In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about lots of things Google did, how root apps have some troubles ahead, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
Google is pushing out an update to the Gmail app for Android devices starting this afternoon. Gmail version 4.8 brings a handful of updates to the UI, performance improvements, the ability to save attachments directly to Drive and more.
A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has “research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” said the employee.
Today Google is rolling out a new “insert photo” button for the web version of Gmail, making it easy to attach G+ backed-up photos.
Leaked screenshots of what could be a test version of Gmail show a brand new interface and new features including the ability to mark a message as unread for a certain time.
Happy 10th birthday Gmail. It’s certainly been an awesome ten years, and we can’t imagine what the web would look like without you!
Today Google’s Gmail team is making a few changes to help better protect us,such as always using HTTPS connections and encrypting all emails, even as they move internally.
A new app called “MarkAsRead for Gmail” adds the option to mark emails as read directly from the notification tray. Read on for more details!
It’s a small change, but users that struggle to keep their inboxes under control will appreciate it. Gmail now lets you star contacts as favorites and sync them between the web and Android.
The integration of Google Plus into every Google product continues, with Gmail set to receive the ability to send messages to contacts in their Google Plus circles.