AOL is back in the email business by offering a cloud based solution to unclutter your email nightmare with ALTO. This is a new product uses HTML5 to sync your other email services, such as AOL, Gmail, Yahoo!, and Mac iCloud. The service is able to sort out or your inboxes into a nice grid like format layout. Currently the site is in beta and they are giving out invitations.
AOL is trying to jump ahead of the Facebook announcement of new e-mail client by revealing their Project Phoenix Email. Looking at the beta version, it closely resembled Google GMail. The new AOL e-mail will allow you to migrate your email accounts from Yahoo, GMail and MSN.
The full AOL Project Phoenix release will come in 2011. AOL will offer other domains like ygm.com, love.com, wow.com, and games.com.