10/31/2011, Ever since the iPhone was introduced back in 2007, there hasn’t been a native Gmail app for iOS devices. Sure you can configure the default email client or access it from Safari, but it didn’t provide the same experience like the official Gmail app for Android does. But it looks like we’ll be finally getting the app on iOS. According to rumors online Google has already submitted the app for […]
10/20/2011, Google might be the 800 lbs gorilla at the moment compared to the scrawny monkey that it started out as originally, but that does not mean being of this size offers it the luxury of just resting on its laurels – nice to know that the spirit of innovation continues even until now. Case in point, Alex Chitu caught a YouTube video (which has since been taken down, of course, […]
10/10/2011, We know that China isn’t exactly the most Google-friendly country, with Android users in China now and then facing difficulties when attempting to access to the Android Market. This has been an issue that has dated back to 2009 which resulted in alternative app stores from China, which while isn’t exactly what Google had in mind, is better than nothing.
10/04/2011, While smartphones seem to be the majority handsets that people carry these days, do remember that in most developing countries, featurephones are the staple considering how smartphones are most probably way out of reach of the ordinary working class citizen. Well, that does not mean software like Google’s Gmail should remain off limits to featurephone owners, right? Google’s Gmail team has worked hard to deliver featurephones with Internet connectivity to […]
09/21/2011, Great news for those of you with multiple Gmail accounts and find it such a hassle to keep up to date on all your mail with your mobile phone. Google has announced that Gmail for mobile now has multiple sign-in support. No more logging in, logging out, and logging in again just to check your mail in your secondary email account – Gmail will let you sign into multiple accounts […]
09/20/2011, Making international calls from Gmail might be cheap to do, but that doesn’t mean it’s free. And if you’re calling a lot of overseas numbers, you might find yourself running out of credit all the time – which can be annoying, especially when you’re in the middle of an important conversation and you get cut off. Well, those issues can now be a thing of the past. No, Google didn’t […]
08/31/2011, Google is pursuing its “everything web” endeavor and has just released new versions of GMail, Calendar and Google Docs that can work even when there is no internet connection (although Google Docs did have the feature on an ON and OFF basis). It’s great that Google is addressing this issue because networks are simply not always available, and this is the reason why “old” productivity apps like Microsoft Office or […]
08/30/2011, Good news for those of you serving in the US military – Google has just announced that all US service members will be able to make free calls home no matter where you are in the world. As long as you have a valid United States Military email address, you’ll be able to call any home phone phone number in the US for the awesome price of zero dollars a minute.All you […]
08/04/2011, GMail Labs has a new preview pane feature that lets you to separate the email listing and email content in two areas, thus reducing the potential number of switching that may occur if you open a lot of emails. This is a feature that is very popular in a number of email clients, including Outlook. By the way, this is something that is already available on GMail on Honeycomb (Android […]
08/04/2011, While the majority of smartphones come with native email applications that allow us to check our emails from a variety of services, i.e. Gmail, Yahoo, Live!, etc, there are some users out there who prefer keeping things simple and check everything from their browser. Much like how Twitter now has a HTML5 web-based app for their social networking services, it looks like Gmail has decided hop aboard the bandwagon as […]
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 makes calling from Gmail a lot more accessible to consumers worldwide, especially those outside of the US and those who don’t primarily use English.
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 of 2.3.5 is the ability to select label specific notifications.
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 comedic video (shot in the style of a 50s sitcom) informs consumers about how Google invades your privacy. It features the Gmail Man: a fake mailman that reads everybody’s […]
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 questions, you’re in luck because Google has just launched a new website to help you migrate those friends of yours to its email […]