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Google Gmail calls: now cheaper and in more languages

08/02/2011, If you’re a fan of making calls from Gmail, you’re in luck. Google has just announced that it has upgraded the service to support over 38 different languages, and has lowered the call rates to more than 150 destinations around the world. This...

Gmail for Android updated to version 2.3.5

07/29/2011, Gmail users on Android will be pleased to know that Google has released a new version of the app. The update brings Gmail on your Android device up to version 2.3.5 and has some new features to improve your Gmail experience. One of the best new features...

Microsoft Office 365 video campaign takes a dig at Gmail

07/29/2011, While Google tries recruiting people to make use of its email service through the Email Intervention website, Microsoft has released a video telling consumers why not to use the service. While it doesn’t directly tell people to stop using Gmail, the...

Google helps you stage email interventions

07/27/2011, Do you have that one friend who is still using an ancient or outdated email service and refuses to move on to something better? Do you ever wish that he or she would make the upgrade to Gmail instead? If you’ve answered yes to both of those...

Gmail revamped

06/30/2011, Google has the penchant for being understated – just take a look at their search engine and you’ll know what I mean, although recently, Google has also added a menu bar at the top with sprinklings of their corporate colors. As for Gmail, some...

Google Chrome Will Encrypt Your Gmail Whether You Like It Or Not

06/15/2011, Apparently Gmail has been a rather favorite target for hackers especially from China so what Google did was to start encrypting Gmail through the Chrome web browsers. Basically if you see the “https” in your address bar in the Chrome browser...

Gmail Chat and AIM shake hands

05/20/2011, AOL and Google have reached another level of understanding, taking their instant messaging partnership to a different level by offering complete interoperability among AIM, Gmail and Google Talk. Ever since 2007, Gmail users were able to access their AIM...

Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 rumored to have native video calling

04/27/2011, According to a tweet from someone who reportedly works with Samsung, we’ll be seeing the video calling function on Gmail brought over to the next version of Android. The tweet from @MAFiA303 said: “Just had a video call using gmail on Nexus S....

Gmail now allows custom background images

04/14/2011, Gmail has been pretty customizable in terms of appearances for some time now. You have the ability to set your own colors for pretty much everything on the interface. However there’s been one feature that users could never change and its background...

Google makes life easier with Gmail update

04/14/2011, Are you tired of sending emails to the wrong person, especially when you have contacts that have the same name (i.e. boss named Bob and a separate friend named Bob), and do you often forget to include certain people in your email? Google has just...

Russia Federal Security Service to ban Skype, Hotmail and Gmail?

04/08/2011, In the latest case of paranoia in the government, it appears that Russia has now caught the bug. The Russian Security service has been reported to have called for a ban on Skype, Hotmail and Gmail citing those services as a possible threat to national...

China rejects accusations by Google

03/22/2011, In response to Google’s recent accusation of China blocking Gmail, a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry stated that Google’s suggestion was “an unacceptable accusation.” For those not in the know, users in China have...

Google says China is blocking Gmail

03/21/2011, If you live in China and have problems accessing Google’s services like Gmail, it isn’t a problem on Google’s side – it’s China. According to Google, they discovered no technical issues on their side after extensive checking out...