Tag Archive: Gmail


Google beefs up Gmail security to keep your emails private

As Apple fights to keep the FBI out of our smartphones, Google is making our emails even more secure. The company today confirmed a number of new protections for Gmail users, including stronger encryption, better notifications, and more. Back in February, Google introduced new visual identifiers to Gmail that make it easier to weed out spam […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Inbox by Gmail gets new Smart Reply feature on the web

Google Inbox’s awesome Smart Reply feature, which was launched on mobile back in November, is now available on the web. The feature is already being used for 10 percent of all replies on Android and iOS — and it’s just as good in your browser. Smart Reply aims to save you time by suggesting replies to […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Mysterious Gmail bug puts skull and crossbones in your inbox

A mysterious Gmail bug is putting a skull and crossbones emoji inside users’ inboxes. Hovering over the icon displays creepy messages like “Component Spy,” “Chat Spy,” and “Data Spy” — but it’s actually totally harmless, and Google is already working to fix it. The bug affects a specific set of user accounts, and can be […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Gmail now lets you block contacts, unsubscribe from mailing lists

Google has added two awesome new features to Gmail that every email client should provide: the option to block contacts you don’t want to hear from, and the ability to instantly unsubscribe from mailing lists you no longer with to be a part of. “Sometimes you get mail from someone who’s really disruptive,” Google writes on its Gmail […]

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How to get desktop notifications for Gmail in OS X without using Mail

If you use Gmail – and let’s face it, most of us do – one of the biggest draws of using a external app, like OS X Mail, is being able to get Notifications when new emails arrive. Unfortunately, though, many email apps don’t support Gmail’s best features natively, like labeling, search, or its automatically […]

GIF-wrap your email with Giphy for Gmail

Email seems antique for modern communication, but Giphy freshens it up a bit with a new Chrome extension that makes it easy add animated GIFs to Gmail messages. Just download the free Giphy for Gmail extension extension and you’ll see… Read more ›

Here’s how to get into the Inbox by Gmail beta, no invite required

Are you interested in Inbox, Google’s innovative new attempt to “fix” email, but haven’t gotten an invitation into the beta? Good news: as long as you have a real-world friend who is already part of Inbox’s invite-only beta, you can… Read more ›

Gmail for iOS adds support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have been out for over two weeks now, and while only a few popular apps have updated to natively support the new screen resolutions, Google is updating Gmail for iOS to support the iPhone… Read more ›

Gmail finally made it easy to unsubscribe from spammers

Scrolling to the bottom of every spam email in search of that tiny “unsubscribe” link is among my least favorite Internet chores, but Google is finally making it a lot easier to never receive spammy emails from all the brands, social… Read more ›