things that the "big ones" don't. Not only do you choose your login name as you would with any other e-mail server, with mail.com, you can choose from a wild ... read more

  • They deserve the name

    Jul 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: forwarding, many domain names
    Cons: doesn't work with lynx

    Summary: Mail.com is excellent. I've been using their free service for years (starting as iname.com). They let you pick from a big list of domain names. They're performance has been great, except for a few little hiccups around Y2K time while the global ... read more

  • Finally, free mail that is realyable and easy to use.

    Jun 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, wide range of addresses available
    Cons: occasional 'down time'

    Summary: The main reason that mail.com is better than Hotmail is that at Hotmail you address has to be something@hotmail.com. However at mail.com your address is something@many_different_choices_available.com. The reason this is an advantage is because you, not ... read more

  • Show off your personality

    Jun 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: ease of use, full of features
    Cons: too many ads and junk mail

    Summary: with an email address like you@cheerful.com or maybe even you@techie.com. And, for the lonely, they have you@writeme.com. Mail.com's site is fun to vist and their web-based email service boasts plenty of features to keep most everyone happy. ... read more

  • Anything free... Yada, yada, yada.

    Jun 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, and the ability to pick a cool address.
    Cons: Slow, boring, and not good at being as free as they would have you think.

    Summary: Mail.com is not the sharpest of free e-mail services that I have used. I do like it for the fact that you can find some really neat addresses to use, but that is about where the fun ended with the thing! I have found that this service is not ... read more

  • It's ok but...

    Jun 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: wide choice of email domains
    Cons: down too often

    Summary: Well Mail.com is a neat service. It allows you to choose from several different domain names such as mail.com, usa.com or doctor.com etc... You can create folders to sort your mail although you have to do that manually. I very rarely get junk mail. I do ... read more

  • Mail.com: basic, easy, and kind of fun

    Jun 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simple to use, different domain names to choose from, multiple signatures
    Cons: No filtering, no auto-responder, can't sync address book

    Summary: This is my first in a series of reviews on free Web email services. Besides this review on Mail.com, I will post future reviews on Hotmail, Excite Inbox, and Yahoo Mail, and make conclusions on which service I ended up switching to. Each review will ... read more

  • Spamdotcom

    Jun 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Access anywhere
    Cons: Spam

    Summary: I set up an account at Mail.com for my young son. I felt he could use his own e-mail address and save myself the trouble of having to look through his e-mail to see my own. Not that he is that popular but they do like to send e-mail from school. But I ... read more

  • Nothing short of GREAT!

    Jun 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, secure, quick email
    Cons: not a one

    Summary: I have been using mail.com for about 3 months now and have had absoloutley no problems with it. It has been very fast in receiving and deleivering mail and has stored and let me quickley access my at all times. To date i cannot say anything but praise ... read more

  • The Email of the Future

    Jun 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: HTML friendly,
    Cons: have to put with a small amount of spam

    Summary: I have an email account at mail.com and I love it for HTML written email ( Hyper Text Markup Language ). I have several accounts at several different free email hosting and I find this one the best. Here is why: 1. They can block spam from all ... read more

  • E-mail /Free Mail

    Jun 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free helps eliminate emails from my isp
    Cons: Annoying ads

    Summary: You better sign up now before all the good names get taken. At Mail.com they have multiple addresses you can choose from and like every other service out there itís first come first serve. I like my Mail.com account because itís free. I only use when ... read more

  • WOW, it's that expensive???

    Jun 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice domain names for email addresses!
    Cons: POP3 accounts cost $39.95 a year

    Summary: There are literally hundreds if not thousands of companies out there that are more than willing to give you a free email address! Yahoo, Juno, and Hotmail are just a few of the recognized "brands". Mail.com also gives away free email address. ... read more

  • Quality free email

    Jun 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free service, all standard features
    Cons: not many

    Summary: When you sign up for mail.com, you'll be able to choose from several different domains, so you can be you@consultant.com, you@engineer.com, and more. The domains used to cost money, so it's great that they're free now. It's great to have a web ... read more

  • Your name @.com

    Jun 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: selection of domains
    Cons: advertisments

    Summary: Mail.com is one of the leading free e-mail services on the net today. They give you a wide selection of domains to choose from such as: yourname@techie.com, yourname@mail.com, and so on.. Check their website for the latest additions to their list. ... read more

  • Unique mail addy

    May 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 100+different addresses, many features
    Cons: nothing

    Summary: Mail.com is one of the best free e-mail services, not only because it is free and easy to use but you get to choose from over 100 diffent e-mail endings such as Cheerful.com, USA.com,and Doctor.com. So there is a unique address for everyone. ... read more

  • It's an (i)Winner!

