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Google Will No Longer Scan Student Gmail Accounts

04/30/2014, Google has often been criticized for its data mining practices, which include scanning of Gmail accounts to serve users targeted ads on other Google properties. Though today the company announced that it will no longer scan student Gmail accounts for...

Gmail Gets New Insert Photo Button

04/15/2014, Most of us use our smartphones these days to capture plenty of images on the move, as carrying around a DSLR is just not as convenient. There is also the option of a Micro Four Thirds camera or other system cameras too, but those too, require you to tote...

Gmail For Android Screenshots Hint At Possible New Interface

04/02/2014, A couple of screenshots have leaked online which hint at the possibility that Gmail for Android app’s user interface might soon be getting an overhaul. It is unclear if these interface changes are final and are set to be rolled out to the public....

Gmail Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today

04/01/2014, If Google announces something new and potentially groundbreaking on April 1st, one might instantly chalk it up as an April Fools’ prank. That’s because the company takes part in this frivolity, cooking up ingenious pranks to catch us all by...

Gmail Shelfie Another April Fool’s Attempt

03/31/2014, Earlier this morning, we did bring you word on Google ushering in April Fool’s Day by giving you a chance to catch Pokemon. Well, it seems that there is yet another April Fool’s prank from Google that will involve the Google Shelfie, which is...

Google Denies Allegations Of Gmail Snooping To Weed Out Leaker

03/26/2014, Microsoft recently admitted that it went through a blogger’s Hotmail account to collect evidence of a leak by an employee. The proof led to the arrest of Alex Kibkalo, a former Microsoft employee who leaked Windows 8 files and Microsoft Activation...

Gmail Experiment Shows Promotional Emails As Ads

03/25/2014, There was much debate over Google’s decision to display marketing and promotional emails in a standalone “Promotions” tab in Gmail. Incoming emails that are deemed to be offering promotions or deals are no longer shown along with the...

Gmail Security Improved

03/20/2014, Last Summer former U.S. national security contractor Edward Snowden blew the whistle on National Security Agency’s electronic spying programs. A lot of major U.S. internet companies were named in the leaked documents, even though they have denied...

Gmail For iOS Finally Supports Background Refresh

03/05/2014, In this day and age, you would want your email to land seamlessly on your mobile device. BlackBerry perfected push email a long time back, and that became one of its major selling points, but then the world moved beyond email which lead to the...

Higher Profile Google Users Have Different Default Email Settings

01/14/2014, So the other day Google, in an attempt to get more people to use Google+, announced that anyone visiting your Google+ page would be allowed to send you an email (to your Gmail account) even if they don’t have you in their circles. No doubt this is...

Gmail Now Lets You Email Anyone On Google+

01/09/2014, Google has slowly been integrating Google+ in its most widely used services. The social network is baked into search, as search plus your world and into YouTube as its default comments system. Gmail is the latest service to receive the Google+ treatment,...

Gmail To Display Email Images By Default

12/12/2013, Those of us who use Gmail are familiar with the “display images below” link that pops up whenever we open an emails from unknown senders that has images inside. Gmail did this to protect users from unknown senders who might have tried to use...

Microsoft Entices Gmail Users To Join Outlook.com Through New Tool

12/11/2013, Microsoft and Google both run two of the most widely used email services, Outlook.com and Gmail. It obviously won’t come as a surprise to see one try to poach users from the other. Redmond has developed a new tool to entice existing Gmail users to...