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Germany Finally Gets Actual Gmail

Update: A Google spokesperson gave us the following statement regarding the resolution of the company’s issues with the Gmail name in Germany: We confirm that the legal conflicts around the use of the trademark GMAIL and respective domains in Germany are terminated. Google has had to operate Gmail as “Google Mail” in Germany for years. “G-mail” had been copyrighted in …

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Gmail Custom Themes Now A Reality

Google just announced that Gmail users can now create customized themes for their inboxes. Google has let users select from various themes for about 4 years, but until now, you couldn’t just use your own photos (or any from the web). The offering, of course, comes with Google+ integration, as it allows you to select photos from your Google+ account. …

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Gmail Went Down For 400,000 Members, Restored by Google

Gmail is one of those “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone” services; an almost invisible technology, if you will. That is, however, until it goes down. When that happens, the ubiquitous service is hard to ignore as people scramble around, wondering why they can’t access their Gmail accounts. Such was the case earlier today (5/29) when Gmail …

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Gmail Increases Language Supports, Adds Welsh, Latin American Spanish

Google’s email client, Gmail, is clearly an incredibly popular service, something that its multiple language support no doubt contributes to. That level of support just increased thanks to the added availability for one of the world’s most popular and one of the world’s most unique. According to the Gmail blog, support for both Welsh and Latin American Spanish is now …

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Gmail Gets Better At Autocomplete Search

Google announced today that it has made some improvements to autocomplete predictions in Gmail. Specifically, they will now take into account the actual content of your emails. “For example, you might now get lax reservation or lax united as predictions after typing ‘lax’ if you have received an email with a flight confirmation for your trip to Los Angeles in …

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New Zeus Trojan Targets Facebook And Email

Viruses are pretty funny. You turn your back one moment and the next, they’re stealing your credit card out of your digital wallet. OK, that’s not really funny, but it would be if the virus was wearing a top hat and monocle. Disregarding parodies of Victorian England fashion, it gets pretty serious when a new one is found in the …

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Gmail Updates Includes “Improved” Google+ Integration

As Google continues it’s “one nation under Google+” push, they’ve recently introduced some Gmail updates that, among other improvements, increases Google+ circle integration. Whatever your position on Google+, you have to admit the integration is seamless and almost unnoticeable. In fact, if you’re actively ignoring Google+ circles, chances are you won’t notice the additional integration. If you’re curious about it, …

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Google Touts Its Green Tech in “Story of Send”

If you’ve ever wondered how your email gets from your computer to another inbox, you’re in luck. Google has created a simplistic video showing the basics of how email sent from Gmail travels to its destination. The video is more about how Google has taken extreme measures to lower its impact on the environment, especially at its data centers. There …

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Gmail Now Features Google+ Replies From Your Inbox

Gmail today announced that a new feature now allows Google+ users to respond to Google+ email notifications right from their inbox. The image above shows how Google+ email notifications will now look for users of Gmail. These changes have already begun rolling out, and will continue to be implemented for Google+ users throughout the week. The announcement came on the …

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U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced yesterday that it has awarded a contract to Onix Networking for department-wide cloud email and collaboration services using Google Apps for Government. The contract is part of the Department of the Interior’s “IT Transformation” initiative, which was announced last year and seeks to reduce costs by cutting waste and increasing the efficiency of …

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LG Launching Cloud on May 1st

LG Corp., the second largest electronics manufacturer in South Korea behind Samsung, is launching its own cloud services, aptly called LG Cloud. The platform is a bit different than a more orthodox cloud environment, as it’s meant to merely share multimedia content – i.e. it’s sort of a cross between Youtube and Photobucket. The new service will enter its beta …

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Gmail Now Offers 10 GB of Free Storage

With Google Drive officially going online today, the company is celebrating the launch by increasing free Gmail storage to 10 GB, up from roughly 7.5 GB. According to the Gmail Blog, the changes will take effect over the next 24 hours or so. As for the launch of Google Drive, users can start out with free accounts at 5 GB, …

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