    May 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: exceptionally reliable
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have three mail.com accounts: one for my non-profit volunteer group; one for my business and one through iWon. So, everytime I check it, I can get points towards Big Moola! I love the interface: it's easy to set up, use and navigate. I ... read more

  • Better off with others

    May 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Many possibilities
    Cons: slow, less user friendly

    Summary: I have one or two email accounts filled out at mail.com. I have founbd it sufficient but not quite as good as some other free email providers. The nice thing about mail.com is it provides many different possibilities for your name. Basically you ... read more

  • Easy, Great for a Beginner

    May 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, access from anywhere
    Cons: Slower browsing through network

    Summary: I wanted my Daughter to have the freedom of her own private e-mail account that she could access from anywhere. Here it is. The service is Wonderful. All of her messages are received and sent in a timely fashion. Mail.com clearly stated ... read more

  • Mail.com offers custom e-mail domains

    May 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, easy, and has custom domains
    Cons: You have to pay for more domains and pop3 server

    Summary: This free e-mail provider unlike others offers you the choice of e-mail domains. This is great if you want to be able to remember your e-mail address much faster and eaiser. The one problem is that you can't use all of the custom e-mail ... read more

  • A Great Alternative to POP3

    May 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, convenient, many addresses from which to choose
    Cons: very slow at times

    Summary: Mail.com is everything a web-based email provider should be. Finally, I can access my email from any computer with an internet connection securely. After being burned by hotmail, xoommail, myownemail and even (shudder) women.com, I found my permanent ... read more

  • UPDATED 30-Jul-2000: I give up!

    Apr 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Web-based access with POP, virus checker
    Cons: Frequent outages, banner ads

    Summary: I stumbled across mail.com in early 1999 as I searched for a web-based e-mail service that supported POP access. Mail.com has been a mixed bag. it generally works well, but has some annoying quirks. The free service is fine. The pay service ... read more

  • Great Free email for everybody

    Apr 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: reliable, easy, always fast
    Cons: none

    Summary: This has to be one of the best, if not THE best free email providers around. I have had an email address at mail.com for nearly 6 months now, and I have yet to ahve a problem of any sort. Whenever I go to check my mail, the site is always up, and I whip ... read more

  • what_ever_you_want. com

    Apr 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free e-mail, $5 off any DVD, vast name selection
    Cons: unsolicited e-mail

    Summary: I'm an AOL user, and eventually I started seeking other e-mail addresses for miscellaneous purposes. Shortly along this quest, I stumbled along mail.com. They boasted from e-mail for life AND $10 off any DVD from bigstar.com (currently it is ... read more

  • Verygood@mail.com!

    Apr 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: SOOO many domains, free
    Cons: slow to load

    Summary: I was impressed with mail.com! There is a huge array of domain names to choose from (lawyer.com, priest.com, engineer.com, doctor.com, and many, many more)from. This is important because of the ridiculous endings to some domain names that people ... read more

  • Mail's here, mail's here........

    Apr 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy, Easy
    Cons: can't think of any

    Summary: I have used hotmail.com for the past two years...in that time weeks would go by while they were updating and I wouldn't be able to get on to check my mail....AGGRAVATING!!!!!!!!!!!! So one day while I was on, I saw and advertisement for ... read more

  • Mail.com deserves its name.

    Apr 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The best, has all the features you need and want...
    Cons: A little simple and plain but I like it since it is easy to use...

    Summary: If you are looking for a FREE Web based email service then more than likely you have narrowed it down to the two biggest providers who are Hotmail and Mail.com. The both do just about just about everything the other one does so it can be hard to make ... read more

  • At last an easy to remember address

    Apr 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use
    Cons: is a little slower than microsoft express

    Summary: One of the best features of mail.com, is you have a variety of email addresses to choose from when you are trying to think of a new name. Some of the names to choose from are yourname@teacher.com, yourname@engineer.com, yourname@usa.com, etc. So ... read more

  • You've got mail, now make me money!!!

    Mar 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy, reliable, even fun at times
    Cons: Frustrating at times when you first start.

