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The keynote address on Day 2 of Google I/O was another interesting, information-filled presentation, ending with a behind-the-scenes look at the Project Glass demo from Day 1. During the keynote,... Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President of Chrome and Apps, announced that Gmail currently has around 425 million users.

Gmail, Google’s cloud-based email client, was first launched back in 2004...

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One of the most common problems that many users have experienced in the past and even up to the present is the inability of the Gmail app to support different file formats and downloading attachments.... While most people are happy with the way Gmail handles MS Word, MS Excel, and PDF files, not quite a few are too happy about the way it deals with ZIP files and other less popular formats such as 7Z (7-Zip). ...

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Multiple reports popped up about some Gmail users facing error messages, with a few being unable to access their email accounts entirely. Reports on Twitter and other tech forums seem to indicate... that this issue is being faced by users worldwide.

On investigation, Google has deemed this problem a “service disruption” as opposed to an “outage”, with apparently less tha...

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If you currently own an Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet and your gadget is not on the list of devices to be updated to Ice Cream Sandwich anytime soon or you just can’t wait anymore to get a... taste of ICS, you can now pretend for a couple of minutes or so that you have an Android 4.0 slate on your hands.

The latest Gmail app update, released by Google on Wednesday, brings ICS-like...

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Following this rant on how Google’s home-cooked apps, particularly the Gmail app, don’t seem to be on the best of terms with their new Ice Cream Sandwich buddy, the timing has never... been better (sorry, Google) to report this little hiccup. Our reader Jeff has tipped us off that many Gmail users have been experiencing difficulties accessing the Gmail app on their phones and table...

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If you’re an Android user, the two biggest things for you are most likely using are Gmail, and the Android market. However, if you’re living in China,... these resources might not be at your disposal anymore. As you can see in the image below, the market.android.com website is blocked in Beijing, Shenzen, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang Province and Yunna...

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If you’re using Android, you probably have a Gmail account. Google’s wildly successful e-mail service has become an Internet staple – with Google essentially winning the online e-mail... wars. Well, e-mail services while convenient for online browsing have a bit of a problem when it comes to actually having access to the messages on your phone when you need it. That’s why Google...

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If you are lucky enough to have an Android device with Froyo on it already, then you are in luck. Google have updated Gmail independently from the Android... OS to allow Froyo 2.2 based devices to download a new version. Unfortunately, if you are not running Android 2.2 then you will have to wait because this update does not include you. I am currently usi...

Google has released a new version of Gmail for Android (and iPhone).  The new app features faster auto-completion for addresses on all phones, and supports keyboard shortcuts on Android devices with... a physical keyboard.

So G1 users, you have keyboard shortcuts.  The rest of you?  You just get faster email address auto-completion only.

Google did mention that it did a major overhaul...

It turns out that T-Mobile USA have delayed the roll out of Cupcake to the G1. Apparently, they are continuing to optimize Cupcake to ensure that it works perfectly and that the roll out is trouble... free. Sitting over in the UK, I can confirm that many T-Mobile UK users are able to use Cupcake satisfactorily despite the fact that it is developed over in the USA. Why T-Mobile UK were able to dist...