Posted by A Ocean on May 29, 2013 ·
Google shows off a new Gmail interface for both Android and iOS, along with a new inbox experience for the web, a new inbox feature that offers automatic organization of incoming mail into groups.
Category labelled “Primary” will house messages from friends and family, and the messages which do not land in other tabs. “Social” tab will automatically contain notifications and [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 15, 2013 ·
You can now attach money to your email using Gmail. Google today announced on its commerce blog that it will soon be integrating Google Wallet features into Gmail to allow users to send and receive money.
The feature will be available to those with a Google Wallet account and will initially be available to users in the US.
“While sending money in Gmail is currently only available on desktop, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 22, 2013 ·
Google is testing waters to adding Google Now functionality to the Google home page according to Alex Chitu from the Google Operating System blog.
Google Now is currently available for Android users and Google Glass users, “Google Now uses your location to show relevant information like weather, traffic conditions, and nearby places.
Google can know your location based on your browser settings and [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 18, 2013 ·
Twitter advertisers rejoice, Twitter has introduced changes to its ad platform which will let advertisers to target ads to Twitter users based on the words used in the tweets and deliver ads based on those keywords. The feature called ‘keyword targeting in timelines‘, and its available today in 15 languages and all markets.
Twitter says that this does not mean more ads for the users, only that [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 17, 2013 ·
Google Apps and many of the products within it, including Gmail, Google Docs, Google Chat and so forth are down for many for the past 30 minutes or so. The Google Apps Status Dashboard is denying the outage.
This is not the first time some portion of Google Apps has gone offline, and Gmail has had its share of troubles. Still, both services are up and active far more than these occasional glitches.
Posted by A Ocean on December 10, 2012 ·
Social Media is abuzz with reports about Gmail and other Google services, such as Google Play, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Chrome Sync facing an outage this evening. Many are experiencing the outage, but it is not a total outage.
Google’s Apps Status Dashboard indicates a service disruption on Dec. 10 for both Gmail and Google Drive. In addition, the status site “Is it down?” said [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 7, 2012 ·
Google Apps, the popular and cheaper alternative to Microsoft Exchange was a huge hit with small Businesses and Education Industry, in its earlier day it use to offer Apps for Business for free for up to 200 users, Google was phasing out support for its free Google Apps for businesses over the last couple of years. The party finally ends today – Google is now pulling the plug on its free Google [...]
Posted by A Ocean on November 28, 2012 ·
Google integrated its cloud storage service Google Drive into Gmail on Tuesday to allow users to email much bigger attachments. Users have the ability to send files up to a massive 10 GB in size over email.
To send from G Drive, Users click on the ‘Insert files using Drive’ button rather than attaching the file itself to the message. Users will need to migrate to Gmail’s new [...]
Posted by A Ocean on October 30, 2012 ·
Gmail is soon debuting a cooler new way to compose messages in Gmail through a popup window instead of loading a whole new “compose” page. The window will not be a new browser window, but rather an overlay on the Gmail page similar to a Gmail chat window, though the compose version is a bit bigger than the chat window.
“The new compose is designed to let you focus on what’s important: [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 8, 2012 ·
Google has launched a new experiment that will combine Gmail search results with regular old Google search in its latest bid to deliver more personal responses more quickly.
This may turn out to be a good idea as email also acts as a huge repository of information where we store contact information, phone numbers and other important bits of data.
Google has been trying to adapt by building more personal [...]