AfterDawn: Tech news

Gmail

Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
The new Google Chrome released early in September brought a few important changes, one of which was the updated user interface and look. ...... 26 Sep 2018
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google is set to discontinue its Inbox app just four years after it launched to test new features for e-mail. Inbox brought about new features ...... 13 Sep 2018
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
In several European countries, Google has recently raised its minimum age limit to 16 years. This means that minors under 16 cannot create new ...... 25 Jul 2018
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google has introduced its email service, Gmail, one of the services largest updates ever. Gmail's UI and feature set has been fairly stagnant ...... 26 Apr 2018
Gmail getting a revamp with a new interface, features from Inbox
Gmail getting a revamp with a new interface, features from Inbox
Google is planning to do a fairly meaningful user interface revamp to its beloved email service, Gmail, according to a leak by Android Authority. ...... 12 Apr 2018 - 2 comments
Google changes the concept of email with its AMP for Email project
Google changes the concept of email with its AMP for Email project
Google plans to dramatically change the way email and your inbox works. With its AMP for Email project, Google is making email messages interactive, ...... 14 Feb 2018
Gmail will no longer scan e-mails to target ads
Gmail will no longer scan e-mails to target ads
Google's Gmail service will stop the controversial practice of scanning through e-mail contents in order to deliver personalized ads, according to the firm. ...... 25 Jun 2017 - 1 comment
Google's e-mail scanning settlement rejected by judge
Google's e-mail scanning settlement rejected by judge
A federal judge has rejected a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Google over the scanning of e-mails. Google serves ads ...... 16 Mar 2017 - 1 comment
Gmail bumps attachment limit to 50MB
Gmail bumps attachment limit to 50MB
Google has bumped the size limit for attachments Gmail users can receive to 50MB from 25MB. From today, users will be able to receive e-mails ...... 02 Mar 2017
Second 'Fappening' hacker pleads guilty
Second 'Fappening' hacker pleads guilty
A second hacker has pled guilty to violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for his role in the "Fappening" celebrity nude picture leaks. ...... 06 Jul 2016
Gmail for Android adds Microsoft Exchange support
Gmail for Android adds Microsoft Exchange support
Google has updated Gmail for Android to add support for Microsoft Exchange. Previously, only Google Nexus owners had the Exchange support ...... 28 Apr 2016
Google introduces 'Gmailify' to add Gmail features to email addresses from other providers
Google introduces 'Gmailify' to add Gmail features to email addresses from other providers
Google has introduced 'Gmailify' this week, giving users the "best of Gmail, without a @gmail address." The company had previously allowed ...... 19 Feb 2016
Everyone should now have Google's new Gmail update packed with themes, emojis
Everyone should now have Google's new Gmail update packed with themes, emojis
Earlier this week, Google announced that Gmail would be getting hundreds of new themes, emojis and background image choices and as of writing ...... 06 Jul 2015
Google working on new Gmail feature to allow payments right from email
Google working on new Gmail feature to allow payments right from email
Google is reportedly working on 'Pony Express,' a new feature for Gmail that will allow users to receive and pay their bills without leaving ...... 25 Mar 2015 - 3 comments
Google beefs up GMail security by blocking unsafe extensions
Google beefs up GMail security by blocking unsafe extensions
Google has made further improvements to the security of your GMail contents by blocking "bad" extensions from loading unsafe code. Specifically, ...... 17 Dec 2014
Russian hacker releases 5 million old Gmail accounts and passwords
Russian hacker releases 5 million old Gmail accounts and passwords
Russian hacker 'tvskit' has released 4.93 million Gmail email addresses and passwords on the popular Russian Bitcoin forum BTSec, although the ...... 10 Sep 2014
Google to secure e-mail with End-to-End encryption extension for Chrome
Google to secure e-mail with End-to-End encryption extension for Chrome
Google is expanding its efforts to secure e-mail in transit from snooping by working on an end-to-end encryption extension for Chrome, and adding ...... 04 Jun 2014
Happy Birthday GMail! Google's mail service turns 10
Happy Birthday GMail! Google's mail service turns 10
It has been ten years since Google opened up its shiny new e-mail service to the public, but only if you had an invite from an existing user. ...... 02 Apr 2014
