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If you live in the USA and you’re worried about someone reading embarrassing emails in your Gmail inbox, you may soon... be able to relax a little. In case an amendment proposed by Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) passes, police will need a warrant to get access to your email. As it stands now, they can...

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Localization is one of the things that Google does to gain popularity with international users. With 124 languages available for the main Google search product, the Mountain View, CA company is also working on bringing other services to different language.

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Remember those canned replies to text messages on feature phones? This is exactly that idea, but this time, it’s for Gmail. It’s not the best answer to the problem of having little time to sit down and crafting an email, but it’s the best we have for now.

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I personally know a few people that own a 7-inch tablet (and I’m not exclusively referring to owners of the Google Nexus 7) and are dissatisfied with how their Gmail app runs and looks. Fortunately,... today I’m the bearer of a bit of news that might give these people a reason to rejoice, as Google have recently announced that they’ve updated the Gmail app for a better experience on 7-inch screens.

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With the imminent release of the Windows 8 OS, Microsoft is doing a major overhaul on its services. Next up on the chopping block is its Windows Live (or Hotmail) web-based e-mail client. In... a move designed to distance itself from the Hotmail name, Microsoft announced today a public preview of the new Outlook e-mail client, which is not just a re-design of Hotmail, but a service built c...

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Hangouts has been perhaps the most innovative feature of Google+, and I think Google should capitalize on its success because it can turn out to be another one of... its products that people love to use all over the world.

To use Hangouts, you normally need a Google+ account, and you can only use it inside the Google+ website. But Google has implemented Han...

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Sparrow is a Gmail client for OS X and iOS developed by a five-person team based in Paris lead by Dom Leca. The app is quite popular on the iPlatforms, thanks in part to Google’s non-combat... in this area. The Gmail app for iOS is notoriously underpowered when compared to the Android version, while Google doesn’t have a native Gmail client for OS X. This gave Sparrow a chance to seize the...

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One of the new Google+ features announced during Google I/O is called “Events” and it’s supposed to be a neat addition for active Google+ users that will let... them share event invitations with friends and family and integrate them directly in Google’s Calendar app. That’s how the app should work in theory, but in practice Google pretty much blew it and a...

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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...