    Summary: One of the very personal reasons I do like the mail.com free e-mail service is that most of the providers would not accept login and/or e-mail names starting with a number but with a letter. Since Iíd like to be recognized by the Epinions.com community ... read more

  • Mail.com, a nice addition to your email accounts

    Mar 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Numerous address picks, easy to use
    Cons: None so far!

    Summary: I recently signed up with mail.com. To be perfectly honest, the main reason is because the had a doglover.com address, which is perfect for me. I do have a hotmail account, but usually give that out to game sites, etc. I was pleasantly ... read more

  • Better than any other e-mail services

    Mar 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great service
    Cons: None

    Summary: When people would look at the opinins, they are askign How is Mail.com better than hotmail.com or yahoo.com. Well, let me tell you the first and most important reason. Mail does not sell you e-mail adress to various companies so they can send you junk ... read more

  • Mail.com - is it all it's cracked up to be?

    Mar 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to access, on a good day...
    Cons: .. when hell's frozen over.

    Summary: The idea is, put something simple at the end, like "@mail.com" and they'll remember it, right? Well, they might remember the name, but they won't want to remember the horrid service. Ever since I joined back in late jan, I've been ... read more

  • When it's doesn't work, you're screwed.

    Mar 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: web-based email portion is free
    Cons: no support, many other problems- see article

    Summary: I've been using mail.com (or more specifically, www.altavista.iname.com) for almost 3 years. I went two years ago to POP3 access, so I can download the messages using Outlook Express. All was fine until about 3 weeks ago, when the server ... read more

  • The Easiest Email To Use

    Mar 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, loads of features
    Cons: None

    Summary: After trying a few other free email services, Compuserve email, and my school email, I found that the subtle additions mail.com has make all the difference in the world. For one, you can access your email anywhere, which is true of a number of services ... read more

  • Old service - New Face

    Mar 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Email Forwarding, variety of @names
    Cons: lack of Pop3 service

    Summary: I have been using this service for nearly two and a half years, and I must say it has undergone some changes. Originally when I signed up for the service, Mail.com didn't even exist. I signed up for the service when it was billed as "Altavista ... read more

  • Great second email address

    Feb 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free e-mail, easy to use, cute ideas
    Cons: None

    Summary: Mail.com is a cute spot. You can choose between different dotcoms such as "yours" as well as any number of out-of-the-ordinary choices. I learned about Mail.com free e-mail addresses through mypoints.com. It is perfect as a ... read more

  • Lots to offer

    Feb 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use
    Cons: none

    Summary: Mail.com is the best because it offers alot of other e-mail service, i mean that you can choose from Blah@mail.com or Blah@blah.com, there's alot of these you can choose from. This is really fast, free e-mail service. I found about this ... read more

  • Finally e-mail that says something about you!

    Feb 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free web mail
    Cons: none

    Summary: When I found Mail.com I was so excited to see the vast list of choices you could use as your e-mail address. Finally you can have an address that says something about who you are. I have had this account for a month or so and I have been ... read more

  • Love the names...

    Feb 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: kewl names
    Cons: limited functions

    Summary: Mail.com has one really cool feature: you can pick an email to suit who you are such as your name plus: silly.com, catlover.com, doctor.com. etc. However if you are expecting an email with all the feature of Outlook Express and others, you will be ... read more

  • Free E-mail

    Feb 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great service
    Cons: No spell checker

    Summary: Mail.com, a free e-mail service provider, is just great. Unlike any other email service you get to choose the second half of your address. For example: Username@usa.com, popstar.com, mad.scientist.com and many other endings. As for its service, it does ... read more

  • It's free AND it's good

    Feb 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Free service
    Cons: basic services only

    Summary: This service is great for web customers that need e-mail, but don't need all the extra services. It does all the basics--reply, forwarding, spell check and storing. Additional services do cost money...like upgraded storage space, pop id, etc... All in ... read more

  • $10 Off a Video, and it's free! What more do you want?

    Feb 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great coupons for free
    Cons: None

    Summary: I will admit that I have a hotmail account, and I don't plan on changing my main e-mail address to mail.com anytime soon. But everyone should still sign on for another reason: all the great coupons they give you! Just for signing up, you got a $10 off ... read more

  • Take your pick: mail.com, popstar.com, doglover.com, dr.com

    Feb 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: a wide variety of addresses to choose from
    Cons: a lot of sponsor banners and graphics, not as many features as other programs

    Summary: Mail.com is a free online e-mail program that offers something other free e mail programs do not. Instead of being stuck with username@mail.com, you get to choose what you want to second part of the address to be! Mail.com gives you a large list of ... read more

  • A rare combination...FREE &GOOD!

