A good article about web-based emails killing off email clients such as Thunderbird.
If you have an email account with Zoho, you can setup your email with IMAP using these settings.
Incoming Server Settings:
Incoming Server Name: imap.zoho.com
Require SSL: Yes
Outgoing Server Settings:
Outgoing Server Name: smtp.zoho.com
Port: 465 with SSL or
Port: 587 with TLS
Require Authentication: Yes
Google is currently testing a new way to login using no passwords. It sends notifications via smart phones and users can login using push notifications. This is much more secure knowing that some users use really weak passwords. Two factor authentication has been around for a while. It also speeds up logins. Essentially, every time you login to your email, it sends a push notification to your phone. You press yes and it allows you in and read your emails.