My computer’s out of commission today (I’ll report on my experience with BFG Tech’s RMA procedure when it’s over) so I’ve had to check my “Google for your domain“-hosted email from the web interface instead of remote desktopping home to use Mozilla Thunderbird.
I do love the Gmail interface but I have many email addresses for different purposes and it’s less of a hassle to check them all using one program. Unfortunately, while using Thunderbird I’m not made aware of the effectiveness of Gmail’s spam filters (except when I curse them for getting a spam email twice every week or so). Goodness gracious have I taken that feature for granted!
I estimate receiving perhaps 8 spam emails in my primary inbox per month for the account illustrated below. Compare that the number of spams I don’t get (in 30 days):