the question is almost identical to the title: i just got an iPhone 5, coming over from a blackberry. on my blackberry i was able to receive all my text messages and emails from both of my accounts (one personal gmail, and one work email address) in one app. is there a way to do this on the iPhone?
No. All SMS, MMS and iMessages are all collected in Messages.app. All email is, by default, put in Mail.app. There isn't any built-in way to merge the two.
That being said, there is some flexibility to view multiple inboxes in Mail.app. While in Mail.app, go back to