Pop3/SMTP email services are those that allow you to access your email with your favorite email program. This gives a lot of flexibility in how you handle your email and is preferred by most power users.
AmEx mail offers both web based and pop3 email services. Unfortunately their pop3 services are for American Express card holders only. Has full smtp and pop3 capabilities.
[Powered by: USA.net] [Address: email@example.com]
Crosswinds has been around for a long time. They are best known for their free unlimited web space, but they also bundle free pop3 email service. Has full smtp access.
[Powered by: CrossWinds] [Address: firstname.lastname@example.org]
E-Omninet offers several services. On top of free pop3 email they offer web hosting, calendar service, bookmark service, and address book. Has full smtp access.
[Powered by: E-Omninet] [Address: email@example.com]
Friendly mail offer a web based interface as well as pop3 access to email. Unfortunately they DO NOT offer smtp access. On the positive side they have a ton of cool domains to choose from.
[Powered by: Friendly Email] [Address: many to choose]
Hot Pop offers full pop3 and smtp access. They also have several different domain names that you can choose from.
[Powered by: Hot Pop] [Address: many to choose]
Mail and News offers a lot. They have web based, full pop3/smtp, email forwarding as well as newsgroup access. For a complete list of features check them out.
[Powered by: Mail and News] [Address: firstname.lastname@example.org]
NF Mail offers full pop3/smtp access with no storage restrictions.
[Powered by: NF Mail] [Address: email@example.com]
Softhome has been around for a while. They offer full pop3/smtp email. They have just started offering a web interface.
[Powered by: Soft Home] [Address: firstname.lastname@example.org] [Recommended]