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Google Has Been Secretly Tracking All Your Purchases Through Gmail

Google says it stores purchases to keep them all in one place. It claims it doesn’t use this information to target Gmail users with personalized ads.

Google May 19, 2019

Make Gmail Less Cluttered With This Extension Created By The Cofounder Of Inbox

The Simply extension, from former Gmail designer Inbox cofounder Michael Leggett, cleans up Gmail for a calmer, more sensical interface. It’s free, and it looks so official one could be easily be tricked into thinking Google itself designed it.

Apps/Software April 27, 2019

Users Can Now Preschedule Messages In Gmail

Google has introduced changes to the Gmail platform to increase user satisfaction and productivity. These include the addition of Smart Compose for all as well as the ability to schedule messages before they are sent out to recipients.

Google April 7, 2019

Google Inbox Is Officially Dead: 4 Great Alternatives If You Don't Like Gmail

As promised, Google has finally killed Inbox after first launching it in 2014. If you don’t particularly like Gmail, here are other options to try.

Apps/Software April 3, 2019

Google Tasks Introduces Time-Based Reminders, Import From Inbox And Gmail

Google has added brand-new features to Google Tasks such as time-based notifications and import. The company hopes to turn the app into a single destination where users can keep track of what they need to do in G Suite.

Google March 19, 2019

Gmail And Google Drive Are On The Fritz: Is This Update Causing The Problem?

Google Drive's redesign debuted along with a worldwide outage of Google's Gmail and even Google Drive services. The outage lasted a few good hours with other users still reporting issues with specific use cases.

Google March 13, 2019

Google Makes Smart Compose Available To All Android Phones, Not Just Pixel 3

Smart Compose, once a Gmail feature exclusive to Pixel 3 handsets, comes to the rest of Android. Make sure to update Gmail to version 9.2.3 to try it out.

Google March 7, 2019

Google Rolls Out The New Gmail Redesign For Android

The Gmail for Android is getting a major makeover. Google starts rolling out the overly white redesign for the Gmail app on Android, following the company’s move to create a uniform look across all G Suite products.

Google February 21, 2019

Gmail’s Right-Click Menu Is Getting More Options For Easier Email Management

Google finally gives Gmail’s right-click menu some neat functions. Previously, right clicking on Gmail only allows a user to archive, mark as unread, or delete an email, but the latest upgrade adds more than just three options.

Google February 12, 2019

Remember Inbox? Google Might Be Bringing Some Of Its Features Over To Gmail

Gmail is set to receive more features lifted from Inbox soon. Fan favorites such as reminders, pinned messages, and bundled categories, are rumored to be coming over.

Google February 4, 2019

Gmail For Android, iOS Gets Material Theme Redesign - Still No Dark Mode, Though

Google is giving the mobile version of Gmail a Material Theme redesign. Android and iOS users can expect the update to arrive in the coming weeks.

Google January 29, 2019

Mozilla Says Its Thunderbird Email Client Will Get Major Improvements This Year

Thunderbird is bound to get a lot fresher this year. Mozilla has just announced a roster of planned updates for the email client, among them an interface revamp and a total structural rewrite.

Internet January 3, 2019

Google Inbox Will Shut Down Next Year: All The Best Features Are Already On Gmail

Starting March 2019, Google will stop its Inbox app and make all its best features available on Gmail. Since its introduction in 2014, Inbox became popular to a segment of users despite the Gmail’s existence.

Google September 13, 2018

You Can Now ‘Undo’ Sent Emails On Gmail For Android: Here’s How

Google is finally bringing its undo feature to Gmail for Android. For years it’s been a staple of the Gmail for desktop experience, but now mobile users will finally be able to take advantage of it as well.

Apps/Software August 21, 2018

Gmail For Mobile Gets Confidential Mode: What It’s For And How To Use It

Confidential Mode, introduced as part of the new Gmail, has arrived on mobile. Gmail for Android users can now send confidential emails, complete with expiration dates and SMS passcodes.

