Mailbox Comes To iPad, Still Only Supports Gmail

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Mailbox, the popular iPhone email app is now available for free on the iPad, making it easy for users to switch devices without switching email apps. Mailbox for iPad brings the same features of the iPhone app to Apple’s tablet, with a very familiar interface. The app gives users the same options to deal with […]

Google Makes Sending Money as Easy as Attaching a File

With Send Money in Gmail, users can send money with Google Wallet right from Gmail.

Soon you’ll be able to attach money to an email just like a photo or file thanks to Send Money in Gmail, a new Google Wallet feature that rolled out to Google I/O attendees and will soon hit other Gmail users. With the new Send Money in Gmail feature, users just click on the attachment […]

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos Storage Space

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Google users may find a bit more storage space in their Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos soon as Google unifies the storage space for all three. Google announced on the Google Drive Blog that it will soon gives users 15GB of free storage space across Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Photos. Previously users would have […]

Android Gmail Update Makes Archiving and Replying Faster, Easier

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A new update to Gmail for Android makes it easier for users with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or above to archive or reply to emails. In the newest update to Gmail for Android, users can now archive or reply to emails directly from the notification tray. The options appear just below the email message in […]

Why iPhone Users Should Be Excited about Mailbox

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Mailbox is a new email app for the iPhone that hopes to change the way its users think about email, and its close to coming to the App Store. The new app turns the email inbox into something more akin to a to-do list. The app performs the usual email functions like archiving or deleting email with […]

iPhone 5 vs. Nexus 4: Best Google Apps No Longer Android First

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Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube are traditionally better on Android smartphones, but in the past month Google reversed this trend by bringing the best Google experience to iPhone first. Forget the Nexus 4, the best phone for heavy Google users is the iPhone. I say this as someone who carries the iPhone 5 in one […]

Gmail 2.0 for iPhone Adds Multiple Account Support

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Today Google released a new version of its Gmail app for iPhone with a new design and the ability to add multiple accounts. The new Gmail app follows the same design language as Google Now and the new Google Search app for iPhone, replacing the out-of-place design of the previous app. Gmail 2.0 lets users […]

Leaked Gmail 4.2 for Android Reveals Pinch to Zoom, Swipe Gestures

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Google may be working on a new version of the Gmail app for Android users, bringing the app to version 4.2 and adding new features such as pinch to zoom and swiping gestures. With Google slated to announce the LG-made Nexus 4 (previously rumored to be called the Optimus Nexus) later this month, this new […]

Scott Hanselman: Everything’s Broken and Nobody is Upset

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Problems with GMail running slow as molasses? Feel like you are having to wipe your device and start over far too often? Plagued by nagging inconsistencies that seem to turn into unsolvable problems? Well, you’re not alone. Scott Hanselman has written a post called Everything’s Broken and Nobody is Upset that chronicles a number of […]

Outlook.com Replaces Hotmail and Windows Live with Clean Interface

Outlook.com offers clean and simple interface

Microsoft launched Outlook.com today, replacing Hotmail and Windows Live email services with a minimalist interface that shames Google’s Gmail. The new Outlook offers email, contacts, calendar and file storage in one interface. The overhaul is only halfway finished, but it looks great and shows what nice clean and simple design can look like. When a user […]

Google Unifies Video Chat With Hangouts

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Google is beginning to streamline and unify its video chat service in a bid to become more consumer-friendly and avoid brand confusion. The Internet giant is now replacing Google Talk’s video chat feature and is re-branding the video calling service under its Google+ Hangouts moniker. The move will likely bring familiarity to the Google+ social […]

Google Acquires Sparrow, iPhone App Won’t Get Push

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Sparrow, the company behind the fantastic Mac and iPhone apps of the same name is going to Google and will become part of the Gmail team. The company announced the acquisition on its website today, saying it’s “joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision — one that we think we can better achieve […]

Notifications for Gmail on the iPhone Finally Arrive

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Google is slowly making the iOS Gmail app better over time. Today’s update brings better Push notifications, and persistent logins. According to The Verge, the new Gmail for iOS now supports Notification Center, so users can choose to have banner show up on the lockscreen. The app should work like any other iOS app in […]

Unroll.me Is the Easiest Way to Unsubscribe from Email Lists

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My mobile inbox runneth over with newsletters for new services, car dealers, realtors and every sleazy dating site you can imagine, but now I’ve taken my inbox back with Unroll.me. Unroll.me is a new service that connects to Gmail, Google Apps and Yahoo email accounts to clean up the junk email that clogs up inboxes. The service […]

Use Your iPhone to Secure Your Gmail Account

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If you use a Gmail account it’s easy to make your Gmail login more secure with your iPhone and two factor authentication. With all the information we keep in our Gmail accounts, the connections we have with others and the possibility of a hacker to scam friends and family it’s important to do all you […]

5 Things I Hate About the iPhone

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The iPhone is a great phone with plenty of great features, but Apple’s darling falls flat in several key places. After using the iPhone 4S since launch, there are a number of things I hate about the iPhone platform. (Read: 5 Things I Hate about Android) I’ve had the iPhone 4S for the past 6 […]

What’s the Best Way to Use Gmail on the iPad?

I love checking my email on the iPad, but I’m looking for a better way to check Gmail on the iPad. Here’s why I love reading and responding to email on the iPad. The portability means I can answer e-mails in bed, on the couch or even in the car. The larger screen size means […]