Lettrs allows users to send actual mail to friends and family.

There's something about sending an actual physical letter which an e-mail will never replace. Tech startup Lettrs to encourage people to send snail mails again by integrating the process with a digital twist.

This week, Lettrs launched its iPhone app that essentially allows users to send e-mails and photos as paper post letters. The whole operation is currently conducted from Collinsville, Connecticut in the U.S.

On the screen, users are able to select from different backgrounds, themes, and fonts. There's even the ability to directly attach an image to the letter. Once users are happy with the letter, they have the option to either send it electronically, or as a snail mail to the recipient.

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