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Purelymail – cheap, no-nonsense email

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  1. Mail-in-a-Box provides webmail and an IMAP/SMTP server for use with mobile devices and desktop mail software and also includes contacts and calendar synchronization.

    Looks good. Fair pricing. I hope it works out for them. I started out with self-hosting mail-in-a-box [1]. If you really want to self-host, I can highly recommend it. Would be the cheapest option. At some point I decided to let go of it, because maintenance and configuration can still be a bit cumbersome. There was one thing (DMARC or DNSSEC?) which I never was able to set up properly for some unknown reason, even...
  2. Cheap, no-nonsense email.

    paid $10.0 / Annually

  3. Free service that takes care of your contacts, calendars and more so you don't have to.

    If you don't mind separating your mail from your CalDAV there is (I use a paper diary, YMMV.).
  4. offers a secure e-mail account for home and business use. The domain name, [email protected]

    Another alternative to Posteo is [1] [1]
  5. G Suite plans as low as $6 per user per month. Choose your plan and start using G Suite collaboration and productivity apps today.

    Early editions of Google Apps for Business (aka G Suite aka Google Workspace) included a free version which included support for custom domains and catch-all email. Those accounts got grandfathered (i.e. Stayed free) when Google discontinued them. The cheapest plan seems to be $72/year per user.
  6. Console-based utility for migrating IMAP mailboxes.

    I can recommend imapsync. Liked it so much I donated a little dosh to the developer.
  7. Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and...