    Feb 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good service for free
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have been using mail.com for quite a few months now along with other free email services and this one has proved to be excellent. I've never had any problems with my account,no spams and no unwanted emails!They give you a choice to ... read more

  • 1 of the BEST

    Feb 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: FAST , GREAT , EASY to use
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: I have been using free e-mail now for what seems like forever,now that I have found MAIL.COM I can say that with out a doubt that it is the best ever.Easy to use ,quick to access,fast loading and moving mail around. As compared to the ... read more

  • Free email!

    Feb 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free email
    Cons: none

    Summary: Mail.com is an internet site that allows you to open multiple email accounts, all for free. Each of them can have a different address, for example, it can be person1@mail.com, person1@cheerful.com, person1@myself.com, and so on. There are many .com ... read more

  • Great Free E-mail System!

    Feb 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy usage and choose your ending of your e-mail address.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: At Mail.com, you can actually choose what the last of your e-mail can be. Example: blah@yourjob/occupation.com. It's that simple! There are many lists of jobs/occupations and I am sure you can find one that suits you. If you just want a plain e-mail ... read more

  • Great selection, easy use

    Feb 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: freedom to choose
    Cons: none that I have run across yet

    Summary: I recently switched from a Major ISP to a free one, but didn't want to use the email address that came with that free server. Mail.com came to my rescue! At Mail.com you can choose your email domain from a big list of varied subjects. There ... read more

  • Great Email Service

    Feb 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, easy
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have been using mail.com for several months, and it has been a huge help to me. I started using it so I could send annonymous emails and cards to my secret pal. That was very successful, because my secret pal is able to write back to me. ... read more

  • I like it

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: free
    Cons: none

    Summary: i have a couple of their email addresses. they seem to be very reliable which is a serious plus for me. i have recommended them to my family and friends. i think it is great to use a forwarding service to your main isp that way if you go ... read more

  • Mail.com is now down for improvements

    Jan 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: address book, calendar, to-do list
    Cons: too much down-time

    Summary: I often get a message on my screen when I try to check my mail that reads "Mail.com is down for upgrades, please check back in 15 minutes." I may also open up an email in my in-box and it may give me a message saying that this email is ... read more

  • Free Email For the Whole Family

    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Many different email addresses....not just @mail.com
    Cons: Nothing Really

    Summary: At http://www.mail.com you can get many free email accounts and it just doesnt have to be yourname@mail.com......They have around 90-100 different actual email addresses......they have countries for example: yourname@india.com, yourname@japan.com. They ... read more

  • Pretty good anonymous email

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, easy
    Cons: spam, although infrequent

    Summary: There are some things I do which require that I do not divulge my real name, which means I can't use my "real" email address. For these uses, I turn to mail.com, which is a great free email service. The best part, though, is that I can get ... read more

  • Mail.com: Free E-mail

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, personalized endings
    Cons: None

    Summary: Mail.com is yet another free e-mail service. But this one is much better than the rest. Itís layout rocks, and it has many choices for e-mail addresses, from yourname@mail.com to yourname@lawyer.com to yourname@usa.com. Mail.com even has a scheduler ... read more

  • Free email.... Yup, they've got it..

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Multiple domain suffixes, fast
    Cons: limited space for mail

    Summary: I made the decision to switch to a Free Email system after my third or fourth ISP switch.. I came across mail.com in a search one day, so I went and tried it. I have been with Mail.Com for over a year now, and have had no problems with the system. It's ... read more

  • BLOWS AWAY THE COMPETEToRS

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Personalized email names Free
    Cons: None

    Summary: There are many free email based companies available on the net but Mail.com has an advantage over most of them, why you may ask? They allow free Personalized emails. This is great and its the only free site with personalized email names of its kind ... read more

  • Couldn't have done it better myself!

    Jan 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fun way to personalize
    Cons: none

    Summary: I couldn't have thought of a better idea myself! This is a unique and fun way to personalize your e-mail. Mail.com let's you choose from a long list of possible e-mail address endings such as... you@seductive.com you@graphic-designer.com ... read more

  • Cheerful.com

    Jan 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Choose your Own email address.
    Cons: No place to store old mail except trash.

    Summary: I have used this free email provider many times before I got my own computer and what I liked best about it was you could personalize your own address unlike some of the others but it still had a few downfalls like there wasnt really anywhere to send ... read more

  • Better then the rest!!

