The HTC mail app is coming in the next update..... I personally like the AOSP Email client....but I can see the allure of the HTC one!
check your pms, also, when you boot for the first time, is everyone not getting the google sign in? I mean you can just go into market to sign into google, but the initial setup, google sign in is missing. I haven't searched because I am working on the ROM, but is that normal for Aloysius?
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