Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

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Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

Outbox wants to turn all your snail-mail into digital mail, which you can view, sort, and share on your iDevice.

(Credit: Outbox)

Mail service as we know it just doesn’t work anymore. Too much junk. Too much hassle sorting, scanning, and/or filing the stuff we need to keep. And, let’s be honest, so much of what arrives in our mailboxes could — some would say should — arrive electronically.

Austin-based startup Outbox wants to make that happen by digitizing all of your physical mail and delivering it to you electronically on your iPhone or iPad, or your PC.

Interesting proposition, wouldn’t you say? Think about it: no more daily trek to the mailbox followed by the daily armload of junk into the trash can. Instead, everything gets intercepted and made digital, thus allowing you to block what you don’t want and archive what you do.

It works like this: Three times per week, Outbox collects your actual mail from your actual mailbox. (This works only with locked boxes. Interestingly, the company makes a copy of your key based on photos supplied by you.)

That mail gets opened, scanned, and stored. (Packages are delivered outright to your front door.) You can then view it via the Web or your iDevice, where you have options for organizing, archiving, sear… [Read more]

Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

Outbox delivers your snail-mail to your iPhone or iPad

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