Items tagged with Gmail

Successful hacking involves more than just gaining unauthorized access to a system. Once inside, malicious actors like to cover their tracks not only to prevent getting caught, but also to maximize how much data they can extract. To this end, the Iranian-backed hacker group known as Charming Kitten has been discovered... Read more...
On April 1, 2004, Google announced that it would be rolling out its e-mail service. The e-mail service was aptly named GMail. The web-driven mail client initially brought a new style of e-mail management. Developed initially by engineer Paul T. Buchheit, GMail skirted a typical e-mail norm which often built its... Read more...
At more than 20% of the worldwide market share in email servers, Gmail, Google’s e-mail service, is currently the number one provider of email on the planet according. As such, Google actually updates the system fairly frequently, and the coming months will be no different—Gmail is getting a makeover and it looks... Read more...
The Google I/O event this year brought forth a whole bunch of different Google announcements, such as changes in WearOS or the Android 12 Public Beta. While those announcements took centerstage, other handy changes were introduced to make Google’s Workspace apps more productive. Now the company has announced a handy... Read more...
Controlling where your data goes is vital in online safety and security. Unwanted data leakage and breaches are the bane of an online person’s existence, and Google is looking to make the privacy more manageable. In the next few weeks, Google will be rolling out toggle controls for Gmail's smart features and... Read more...
It has been over 16 years since Google first introduced Gmail, which remain in beta for several years. The overall Gmail experience has changed quite a bit since then (as has the web as a whole), and will continue to evolve with the times. In fact, the version of Gmail available to Android users is getting redesign... Read more...
In the rush to plug up security holes and introduce new features, it is not uncommon for Microsoft's updates to inadvertently break things. We have covered numerous instances of this over the past several weeks. Here is one more you can add to the pile—there is an apparent bug in Microsoft's Mail and Calendar app that... Read more...
Users of Gmail on Android devices may have noticed that there is an issue that prevents some from being able to empty their trash. The same flaw prevents some users from being able to empty their spam bin as well. Not all Android devices are impacted by the issue, but those who are have no "Empty trash now" or "Empty... Read more...
Google has announced a change for Gmail that will allow users to send emails as attachments. The update enables users to drag and drop the email they want to attach to their new message. Another way to attach an email to a new email thread is to select the emails with the check boxes on the left of messages and... Read more...
We are all looking to be more productive these days, but clicking through an endless number of emails and pages can definitely interrupt your workflow This past winter Google introduced dynamic emails for Gmail on the web to help users interact “dynamically” with their messages. Gmail dynamic emails are also now... Read more...
If you have a Gmail account and have had it for a long time, think about how many purchases you have made online and in stores where receipts have been sent to your email address. Google has had a tool in place inside Gmail that keeps track of all the purchases ever made with receipts that came to Gmail all in one... Read more...
Over the years Gmail has been through a lot of iterations and has gained a lot of cool features. Most recently Google updated the Gmail right-click menu to give it new functionality. Gmail updates have also removed features in the name of improving security with IFTTT integration being gutted last month. Google is... Read more...
For anyone who uses IFTTT (If This Then That), a free web-based service to create chains of simple conditional statements via applets, be aware that Gmail integration is about to be broken in a big way. Simply put, every IFTTT action and trigger for Gmail will stop working at the end of the month, save for "Send and... Read more...
Google has already given its popular Gmail service a visual and functional overhaul, having refreshed the design in April of last year. It's also steadily been adding new features, such as Smart Compose and a native offline mode. Perhaps even better, Google is adding more options to the right-click context menu in... Read more...
Google released the latest update to its popular Chrome web browser that has a notable change in feature set. This new version has a handful of improvements, but unfortunately it also removes one feature from the web browser. Starting with Chrome 72, you can no longer setup Chromecast devices using the Google... Read more...
Over the past year, Google has put considerable effort into bolstering its Gmail service on the web with new features and capabilities. For example, Gmail now utilizes machine learning techniques to help draft emails with Smart Compose, and it can remind you to follow up on emails that still need attention. That's all... Read more...
In a letter sent to US lawmakers, Google reaffirmed its policy of allowing third-party app developers to access private information belonging to Gmail users, so long as the developers are upfront about the data they are collecting. It comes with the territory of allowing third-party apps to integrate with Gmail, as... Read more...
Back in April, Google announced a redesign of the Gmail web interface along with some new features meant to provide more secure ways of sending emails. Now that users and security experts have had plenty of time to test out the new features, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is stating that Google is... Read more...
Are you concerned about who might be reading your emails? You should be, especially if you allow third-party app developers to access your Gmail account, as many of them request. A recent report highlighted the extent of which third-party app developers can access private information, prompting Google to respond with... Read more...
A new report concerning Gmail has millions of users freaked out about who (or what) is reading their emails. According to a new report posted by the Wall Street Journal this week, Google has granted permission to third-party app developers to read your emails and sometimes a lot more. This might be somewhat confusing... Read more...
Google is continually making improvements to its Gmail service, and more recently it introduced a couple of new features that many people will find handy. One of those is native offline mail support so that users don't have to rely on third-party software or any special extensions, and the other is Smart Compose, a... Read more...
Google has rolled out the long-awaited update for Gmail that users will find quite interesting. One of the main goals in the redesign was to allow users to do more without leaving their inbox. This means you can now do open photos and other attachments without having to open the email or scroll through long... Read more...
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