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App Review: HazelMail Postcards by

July 6, 2009 by Dorothy  
Filed under Daily App Reviews, Utility

hazelmailsquare1 150x150 App Review: HazelMail Postcards by HazelMail.comThere are many ways to keep in touch with others and let them know what you are up to.  HazelMail provides an easy way to keep in touch the “old fashioned” way.  How would you like to be able to send personalized postcards of you and your friends at the beach or traveling Europe without having to search for postage and a mailbox?  Now it is easy and the app is free.  You even get your first postcard for free.  So, I figured I had nothing to lose in trying out the app to see how well it worked

The first order of business when you launch the HazelMail app is to create an account.  It made sense to me that the app might ask for a name and email address, but I failed to see the reasoning behind giving out my birthdate.  After logging into the app, you can choose a picture from your media library to use for the front of the postcard.  Then, you can adjust the picture somewhat by rotating it or stretching it to fit the cover of the postcard.

When you finish with the picture, you move on to the back of the postcard.  First, it asks for the name and address you want the postcard sent to.  There is the option to pull an address from your address book.  Unfortunately, this address book to which it is referring to is not the one on your device.  You can set up an address book on HazelMail’s website and then access it from the app and use it to send postcards.

After you have entered in the address to send your postcard to,  you can type your message in the box at the bottom of the screen.  There are 8 fonts to choose from.  After you finish entering your message, you can preview the postcard on both sides.  When you are satisfied with the result, you move on to a final screen that let’s you view both sides of the postcard and a list of your recipients and the number of HazelBucks you have in your account.  At this point, you can add more recipients if you wish.  When you are done, send it off and you are done.

After the first postcard y0u send, you have to go on HazelMail’s website and purchase HazelBucks to send future postcards.  They are about $1 each, which I think is a pretty good deal when you take into account the cost of printing the postcard and postage.  The postcard that I sent arrived 6 days after I sent it.  Six day was a little longer than I would have hoped for, but mail is sometimes slow getting to my house.  HazelMail did a good job printing it, and my postcard looked exactly the way I would have expected.  Overall, I was pleased with the app.  It was really fun to get a physical postcard in the mail with my personalized picture on it.  HazelMail is a great app to take on vacation.

HazelMail Postcards is Free in the iTunes App Store.  Your first postcard is free and then you must buy HazelBucks to send future messages.  They can be bought at

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