Indian Company Releases AIR Based GMail Client

Sourcebits, based in Bangalore India, has released an AIR based GMail client called GeeMail. They’ve also created an AIR based stock quote tracker called Live Quotes.

9 responses to “Indian Company Releases AIR Based GMail Client”

  1. PabloS Avatar

    Interesting idea, but I don’t really see the benefit of re-creating the Gmail experience in an AIR app, especially when it doesn’t include any of the features that make web-based Gmail useful. As with any AIR app, the question shouldn’t be whether or not something is possible to do in AIR, but whether such an app adds value a purely web-based approach can’t match.

  2. Ben Forta Avatar
    Ben Forta

    I am not a GMail user myself, but … the one feature that seemed valuable to me is the ability to work with mail offline, compose messages, and then send them upon reconnection. That seems to address a core limitation in web based e-mail.
    — Ben

  3. PabloS Avatar

    I admit I don’t use this feature so I can’t attest to its utility, but Google recently released an experimental "labs" feature which enables offline support for Gmail via Google Gears:

  4. Emanuele Cipolloni Avatar
    Emanuele Cipolloni

    Gmail offers both IMAP and POP3 access, if you need to read mail even offline, you can use any e-mail client that supports one of those protocols.

  5. Peter Tilbrook Avatar
    Peter Tilbrook

    Actually GMail does indeed support offline usage. See:

  6. Joshua Curtiss Avatar
    Joshua Curtiss

    Not to add to our "picking on" these people, but someone needs to tell them about the Air Badge installer too… :-/

  7. Douglas Knudsen Avatar
    Douglas Knudsen

    be wary of that Livequotes app, needs some performance tuning. It eats up all your CPU cycles while running.

  8. Bing Avatar

    It’s not support utf-8 (multi-language), but it is another options for use.

  9. Mitul Patel Avatar
    Mitul Patel

    I am gonna try out their application. As they are very intelligent on the Designing an app.

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