Google August 18, 2018

Google's 'Dirty Secret' Allows Third Party Apps To Read Gmail Messages

Reports say Google lets third-party developers read private Gmail messages of users. Google said that the developers have been vetted before reading the messages.

Google July 3, 2018

Gmail For iOS Gets AI-Powered Notifications: Here’s How To Enable It

iOS users can take advantage of a new feature in Gmail that uses artificial intelligence to separate important messages from non-essential ones. The update is slowly rolling out now, Google says.

Apps/Software June 16, 2018

Gmail For Android Now Lets You Customize Swipe Gestures

Google finally adds new gesture options to Gmail for Android. Swiping right or left can now trigger specific functions, like archiving, marking as read, and more.

Apps/Software June 9, 2018

Redesigned Gmail Rolls Out To Every User This July: How You Can Make The Switch Now

The newly redesigned Gmail is coming to all users by July, though some are free to opt out for a limited amount of time. After that, everyone must embrace the new look.

Google June 5, 2018

Offline Mode For Gmail Starts Rolling Out To Users: Here’s How To Enable It

Gmail’s offline mode, announced alongside the email client’s major redesign, now started rolling out to more users. With it, users can compose, read, and send emails even without a Wi-Fi connection.

Apps/Software May 15, 2018

Artificial Intelligence On Gmail Will Write Emails For You

Artificial intelligence will help you compose messages on Gmail. Called Smart Compose, the feature won’t write the next great American novel, but it might help you type more quickly.

Google May 9, 2018

Gmail App For iOS Gets Google Pay Features: How To Send And Request Money Easily

Gmail for iOS got a new update that adds an email snooze option, as well as the ability to make financial transactions via Google Pay. Here's how to send and request money through the Gmail iOS app.

Apps/Software May 9, 2018

Major Gmail Redesign Goes Live With Self-Destructing Emails, Snoozing, And More: Here's What's New

Google officially started rolling out its massive Gmail redesign, bringing a number of big changes. Here's what you need to know about self-destructing emails, confidential mode, email snooze, nudging, and more.

Google April 26, 2018

Some Gmail Users Are Getting Spam Apparently Sent By Themselves

Google says Gmail accounts seeing weight loss and growth supplements spam from Telus have not been compromised. This is despite the fact that the spam emails appear to have been sent from their own accounts.

Security April 23, 2018

Google Makes Two-Factor Authentication A Piece Of Cake

Google updated its two-factor verification system to encourage iOS users to rely on its service. The authentication program is now integrated into the Gmail app and includes additional information about sign-in attempts.

Google April 22, 2018

Gmail Reportedly Testing Self-Destructing Emails: Here's How 'Confidential Mode' Would Work

Google's Gmail redesign could also bring in a new 'confidential mode,' which would set various restrictions and allow for self-destructing emails. The feature seems to be in testing for now, but here's what we know so far.

Google April 15, 2018

Gmail Redesign Sneak Peek: Do You Like What Google Did For The New Look?

Android Authority and The Verge have offered a sneak peek at the recently reported Gmail redesign, which will also come with several new features. Do you like what Google did for the new look of Gmail?

Google April 13, 2018

New Gmail Design Coming Soon: What Will Google Change?

Google will soon launch a new Gmail design alongside several new features for the service. There are no official screenshots yet, but apparently, somebody already saw the new look of Gmail.

Google April 12, 2018

Google Launches Light Gmail Go App For Low-End Devices: Here's What It Brings

Google released a new Gmail Go app designed for low-end devices, as it requires fewer resources and less storage space. The app offers a smart inbox experience and several neat features, so here's what it brings.

Apps/Software February 16, 2018

Google Rolls Out Native Add-Ons For Gmail: Here Are The Best Ones, Plus How To Use Them

Native add-ons are now available inside Gmail, and users won’t have to install them again if they use the add-ons in other platforms. It’s only live for the web version of Gmail and on Android devices for now, though.

