Mom's Mail is a mind-numbingly simple email
program... so simple, even your mom (or dad) can
Yeah, you have to set it up for them (after all, we
do need the email account information) but once
that's done, you can just send her the program, and
all she has to do is run it.
There are two windows: get mail and send mail. She
can get mail and photos from you, or send them to
That's it.No addressing; no
BCC; no sorting; no CC; no groups; no mailboxes...
no nuttin! In fact, she doesn't even need to know
your email address (because you already set it up
for her, remember?) Doesn't even need spam
filtering because she canonlyget email from you!
OK: you get it.
This is Mom's MailBETA. There are three things being
added in the final release: 1) a way to read old
email; 2) better photo sending/receiving (it
doesn't automatically show photos in folders in the
beta) and a "Family List" of people she can get
mail from besides just you.
Yes, that means she will have to choose "Billy" or
"Suzie" from a list (if she's not sending to you)
before pressing the "Send" button, but we don't
want the other kids to feel left out, do we?
I know, I know: mom always liked you best: you
Oh... one more thing in the final version: an
installer for PC users so you won't have to fly
half way around the world just to install it.
If you know someone who just can't figure out how
it all works, Mom's Mail is perfect!
Mail will cost $14.95 when released (that includes
one copy for you, and one copy for Mom)BUTif you buy during the
beta period, which ends June 1, 2008, then you pay
Requirements: Mac OSX 10.3.9 or later, or Windows
XP or later. An email account would be helpful ...
and, of course, mom.