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Apps to manage your e-mail on smartphones

When my time finally comes, I hope the tombstone reads “Cool at last.” It would be a first for me; I’ve never been especially hip, and my loyalty to good old-fashioned e-mail proves it. My Globe colleague Michael Farrell recently reported that e-mail has fallen out of favor, particularly with the nation’s youth.

My own twentysomething daughters favor Facebook postings and text messages.

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