Gmail for iOS app updated to be faster, support background refresh
Gmail for iOS app updated to be faster, support background refresh
While Google has been actively updating their services and apps for iOS devices, it is undoubtedly true that some of their apps just do not ...... 06 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Google now allowing users to download copies of their Gmail, Calendar data
Google now allowing users to download copies of their Gmail, Calendar data
Google has announced news that should make plenty of users happy; the ability to download a copy of your Gmail and Google Calendar data. ...... 06 Dec 2013
Microsoft targets Google again over Gmail privacy
Microsoft targets Google again over Gmail privacy
Microsoft is back attacking Google services again, with a new webpage and PDF that shows how Google uses content from e-mails to deliver ads. ...... 05 Nov 2013 - 3 comments
Gmail for Android brings back delete button
Gmail for Android brings back delete button
Google has listened to the significant outcry from its Android users and returned the easy access delete button to their native Gmail app. ...... 30 Jun 2013
Experimental: Google Search now allows Gmail contact info to be added to search results
Experimental: Google Search now allows Gmail contact info to be added to search results
If you are a Google early adopter and have signed up for their experimental "field trials," a new feature has been added. Gmail contact info ...... 30 Jun 2013
VIDEO: Send money through Gmail attachments with Google Wallet
VIDEO: Send money through Gmail attachments with Google Wallet
Google is making it possible for U.S. users over the age of 18 to send money as an attachment in Gmail with Google Wallet integration. It's ...... 15 May 2013 - 1 comment
Google shares 15GB free storage between Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos
Google shares 15GB free storage between Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos
Google has decided to pool the free storage you get with Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Photos, amounting to 15GB you can use for anything. ...... 13 May 2013 - 1 comment
Introducing Gmail Blue
Introducing Gmail Blue
Reads Google's latest blog post: Gmail launched nine years ago on April 1st, 2004. Since then you've been able to use hundreds of new features ...... 01 Apr 2013 - 7 comments
Microsoft begins migrating users away from Hotmail and towards Outlook
Microsoft begins migrating users away from Hotmail and towards Outlook
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that its new web-based email service Outlook had moved out of beta. The service will replace Hotmail/Live, ...... 19 Feb 2013 - 6 comments
Myanmar: We did not hack reporter's emails
Myanmar: We did not hack reporter's emails
The government of Myanmar denied today that they were behind attempts on hacking emails of journalists around the world. Google had warned ...... 12 Feb 2013
Microsoft attacks Gmail in new Scroogled video
Microsoft attacks Gmail in new Scroogled video
Are you getting...SCROOGLED???? Microsoft is attacking Google's GMail service in a new video and pile of information on its SCROOGLED website. ...... 08 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Google extends free Gmail domestic calls, again
Google extends free Gmail domestic calls, again
Just like they did last year, Google has announced it will extend free Gmail voice domestic calls. The extension, which will also be for ...... 27 Dec 2012 - 7 comments
Google: No native Gmail or Drive apps for Windows 8, WP8
Google: No native Gmail or Drive apps for Windows 8, WP8
The search giant sees no interest. Google Apps product management director Clay Bavor has noted today that the company has no plans to develop ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 10 comments
Gmail users can now send attachments up to 10GB
Gmail users can now send attachments up to 10GB
Google has announced today that Gmail Drive has been integrated into Gmail, allowing for larger attachments. The new integration allows for ...... 28 Nov 2012 - 13 comments
Gmail now the biggest email service in the world
Gmail now the biggest email service in the world
Gmail has finally surpassed Hotmail to become the most popular email service in the world. According to ComScore, Gmail just took the lead, ...... 06 Nov 2012 - 4 comments
Iran blocks access to Google, Gmail
Iran blocks access to Google, Gmail
Iran will block access to Google and Gmail in the nation, a strong reaction to YouTube's refusal to take down the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims." ...... 24 Sep 2012 - 7 comments
Gmail video chat gets Hangouts
Gmail video chat gets Hangouts
Google has announced today that Gmail's video chat system will be upgraded and rehauled. The new update will bring Google+ Hangouts, a popular ...... 30 Jul 2012
   Older entries  

Latest user comments

News archive