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Gmail Now Tells You Why An Email Was Marked Spam

Not everyone delves into the dark depths of their Gmail spam folder, but for those that do: Have you ever wondered why Gmail marked a particular email as spam? Now you can easily find out, as each email marked as spam now displays a little message box at the top that explains to you why it was thrust into your …

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Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome

Users who prefer web-mail services like Gmail over their computer’s native email client have often had a hard time with email links on web pages. Clicking those links usually opens up your email client, and using them with a web-based mail service required copying the email address into your preferred mail service’s compose box. Today, though, Google has announced that …

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Yahoo! Updates Mail for Android

Yahoo! has just updated their Yahoo! Mail for Android App, offering multiple new ways to customize notifications, amongst other modifications. Users can now option notifications with sound, vibrate or silent, and can add a status bar. Also what’s new is the “select all” checkbox, similar to the former “edit” option, for users to select and manage multiple emails at once. …

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Email Makes Us Spend Two Hours Reading It

Email is an important part of our everyday life, even if you don’t think about it while you’re deleting everything in your inbox. Baydin, makers of the email plug-in Boomerang, compiled data from 5 million emails and found some interesting stats about our email usage habits. The average email user receives about 147 messages every day, and spends more than …

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Googles Sites, Encrypted Search Return To Iran (For Now)

For now, it appears, Google has returned to the people of Iran. Last week the government blocked sites like Gmail, YouTube, and encrypted search before the weekend, which maybe-not-so coincidentally also marked the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. It’s a little murky as to whether Iran’s officials prevented access to Google sites due to fear of protesters using them to …

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Gmail Man Is Back: Microsoft’s Ad Slams Google Privacy Practices

Last summer, a video leaked to YouTube called Gmail Man (actually, O365 MGX Copy at the time). In the video, the “Gmail Man” was actually a mailman that walked around reading people’s mail. He would then confront the people with ad keywords based on their mail. “Sometimes, when a person loves their Gmail very very much, the two get together …

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Google Privacy Changes: Google Apps Admins, Users Get Notified

Google Apps users and admins have now been getting emails about Google’s highly publicized new privacy policy changes. Users are getting the same email that other Gmail users have been receiving throughout the past week. Admins are getting a different email, however. Here’s what it says: Dear Google Apps administrator for YourSiteHere.com, We’re getting rid of over 60 different privacy …

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Gmail’s Clean Out Your Inbox Week Is Underway

For the 5th time, Google has begun its annual “Clean Out Your Inbox Week,” focusing of course on Gmail. They’ve asked a (rather personal and oftentimes embarrassing) question of email users: what’s your inbox number? Well, it’s officially 2012. And now that we are four weeks in, it’s the perfect time to get organized so you can make the most …

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Gmail Gets New Business Features [Google Apps]

Google announced some new management features for Gmail in Google Apps. These include: improved email compliance footers, approved/blocked sender lists and file attachment policies. “These capabilities help our customers address compliance requirements and effectively manage email traffic,” says Gmail Product Manager Adam Dawes. “Previously, Google Apps customers used Google Message Security, powered by Postini, to provide these capabilities.” “With this …

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Google: Here’s How To Get More Out Of Google+

In case you hadn’t noticed, Google is doing a lot to encourage people to use Google+. That includes TV ads (not something Google has done a lot historically) and new, deep integration into search results. They also recently launched a site called “Get More Out Of Google+,” which discusses ways to use Google’s social network with other popular Google products …

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[Updated] Open Sesame: Google’s Newest Security Log-In Uses QR Codes

Be you a hyper-vigilant security hound or just a devoted paranoiac, Google has introduced a way in which you can at least alleviate that sensation whenever you log in to your Google account. In an effort to circumvent keyloggers or even security flaws on public computers, Google’s new log-in doesn’t require you to touch a keyboard at all (at least …

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Google Improves Offline Gmail For Chrome

Google took to the Official Gmail Blog today to discuss some updates it has made to the Gmail offline Chrome app. First would be the addition of a settings page, which lets you choose if you want to sync 7, 14 or 31 days worth of email. “So the next time you get on an airplane, you can sit back …

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