For a while now, Google has been breaking pieces of functionality from stock Android and releasing them as standalone apps in the Play Store. Now it’s time for the Email app that ships with all stock devices to make its Play Store debut.
Google Now can now suggest calendar events based on your emails
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.
Google researching ways to add PGP encryption to Gmail
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.