Gmail

  • Google has announced that Gmail will stop working on versions of Google’s Chrome browser older than v53 at the end of 2017. The announcement cited security upgrades in newer versions of the browser as a reason for not supporting versions of Chrome before version 53.  “Starting February 8, 2017, we will show a banner at the top of the Gmail interface for users who are still on...


  • Google has announced yet another new name for its suite of cloud-based office productivity and collaboration software. The product most-recently known as Google Apps for Work in now called "G Suite."  According to Google, "[the] new name ... better reflects [their] mission. The G Suite is a paid version of the tools also available to registered users of Google's...


  • Most of you know that when Google detects "spam" messages, Google flags them as "Spam," and automatically moves them into a separate Spam folder, bypassing your Inbox completely. You may have also noticed that Google displays an "exclamation point: in place of the sender's picture or avatar in the upper left-hand corner of the message as a visual flag. Now, Google...


  • For the past few months, the consumer technology press has been gushing about the new "Events from Gmail" feature that auto-recognizes events (e.g., flights, restaurant reservations, concerts) listed in incoming emails and automatically adds them to your Google Calendar. An important fact these stories left out was that the feature was only available for consumer Gmail accounts and not Google...


  • Google has made it easier for Gmail users to insert or attach photos they have taken with mobile devices into the emails they compose on their desktop or laptop computers. In order to take advantage of the feature, you must be using the Auto Backup feature of the Google+ app to automatically upload the photos you take on your device to your Google+ account. Google's new "Insert Photo...


  • Internet For Lawyers principals, Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch will present a 90 minute MCLE seminar (online) based on their American Bar Association Law Practice Division book "Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers." Monday February 3, 2014 1:00 - 2:30 pm Eastern          This CLE program on Google Gmail and Calendar will teach you, in...


  • Google has redesigned its search interface yet again - and not for the better. A little over two years ago, in an effort to unify the design of all of its products, Google added a standardized black bar across the top of all of those products. In that black bar (in easily ignored grey text) were links to some of Google’s most popular products and specialized databases. The goal was to give...


  •   Google has created a new account management tool that allows you to dictate who has access to your account if it becomes inactive - like in the event you die. The new Inactive Account Manager gives you the ability to decide what happens to your photos, emails, and documents after you stop using your account for a pre-determined length of time. You can opt to share access to your...


  •       Google provides a chart to check the status of any of its Apps. Color coded dots indicate the current status of each service. Green indicates "no issues." Yellow indicates a "service disruption." Red indicates a "service outage." Clicking a yellow or red dot takes you to a "Service Details" page that outlines the issues...


  •       Gmail plug-in Boomerang is now available as a mobile site/app. Boomerang allows you to schedule Gmail messages for delivery in the future. The annoucement was made this afternoon in a blog post by Boomerang's developer Baydin, Inc. We've been big fans of Boomerang's integration into the desktop version of the Gmail inbox. Last month, Boomerang came out of...


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