I don't read all of my emails, and even though it may sound a little bit odd, I don't listen to all of my voicemails either. For me, the problem isn't reading or listening to them, it's how it affects my iPhone's home screen.
Those little red circles with white numbers riddled throughout your home screen are called Badge App Icons, and their purpose is to let you know how many unread alerts you have for each particular app. Some of these Badge Alert Icons are on by default, as with the stock Phone and Mail apps. If you're like me and don't particularly care that you have over 13,000 unread... more