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Gmail dethrones Hotmail as the world’s largest email service

06/28/2012, Google announced today via its official blog that Gmail now has more than 425 million active users around the world – a gargantuan feat considering its humble beginnings as a beta release in April 2004. Google’s announcement today means that...

Gmail for iOS gets notification center support

06/25/2012, Google and Apple’s relationship is not exactly the most cordial, considering how they have been slugging it out for a few years already over the smartphone scene between the iOS and Android platforms. Google has not severed their ties to Apple...

Newmail is Hotmail rebooted

06/15/2012, Gmail certainly laid the smack down on the rest of the free email competitors when it was first introduced alongside the amount of storage space which is said to be virtually impossible to fill up. I guess impossible is not the word to use here, as it did...

Google confirms Gmail outage

05/29/2012, Internet search giant Google has confirmed and acknowledged that a small percentage of their Gmail users did experience an outage. Just how small? We are looking at less than 0.11% of Gmail users out there, where they were unable to access Google Mail...

Gmail now in Welsh and Latin American Spanish

05/24/2012, Gmail has achieved a new “high score” of sorts, when the total number of supported languages in Gmail now stands at 56. Yes sir, the latest two additions would be Welsh and Latin American Spanish. Google prides itself in catering to the...

Google launches autocomplete predictions to Gmail search

05/21/2012, Following the plethora of updates to Gmail that included automatic translation, quick access to contacts in search and the new Google+ integration, Google is launching a third update this month that now includes autocomplete predictions when searching...

GMVault lets you back up your Gmail account in a breeze

05/07/2012, If you are a Gmail user, perhaps you’d like to check out GMVault. It’s a simple to use app that will sync and back-up your Gmail account on your local machine. GMVault is a shell script available for Windows, OS X and Linux. So, why bother...

Gmail storage gets bumped to 10GB

04/24/2012, I clearly remember back when Gmail was made available to the masses, everyone was scrambling to get invited to the beta service, simply because it was cool to have what many of us deemed as virtually unlimited storage space for your email needs. Fast...

Gmail Meter tells you more about your Gmail account

04/20/2012, We humans love to measure stuff – be it a cube of sugar or two, miles per gallon, words per minute typed on the keyboard, and how about this – the ability to know just how you have spent your time with the Gmail service from Google? This is...