Google October 25, 2017

Here's Why You Should Sign Up For Google's Advanced Protection Program: Stay Safe From Phishing, Hacking

Google's new Advanced Protection Program is out to protect you online from malware, hacking, phishing, and any other method of stealing your personal and sensitive information.

Security October 18, 2017

Google Finally Rolls Out A Gmail Feature That Should Have Been Added Ages Ago: Prepare To See More Hyperlinks

Google is making Gmail better. On Android and iOS on mobile and the web, Gmail now has the ability to convert phone numbers, physical addresses, and email addresses into hyperlinks.

Apps/Software September 19, 2017

Google To Stop Reading Gmail Messages: Here's How To Remove Personalized Ads Completely

Google has officially announced that it’s going to stop scanning users’ emails for targeted ads but will continue scanning their other online behavior. Here’s how you can opt out of Google’s targeted ads practice.

Google June 24, 2017

Google Will No Longer Read Your Email For Targeted Ads

Privacy advocates scored a victory today when Google announced an end to its policy of scanning Gmail users' emails. The content was used to create targeted ads, but the company will rely on other means.

Google June 23, 2017

Google Wants To Save You Time From Typing Out Email Replies With Gmail's Smart Reply

Google has now made the Smart Reply feature available on Gmail for iOS and Android. The feature saves you time by giving out auto-generated one-tap responses to be used in certain emails.

Apps/Software May 19, 2017

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Mail And Calendar Features For Gmail Users

Microsoft has announced its plan to roll out the new Mail & Calendar apps for Gmail users. Check out the latest features and why one should think twice before getting it.

Microsoft April 22, 2017

Gmail Now Lets You Stream And Preview Video Attachments On Desktop, No Downloading Needed

Downloading video attachments on Gmail will become a thing of the past, or at least on the desktop version. Google has finally allowed Gmail users to stream and preview video attachments without downloading them.

Apps/Software March 17, 2017

New Gmail Phishing Scam Making Rounds: Don't Fall For This Attachment

A Gmail phishing scam has been tricking users into giving up their credentials, using an attachment as bait. Here's what this scam entails and how to avoid it.

Internet March 16, 2017

Gmail For Android Now Lets You Send And Receive Money: Here’s How

Google has officially made sending and receiving payments using the Gmail app easier. Rolling out now, the feature lets users attach payments to emails, offering an easier, more familiar alternative to Venmo, Square Cash, and similar apps.

Apps/Software March 14, 2017

Google Apologizes For Wiping Google Wifi And OnHub Devices, Locking Users Out

Google has confirmed the glitch that crashed a number of Google hardware such as Google Wifi and OnHub routers. Even Chromecast and Gmail for mobile devices have been affected by the problem.

Google February 26, 2017

Gmail To Be Reverted To HTML Version On Chrome 53 Or Older: Sorry, Vista, XP Users

Gmail users still running Chrome 53 or older will be reverted to the site's HTML version come December, Google has announced. The move particularly affects Vista and XP users, who are stuck with version 49.

Internet February 6, 2017

Facebook Introduces Security Keys To Help Users Keep Hackers At Bay

Facebook has added the use of physical security keys to protect your accounts from hackers. The new authentication method is not mandatory but experts recommend it to those who want protection even from the most advanced hacks.

Internet January 27, 2017

Gmail To Block JavaScript Attachments From Feb. 13

Gmail will be blocking JavaScript file attachments in its mails from Feb. 13. Google stated that it has taken this step for 'security reasons.'

Internet January 26, 2017

Gmail Phishing: Why The Latest Scam May Be The Smartest Trick Out There

A Gmail phishing scam is gaining traction, with quite a number of victims falling for it. Here's how the phishing works and how to protect yourself from it.

Security January 22, 2017

Watch Out For Gmail Phishing Scam, Tricks Users To Give Up Google Credentials

Gmail users from all over the world are losing their credentials from a new phishing scam. The scam sends bugged emails which take the users to a fake login page when opened.

Security January 17, 2017

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