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free and better
    Cons: Nothing

    Summary: I've only had Mail.com for about 3 weeks. I had never heard of it until I got an invitation from Mypoints.com to join. I got points to do so, so I did. I use it alot. There are a lot of free e-mail names out there. Each and every one of ... read more

  • Definitely dig the personalized *.com names

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Personalized endings, easy to use, fast server
    Cons: only 3 MB space

    Summary: If there's one thing that sets mail.com apart in this sea of free e-mail providers, it's their personalized e-mail address ending options. There are a myriad of endings to pick from, and that can make your e-mail address a whole lot easier to remember. ... read more

  • Mail on the go!

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick and easy to use
    Cons: The frames can be a pain in the tush sometimes

    Summary: For all you traveling type that have a notebook pc's or pcs that you can access from anywhere, mail.com mail services are great. Mail.com provides a free email service and it easy to use. Sign up for mail.com email service and they will even ... read more

  • Mail.com - Monica.Lewinski@presidency.com

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reliable, quick, fun, useful and simple
    Cons: No import/export functionality

    Summary: One of the very personal reasons I do like the mail.com free e-mail service is that most of the providers would not accept login and/or e-mail names starting with a number but with a letter. Since Iíd like to be recognized by the Epinions.com community ... read more

  • Good Free Service

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: reliable and free
    Cons: has went down once or twice in past

    Summary: I have been using Mail.com for some time now and have enjoyed it very much. I originally signed up with the service because it had the personal name I had chosen available and Hotmail didn't. However, since then I've been using it and I have seldom had ... read more

  • Pick your own Email name....Free,Free,Free

    Jan 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, pick your own domain name, organizer services
    Cons: shopping lame and direct marketing

    Summary: Mail.com has been offering FREE internet email services since 1996. At the beginning of 1999 the changed their name from Iname.com to Mail.com and the rest is history. "We'll they would say that". Today they currently have five ... read more

  • Mail.com is the BOMB!!!

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast mail service, not to many things, hard to spam, and hard to hack
    Cons: Has no catchy phrases

    Summary: If you're looking for a free e-mail service then look here. If you look here you'll find a great mail service. Fast, not to many pictures, and a lot of catchy nice names. I like the way that you can pick things like: graphic-artist.com, mail.com, ... read more

  • Cool addresses, I love it!

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good service, reliable, cool names
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have way too many e-mail addresses, and I'm the first to admit it, but of all the strange e-mail accounts I have gathered for my e-mail habit, this has got to be my favorite provider. Mail.com offers an easy to use format to access your ... read more

  • Pretty good E-mail service

    Jan 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fast most of the time, great features
    Cons: Confusing at times, accidently erasing messages by touch of button

    Summary: Mail.com, as you would think is an e-mailing service, free of charge on the internet. I think e-mail on the internet is more widely used today, because you dont have to log in to another program and you dont have to start AOL or something like that to ... read more

  • Better than Hotmail

    Jan 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good, quick, reliable web-based e-mail service
    Cons: it is web-based e-mail service

    Summary: Some of you may have read my review of Hotmail, an HTML-based free e-mail service owned and managed by Microsoft. If you have read it, you know that I was disappointed in the service. I have had the opportunity for some time now to ... read more

  • Who do you want to be?

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: freedom of "@" location
    Cons: limited space

    Summary: For a free email program, mail.com is great! Unlike some other free web-based email sites, there are thousands of different names available. On other sites, many of the smaller names are taken, making people choose names such as Name8385848393@... How ... read more

  • Domain name redux

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 5MB of storage space, free, lots of domain names
    Cons: must logout to check another account

    Summary: Mail.com offers a free web-based email service with a selection of domain names to choose from. You can be @usa.com, @consultant.com, @techie.com, @dr.com just to name a few (they offer around 50). Some of the great things about this service is that its ... read more

  • Mail.com, quality email service for those with no patience

    Jan 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast loading
    Cons: cant send emails with files larger than 3 mg

    Summary: After I got the 8 billionth email that wasn't addressed to me, it was decided that I needed to get my own email address instead of just one for the whole family. I was lookin around, and I had already used yahoo and hotmail so spammers would send to an ... read more

  • it ok

    Jan 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: free
    Cons: nothing speical

    Summary: This email serve is ok. This is just like all the other place you can get free emial. This is nothing speical about this site. The only thing that is good about this site is that you can be @mail.com or @usa.com @usa.com etc. it offers a variety of ... read more

  • Mail is cool

    Jan 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, nice domain names
    Cons: down for maintenance on occasion

    Summary: Mail.com Is a nice place to create yourself a few different web addresses based on what you feel like saying you are "@" It has many professionals domain addresses such as accountant.com, registerednurses.com, Lawyer.com, and dr.com. ... read more

  • Don't be tied to an ISP!

