Google has just announced a little change that should make a huge difference for heavy users of their services. Google Drive, Gmail, and photos stored on Google+ now have a unified storage of free 15GB. Previously, Gmail had free 10GB of storage while Drive and Google+ photos had free 5GB.[...]Read More »
How to backup or download emails from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail (Outlook.com), Outlook, Thunderbird, and more [Guide]
Email is a mainstay in the lives of many people. I’d venture to say many people who feel naked if they ever lost access to their email accounts and/or their emails. So a question often asked is: how do I backup or download my emails? This guide answers that question. [...]Read More »
Like it or not, we’re all going to someday kick the bucket. The problem with this is, today we’re all increasingly living our lives on the internet. Wouldn’t it be a little awkward when we have all our data still floating around online after we pass? Online profiles still there [...]Read More »
Youtube is shutting down, Gmail launches Gmail Blue, and new Google Nose search engine is powered by smell [Video]
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Short video by Google and accompanying website explain how Gmail works.Read More »
Microsoft tells users to ditch Gmail for Outlook.com because Microsoft “doesn’t go through your email to sell ads”
So while we take a break from all the Apple versus Samsung lawsuits, why don’t we shift our attention over to the brewing Microsoft versus Google battle. This time, we have Microsoft on the offensive with their current “Scroogled” ad campaign — which also cost them a seven figure amount. [...]Read More »
Google protects user privacy and defies the government by asking for search warrants to access Gmail emails
To most Americans (and other countries that have laws to protect citizens from search and seizure without warrant), it may come as a surprise that a search warrant is not required for the American government to access private emails. This is due to the ‘Electronic Communications Privacy Act’ (ECPA), a [...]Read More »
Protect your Google account (Gmail) by enabling SMS (text message) notifications for suspicious activity [Tip]
Google has a useful ‘account activity’ monitor built into Gmail that allows you to check to see where the latest logins to your account were made from. This helps you identify if there was unauthorized access to your account. Another useful security feature Google has is the ability to notify [...]Read More »
Google extends free phone calls to US and Canada numbers (via Gmail and Google Voice) until the end of 2013
One very underrated feature of Gmail that doesn’t get much publicity is the fact that you make domestic phone calls in US and Canada, completely for free. Google announced this feature back in 2010 and has extended it every year since then. 2013 looks to be no different as an [...]Read More »
With features like forgotten attachments reminder, threaded discussions, etc., not very many people will argue if you tout the superiority of Gmail over rival emailing services. And today Google has improved Gmail — by integrating it with Google Drive.
Google Drive is Google’s cloud storage service the search giant launched [...]Read More »
Back in July Google reported Gmail has 425 million monthly active Gmail accounts. If true, that would have finally made Gmail the most popular web mail service in the world, surpassing Hotmail and Yahoo. However, at the time, Google’s numbers were not in-line with third party companies that track such [...]Read More »
Google recently introduced a new way to compose e-mails in Gmail. If you switched to the new way and don’t like it, don’t worry — there is a way to switch back. This guide shows you how.
How to switch back to old compose-new-email method in Gmail
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Because I am a multitasking fiend, I have a habit of opening links using the middle mouse button so they open in new tabs. Once thing I’ve always found to be annoying with Gmail (yes, as good as Gmail is it isn’t perfect) is whenever you click on the red [...]Read More »
Most people these days use email to communicate with a lot of people, which results in a regular stream of new e-mails. With Google Mail Checker you find out how many news emails you have by just looking at the top right corner of your browser window.[...]
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I’ve never been a big fan of mail applications. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve tried them all. Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, even a little known one called Incredimail (just because my boss at an old job was obsessed with it for awhile). While I don’t doubt that they’re effective for [...]Read More »
Google already has a multiple-sign feature that allows users to sign into multiple Google accounts at the same time. Google is now rolling out something called the ‘Account Chooser’ which makes it easier for people that regularly log into multiple different Google accounts.
You know how browsers can save the [...]Read More »
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Google is often testing new features and methods on how to improve users’ experience with Google Search. And do you blame them? After all, Google Search is the bread and butter of the multi-billion dollar corporation known as Google and Google needs to continue innovating to keep the competition at [...]Read More »
Hotmail is a pioneer of web e-mail and still commands millions of users around the world. However, Hotmail is so last year. Despite Microsoft’s attempts at modernizing Hotmail and bringing it up to speed with the competition (namely Gmail), Hotmail continues to have a bad rap in the digital [...]Read More »
Who has three letters in its name and just brought down the hammer on pretty much every company in the mobile device industry? No, it isn’t Apple. Or Google. Or Microsoft. Or Samsung. Or [insert name here]. That would be NTP my friends.
NTP Inc. is a patent “holding” company [...]Read More »
Gmail had already introduced the ability to use different themes for inboxes back in 2008. In an official blog post by Greg Bullock, a Software Engineer at Google, said that Gmail is now rolling out more customisability to the Gmail interface.
Gmail users will now have the ability to select [...]Read More »