All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gmail’

Google Apps Gets More Gmail Security

Google announced that it has added some security-related features for email in Google Apps for Business, Government, and Education. These include mail routing, delivery controls, SMTP relay, attachment compliance, and TLS encryption of message content. Mail routing, delivery controls, and the SMTP relay service, Google says, will let you control the flow of information to and from your company with …

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Google Now To Start Reminding You About Your Bills

Google is reportedly adding bill pay reminders to Google Now, which will notify users about upcoming bills that are due, and how much they cost. Google reportedly gains this information from users’ Gmail accounts. Cult of Android reports: No configuration is necessary in order to register for this service. Google has the facility to generate its bill payment reminder cards …

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Gmail Gets Update For Hangouts Chat

Google announced some improvements to Hangouts chat in Gmail. This includes Google Apps for Business and Education users. Users will now see an updated user interface in their conversation list. This includes status markers as green bubbles. Also, the displayed contacts are in order of most recent chats. The new version also includes recent conversation snippets and a new contact …

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Google Adds ‘Auto Backup’ Photo Access To Gmail

Google has launched a new photo-sharing feature for Gmail, enabling you to insert your Auto Backup photos from your phone into Gmail messages on the web with the new Insert Button. Click the button, and you’ll get access to your backed-up photo library. This is one of those perks of having Google’s various services integrated with one another. “If you …

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Google Introduces ‘Gmail Shelfie’ For April Fools’ Day

Google has already started with this year’s April Fools’ silliness. On the Gmail blog, they announced “Gmail Shelfie,” a way to turn your Gmail background into a selfie, and share it with your friends and family. Software engineer Greg Bullock writes: You all love setting selfies as your custom theme in Gmail, but you’ve told us there’s one major problem: …

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Gmail Turns ‘Promotions’ Tab Into A Visual Shopping Experience

Google has introduced a new Gmail feature that lets users turn their “Promotions” tab into a more visual, almost Pinteresty shopping experience. This is one at least minor improvement to the current state of Gmail for email marketers. The introduction of the Promotions tab and the tabbed interface in general is something a lot of markers have had to struggle …

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Gmail Is Adding An Unsubscribe Link To The Top Of Marketing Emails

Google is reportedly adding a new “prominent” unsubscribe link to the top of marketing emails, potentially driving a lot more unsubscribes for businesses. It was announced on Thursday at a conference in San Francisco. According to a report from PCWorld, the link will appear at the top of the message next to the name and email address of the sender. …

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Gmail Bug Led to Inadvertently-Deleted Emails, Spam Reports

Some Gmail for iOS users just received an important notice from Google urging them to check their trash and spam folders for wrongly-categorized emails. According to the Gmail team, some users were affected by a bug that saw trash and report spam actions taken on some messages actually affect other messages. That means that some users may have hit delete …

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Gmail Is Down, Guys. Stock Up and Bunker Down

UPDATE 2:22 pm EST: IT’S BACK! – but with some kinks. Gmail is currently unable to access contacts and Google+ still seems to be down for many users. It’s not just you – Gmail is down for users all over the world. Most users who are experiencing the outage are receiving a temporary (500) error: “We’re sorry, but your Gmail …

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In Case You Missed The Memo, ‘Google+ Is Google (Which Includes Gmail)’

Google announced a new change to Gmail this week, enabling people to send messages to Google+ users without knowing their email address. If you have a Gmail account and a Google+ account, you can send such messages to other Google+ users, and likewise, other Google+ users can send messages to you. If you let them. Of course, the “invasion of …

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Now Google+ Users Can Email Gmail Users Without Knowing Their Email Addresses

Google has added increased Google+ integration into Gmail. When you go to compose a new message, and start typing, it will now bring up Google+ connections as suggestions in addition to your regular contacts. In other words, Google+ connections become contacts regardless of whether you’ve ever exchanged emails. This is an extension of previous Google+-related additions to Gmail. About two …

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Google: Gmail Image Change Means More Accurate Open Rates

Google announced on Thursday that it would begin showing images automatically in Gmail. It has always hidden them until the user has told it to show them. It has done it this way, the company says, as a precautionary measure for users aimed at protecting them from those who might try to use images to compromise security. When Google made …

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