Tag: Gmail

  • Semi-automatic Gmail Assisstant can land you in trouble

    Semi-automatic Gmail Assisstant can land you in trouble

    Rude replies are pretty much a mandate in the hectic corporate jungle we’re bred in. Just why the Semi-Automatic Gmail Assistant (SAGA) has been rolled in. What appears as simple colorful boxes actually double up as a substitute keyboard for your computer. However, the function isn’t impression-based key input but an automated answering machine to…

  • Designer turns Space Invaders alarm clock into Gmail notifier

    When designer and innovator Grant Gibson spotted this Space Invaders inspired alarm clock, he came up with a design solution that does more than just take up desk space and tell the time. Pulling out the battery pack and squeezing in an Arduino Nano and a bunch of more parts, Gibson turned this mild alarm…

  • Chinese Government Pries into Gmail Over Online Dissident Movement, Leaves Google Frowning

    Chinese Government Pries into Gmail Over Online Dissident Movement, Leaves Google Frowning

    Owing to the threats of a possible online dissident movement, the Chinese government has been spying into the Gmail accounts of activists and has offended Google in the process. The search engine giant has tainted this very move of China as ‘politically motivated attacks’ which is affecting the credibility of their email services. For months,…

  • 1 million GMail Calls made in a single day

    1 million GMail Calls made in a single day

    If you were wondering whether people would really dig into the awesomeness of GMail’s tasty new chat application. Its popularity soared to a whopping 1 million calls made in just 24 hours. The service allows users to make VoIP calls from your browser. That means that you do not need to download any application to…

  • Google’s doing something new again, this time they’re testing voice calling in Gmail

    Google’s doing something new again, this time they’re testing voice calling in Gmail

    After the failed Google Wave, which is possibly the only real failure the company has ever had in its history, a few ‘renovations were made to Gmail. And it seems more such additions are on the way. Gmail has already become more than just a simple email account. The latest news is that Google is…

  • Iran says ‘No more Gmail’

    Iran says ‘No more Gmail’

    More on the Google front is not good news for the Internet ruler. Iran’s telecommunications agency has just announced that they have permanently suspended Google’s e-mail services in the country. The situation is a little more serious than mere blocking of a personal email accounts to deter citizens from joining anti-government protests that were planned…

  • GMail gets Undo send feature

    GMail gets Undo send feature

    Have you regretted hitting the send button in anger only to face long time repercussions. Well, the bright minds over at Google labs have come up with a lifeline for this. ‘Undo Send’ as it is called allows you to cancel the action of sending the mail. Well you can do this only till 5…

  • Multiple Gmail Inboxes – From Gmail Labs

    Multiple Gmail Inboxes – From Gmail Labs

    Recently Gmail Labs has introduced the option of multiple Inboxes in Gmail. Google Software Engineer, Octavian Costache is the brain behind this idea, implementing the Google’s famous 20% time where employees spend 20% of their work time doing personal things. So starting today, you can implement the multiple inboxes and spend less time monitoring important…

  • Gmail to soon get offline avatar

    Imagine using your Gmail account to read, label, archive, forward or reply to messages without an Internet connection. The move by Google narrows the gap between Web-based mail programs and client-based applications such as Outlook, Thunderbird and Apple Mail. Prior to offline Gmail users would have simply encountered an error message advising users to check…

  • Australian schools dump Outlook for the biggest corporate Gmail deployment ever

    Australian schools dump Outlook for the biggest corporate Gmail deployment ever

    Apparently the NSW Department for Education is deciding to do away with MS Outlook and instead adopt the Gmail account for its 1.3 million school students. SMS Management and Technology will implement the new Gmail System along with Google and Telstra, under a 3-year deal worth $9.5 million over three years, with a two year…