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Gmail 2.0 for iOS rolls out

I could be mistaken, but I have a feeling that Ghacks readers have a rather distinct Android leaning. However, to be fair, the competition certainly has it's fans, and with good reason. […]

Gmail for Android Moves to 4.2, adds more features

Gmail, along with other Google services, is a core part of the company's Android operating system for phones and tablets. Today the popular email service got a much needed update with a […]

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Gmail: sending large files using Google Drive

Mail servers may reject emails that cross a certain size threshold due to mail attachments that are included in the email. The threshold is usually in the 20 Megabyte region but it […]

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How to make sure Gmail emails never land in spam

Google has spam mostly under control on Gmail, and most users of the email service have to deal with spam only rarely when they use it. You may however run into situations […]

Gmail advanced search parameters

Google's email service Gmail, or Google Mail, supports a variety of advanced search parameters which have not been documented that well until now. Recently it became known for instance that emails can […]

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Filter Gmail email messages by size

If you need to find large attachments on Gmail quickly, you have a few options at your disposal. You can for instance use the Find Big Email service which automatically goes through […]

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Google modifies compose in Gmail

Google a few minutes ago announced a change affecting their popular email service Gmail. The change affects how you compose emails when you use the interface on the Google Mail website. Previously, […]

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Gmail addon to share files from, send files to SkyDrive

Microsoft in preparation of the Windows 8 launch has evaluated all of its products to sort out some and focus on others. One of the products that the company has moved into […]

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Gmail: advanced search autocomplete predictions and three labs graduations

If you are accessing your Gmail account in a web browser you have probably noticed that Google has been busy lately adding new features to its Google Mail service. It was just […]

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How to recover deleted Gmail messages

Things can go wrong when you are working with a computer or relying on a set of data, and it does not necessarily have to be your fault to begin with. Emails […]

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How to migrate your email from to

Microsoft launched the new mail interface on the last day of July 2012 with the intention to replace its traditional email service Hotmail with the new service eventually. Hotmail users currently […]

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Shortcuts for Gmail: Learn Gmail hotkeys on the fly in Chrome

Remember KeyRocket? A free for personal use application for Windows that is helping you learn keyboard shortcuts while you use supported programs such as Microsoft Office or Windows Explorer. The developer team […]

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Google replaces Gmail video chat with Google+ Hangouts

It is becoming apparent that Google is pushing its Google+ networking service with all of its might into the market. I'm not saying that Google+ is a bad service, or that it […]

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Why I prefer desktop email clients over web-based services

With Mozilla's announcement that the company would put Thunderbird development on a backburner to concentrate on Firefox OS and other projects that it has identified as "pursue-worthy", came two user reactions. The […]

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How to add a custom photo background to Gmail

Gmail back in 2008 launched a themes engine that allowed users of the service's web client to change the black and white design of the site to something that at times looked […]

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How To Use Gmails Email Translate Feature

Automatic email translations have been available on Google Mail for some time as parts of Gmail Labs. Users who have activated the feature in their account, were able to make use of […]

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Google Drive Launches With 5 Gigabytes Of Free Storage

Google's file hosting and synchronization service Google Drive is here, at least for some users as the service seems to be rolling out gradually right now. The Google Drive homepage is live, […]

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Gmail Reports Why Mails Have Been Rated As Spam

Like many other email providers, Gmail is using anti-spam technologies to filter out spam messages automatically. These spam messages are then moved into the spam folder, and not into the mail inbox. […]

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Which Email Provider Offers The Best Spam Protection? Study Suggests Hotmail Is

Spam is one of those things that you never can get rid of completely, it seems. Email providers like Hotmail, Google Mail or Yahoo Mail are battling on the spam front ever […]

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Microsoft's Guide For Gmail Users To Switch To Hotmail

Google recently revealed the plan to merge the privacy policies and terms of service for most of the company's products. This move gives all Google services direct access to all user data. […]

Google Retires Knol, Wave, Friend Connect, Gears

Larry Page, the new CEO of Google, continues to retire Google services (check out Google retires Google Buzz for additional information about previous retirement waves). This time a set of not overly-popular […]

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New Gmail Interface Leaks in Video

Google accidentally (or maybe not) published a video on the company's official YouTube video channel that introduced the new Gmail interface. The video has been set to private shortly thereafter but viewers […]

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How To Enable, Disable Google Chat History

If you have a Google account you can chat with your contacts, for instance over on the Gmail homepage. This web based chat works pretty much like a standard instant messenger chat. […]

Rapportive, Richer Contact Profiles For Gmail

When you read or reply to emails on Google's mail service Gmail, you see the email addresses and contact names of the recipients and senders. But that's it. Sometimes you may want […]

Migrate Your Email Between Providers

Update: TrueSwitch has shut down as of May 15, 2013. Several email providers provide you with options nowadays to migrate an email account to them. This is for instance the case for […]

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Pokki, Apps, Services, Features In Your Windows Taskbar

I held back on reviewing Pokki for a long time. That was probably not the best of ideas considering that it is one of those rare gems that you stumble upon from […]


Google Mail Preview Pane

I have to admit that I barely use the Google Mail web interface, as I'm handling all emails in the Thunderbird desktop email client. Sometimes however I have to open the Gmail […]

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Call Phones From Gmail

Google back in 2010 introduced a call phones from Gmail feature in the United States which allowed Google Mail users to use their computer's microphone and speakers to make calls for free […]

Microsoft introduces us to the Gmail man

It's very common for the major technology companies to release video adverts for their products that deride or poke fun at the competition, probably the best example of these are Apple's excellent parodies […]

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Review Mail Forwarding, Delegation On Gmail

I remember reading about attackers a while ago that broke into Gmail accounts of webmasters. Instead of doing all kinds of things there they simply added mail forwarding filters to the account. […]

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Track any email to its Original Location by Finding the Email IP Address

Millions of emails fly through cyberspace daily, and as is the case for many users, it can be useful to identify the location that the e-mail originated from. Sometimes it is best […]


Stunnel - How to use Gmail With Older Software

With over 200 million users, Google Mail, or Gmail, is one of the most used email systems in the world today. Even companies are getting in on the act by moving their […]

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Gmail Adds Detailed Sender Information To Improve Security

When I was working in tech support for a large German financial corporation I regularly had to deal with support requests by customers who received phishing emails. It took a lot to […]

Google Drops Support For Old Browsers

Web companies like Google, WordPress or Facebook are suddenly realizing that old web browsers may have a serious impact on the support they offer. While everyone applauds the companies for dropping support […]

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Google Mail, How To Fix Gmail Attachment Failed Errors

Gmail, like any other modern email service, supports file attachments that are then send with the email to the recipient of the email. File attachments need to be uploaded and match certain […]

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How To Send An Executable File Via Gmail

Up until today I have never tried to send an executable file via Google's email service. When I tried that today, it looked at first as if it was not a problem. […]

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Gmail Background Send

One of the annoying aspects of web mail accounts is that you cannot navigate away from a page after you have initiated an action. This includes uploading larger attachments or sending emails. […]

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Find Big Emails on Gmail

Roman messaged me yesterday about a problem one of his friend's was experiencing. His friend's Gmail account was more or less at the storage size limit which meant that the friend either […]

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Google Mail: Manual Option To Add Contacts

I have more than 1000 contacts in Google Mail, all people that I know and hold dear. Just kidding. Everyone, and I mean every single person who send you an email in […]

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Use MailStore To Backup Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Emails

Cloud based email is great. Providers such as Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo Mail offer web access to their email services that allow users to access their emails from everywhere, provided that they […]



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