    Dec 30, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, provides forwarding and online access
    Cons: None

    Summary: This is a great way to be ISP-independent. I got the account mainly as a forwarding email address. That way, all of my friends would sent me mail at the Altavista address, and it would be forwarded to whatever ISP's email address that I was currently ... read more

  • nice@email.com

    Dec 28, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice concept
    Cons: Not very nice options

    Summary: Hi This is a opinion written so as to bring it to every epinions.com's member that this email provider is a very good provider indeed & that the best part is that it enables one to choose his complete email id., that is from his name to ... read more

  • Just Might Be My Favorite Free E-mail

    Dec 22, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 5 MB Of Disk Storage And A Wide Variety Of User Names And Addresses Other Than @Mail.com!!!
    Cons: It Is Slow At Times

    Summary: Mail.com just might be my favorite free e-mail. The great thing about Mail.com is: #1 it's free, #2 It has 5 MB of Disk Storage and #3 It has little things like a calendar, a to do list, an organizer and it even has a thing for notes. Mail.com is pretty ... read more

  • Helpful, Free, Easy to Use

    Dec 9, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: free, faster then most other free email, 5mb of space, lots of domain names
    Cons: none

    Summary: Mail.com. It's free, it has lots of options, and it is less crowded (faster service) than any other free email out there. What else could you want?! Mail.com, in addition to all of the great stuff every free email provider has, also gives it's users ... read more

  • A Great Web E-mail Program

    Dec 8, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quick, easy, manageable
    Cons: e-mail storage limit

    Summary: I usually don't sign up for these web e-mails, but since i noticed that with my new ISP i can't log in from the road, i decided to give this one a try, since i cant log into it from the road. One of the main reasons i joined this one was because of the ... read more

  • Unsafe mail account

    Dec 8, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use
    Cons: easy to hack

    Summary: Mail.com is unsecure as it allows remote calls to its cgi's. This problem is endemic to most free email providers, so unless you want to use this account as a "junk mail" account or a message board, I would try to find a more secure service. If you view ... read more

  • New, interesting ___.com names!

    Dec 2, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Mail forwarding, Original names
    Cons: An additional name/site to remember

    Summary: "It's the 90's" we all hear, "everyone's got e-mail." As common as it is, I think the big e-mail names get tiring, and in some cases inconvenient. ____@hotmail.com, _____@yahoo.com... The names behind these ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Offensive Marketing, Buggy, Impolite

    Oct 3, 2010 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: None. I barely use it just for 'junk' email sign-ups etc.
    Cons: Offensive, aggressive marketing, annoying hot-mouseover interface, in-your-face 30 FPS flash ADs, etc. Just completely impolite.

    Summary: Any site that plays audio and video (especially loud audio) by default, whenever you visit the home page or login page, is an extremely rude form of marketing and completely impolite. Mail.com is one of those sites. What does that tell you. ... read more

  • Slow, Unreliable, Annoying Flash ADs, Bad Interface

    Jun 18, 2009 by
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    Pros: NONE
    Cons: .

    Summary: This email service doesn't even understand what auto-save is. The service often just errors out with "our system is busy" etc. The interface is extremely annoying and if there's some kind of limitation with attachments they don't bother to tell you ON ... read more

  • Can not get to my mail???

    Jun 9, 2009 by
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    Pros: Great .... until  the past 2 weeks.
    Cons: ACCESS problems starting June 1.....

    Summary: For the past 2 weeks I am unable to get my email from mail.com MOST of the time......get message 'unable to reach server'. ... read more

  • Problems Accessing Mail.com Email Accounts

    Feb 10, 2007 by
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    Pros: Hmmmm, Ahhhh oh yea it was free!!!
    Cons: Annoying advertising before getting to Inbox. Unreliable, many more email providers from which to choose.

    Summary: For a week and a half now, I haven't been able to log in to my email account with Mail.com. After entering my email address and password and clicking GO, it takes about 60 seconds (with cable connection)to get the message from Internet Explorer saying, ... read more

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