Email has become so ingrained in our daily routines that it now resembles a utility. It’s simply there, and we use it without pausing to consider how wildly different the experience could be. Send, receive, delete, reply, flag, forward. AOL (yep, that AOL!) has been working toward fundamentally changing how we perceive and interact with our email. The result is Alto, an email client (currently in beta) worth paying attention to.