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Gmail for iOS Gets Swipeable Messages, New Edit Mode

Google has just launched version 2.1 of their Gmail for iOS app and it comes with two really nice improvements. First, you can now swipe to view messages, meaning that you don’t have to navigate back to the inbox. The swiping works intuitively – swipe left to bring up newer messages and right for older ones. Though swiping is fun …

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Google Reader Disappears from Black Bar Menu Inside Gmail, Google+

As you all know, Google is killing Google Reader on July 1st. I’m sure plenty of you have shed some tears in the past week. For Google Reader power users, this sucks – plain and simple. And despite the loud cries of its supporters, don’t expect Google to cave. Reader is going bye-bye. But if you thought that it was …

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Gmail For Android Gets One-Tap Reply, Archiving From Notifications

Google has launched an update for Gmail for Android, which includes the ability to reply to and archive messages from notifications with a single tap. Here’s what the feature looks like: “You can combine this with existing notification features like the ability to customize which messages you receive notifications for and set up different sounds for individual labels,” Google software …

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These Are Some Of The First Apps You’ll See On Google Glass

Google Glass is going to change our lives, or so says Google. It’s latest marketing campaign seems to indicate as much, but what about everyday use of Glass that doesn’t involve flying in jets or skydiving? What about the normal apps we use on our smartphones? How will those translate to Glass? The Google Glass team hosted a developer panel …

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Gmail on the Mobile Web Gets an iOS-Inspired Update

Apparently, people likes the Gmail for iOS UI revamp os much that Google wanted to expand the new look to its mobile web app. “Since launching the rebooted Gmail app for iPhone and iPad in December, we’ve heard from many of you that you like the redesigned UI, along with new features such as improved search and integration with Google …

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Google Launches New Arrow Key Navigation In Gmail

Google announced in a Google Groups thread that it has added arrow key navigation to Gmail. Google technical program manager Richard John Wu writes: Now, you can use the keyboard arrow keys to navigate your labels (the navigation panel on the left that includes the Inbox, Sent Mail, and Drafts links), and also to navigate the conversation threadlist (the message …

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Google Adds Your Google Calendar Data To Search Results

Google announced today that it has added Google Calendar data to the Gmail Search Field Trial. This is the feature that lets you search Google’s regular web search and get relevant content from your Gmail account right on the main search results page. I’ve been part of the field trial since the beginning, and personally, I find it to be …

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Google Drive May Soon Get Gmail Attachments

Google Drive could be on the road to becoming a major file sharing tool for people with Google accounts. It’s clear that Google is building toward consolidating its various products into a central Google experience. If nothing else, last year’s privacy policy changes indicated as much (not to mention the continued integration of Google+ into all things Google). Google has …

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Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims, Says Yahoo, Outlook.com Have Problems

Virus Bulletin has put out a report saying that its own data supports recent security claims made by Google about Gmail. Last week, Google put out a blog post claiming to have substantially reduced the amount of compromised accounts. The company said hit has reduced the number by 99.7% since 2011. Google security engineer Mike Hearn wrote: Every time you …

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Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is?

Last week, Microsoft launched a new “Scroogled” campaign. In case you don’t recall, the company launched a campaign under that name during the holiday season, calling out Google Shopping for its paid Google Shopping model (a move that has been controversial). This time, Microsoft is using the “Scroogled” brand again to attack a decade-old feature of Google’s Gmail – the …

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Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures, Many Seem To Be Signing The Wrong Thing

Microsoft keeps on keeping on with this Scroogled thing. We’ve been alerted that there’s now an infographic to go along with it. The company says its Scroogled petition has reached 78,000 signatures (It’s actually at over 79K). It’s unclear how many of those signatures are actually related to the “issue” at hand. I don’t have time to browse through that …

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Google Talks About Keeping Your Account From Being Hijacked

As Microsoft has announced a broad launch of its new Outlook.com webmail product, Google has taken the opportunity to discuss how prevalent fraudulent spam that appears to be coming from people you know has become, and the efforts it is taking to keep Gmail (and really Google Accounts) safe. According to Google, only one percent of spam emails even make …

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