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Google Acquires Sparrow To Make Gmail Better Google Acquires Sparrow To Make Gmail Better
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In Google’s earnings report yesterday, the company mentioned that they would be making smaller acquisitions throughout the year. One of those acquisitions happened today. Sparrow, developers of a popular email app for Mac and iOS, was acquired by Google today. …

Yahoo Password Breach Is Worse Than Originally Thought Yahoo Password Breach Is Worse Than Originally Thought
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We brought you news this morning that Yahoo Voices was hacked and over 450,000 usernames and passwords were leaked onto the Internet. The initial report stated that most of passwords came from Yahoo or Gmail email addresses. After analyzing the …

Gmail Log Search For Admins Now Available Gmail Log Search For Admins Now Available
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For those of you who pay for to use the Google Apps services for businesses, you know have the ability to conduct a Gmail log search, which is, after reading the description, something akin to Google Analytics for your Gmail …

Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O) Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O)

So who has the largest amount of unique users regarding web email services? Is it Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail? If you go by last year’s numbers, all three weigh in at about the 300-350 million mark regarding active users, …

Gmail For iOS Finally Gets Full Notification Center Support Gmail For iOS Finally Gets Full Notification Center Support

The Gmail app for iOS has finally gotten one of the most user-requested features: full Notification Center support. The app now supports banners, alerts, and lock screen options within iOS. The announcement of the new feature came in a blog …

Germany Finally Gets Actual Gmail Germany Finally Gets Actual Gmail
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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 …

Gmail Custom Themes Now A Reality 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 …

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

Gmail Increases Language Supports, Adds Welsh, Latin American Spanish Gmail Increases Language Supports, Adds Welsh, Latin American Spanish
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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 …

Gmail Gets Better At Autocomplete Search 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 …

New Zeus Trojan Targets Facebook And Email New Zeus Trojan Targets Facebook And Email
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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 …

Gmail Updates Includes “Improved” Google+ Integration Gmail Updates Includes “Improved” Google+ Integration
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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 …

Google Touts Its Green Tech in “Story of Send” 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 …

Gmail Now Features Google+ Replies From Your Inbox 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 …

U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps
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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 …

LG Launching Cloud on May 1st 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 …

Gmail Now Offers 10 GB of Free Storage Gmail Now Offers 10 GB of Free Storage
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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 …

Gmail Meter Tracks Your Email Statistics Gmail Meter Tracks Your Email Statistics
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If you’ve ever been curious about how you use Gmail, statistically, on a monthly basis – today is your lucky day. Google has just posted about Gmail Meter on the Gmail blog, a Google Apps Script designed to give users …

Gmail Down for Some Users Gmail Down for Some Users

Gmail is reportedly down in some areas, with roughly 2% of its users seeing temporary error code (500) messages. Google’s own Apps Status Dashboard shows a service disruption under the Google Mail column, and @gmail posted a tweet on the …

Google Finally Registers Gmail Name in Germany Google Finally Registers Gmail Name in Germany

Up until very recently, Google has been unable to register its ‘@gmail’ extension in Germany, and users were forced to type @googlemail.com when sending a message, all because the ‘G-mail’ name had been copyrighted in that country, long before Google …

Is Email The Future Of Social Media? Is Email The Future Of Social Media?
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It’s quite interesting that despite all of the social media offerings and new features from social networks that have come out over the last several years, we continue to see not only email continue to thrive as a communication channel, …