SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Scrolling though redundant information on an email thread can be one of the most infuriating time-sucks for any busy employee. Those days may now be coming to an end, thanks to a San Francisco startup.
MailTime filters out all the redundant text from your emails on your smartphone and re-formats the relevant info into bubbles like you see on a common chat tool. The app, which is currently only available for iPhones also allows you to loop in other people by using the @name feature made popular by Twitter.READ MORE: UPDATE: 1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Saturday Evening Shooting at Oakland's Lake Merritt
Also like Twitter, the service warns you that your email is too long if it goes over 140 characters. Unlike Twitter, MailTime still allows you to send a longer post. Developers say you can also assign and track the progress of tasks directly through the app.READ MORE: Growth of Willow Fire Near Big Sur Slows Overnight, Still Zero Percent Contained
Here’s a closer look at how it works:MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Brazen Mission District Pharmacy Retail Thefts
Developers say they are beta testing the app for Android phones now.