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Gmail App for iOS, Now Allows Users to E-mail From Alternate Addresses

Written on March 30, 2012 by Aiken Lewis

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Google has added a new update to their Gmail mobile app for iOS . This feature allows users to send an email from alternate addresses. This new feature also lets users to confirm which address will be used when composing a reply.

This option has been available in their mobile web version for some time and now it will be available in your iPhones and iPads.

Expect to see this new option to appear in your iOS devices, over the next few days.

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Simple Methods to Manage Information Overload

Written on May 18, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Overwhelmed by the number of blogs that you have to read, the Facebook status and Tweets that your friends posts, and what your colleagues are saying on Skype? Here are some ways to manage that information overload.

Users who have been around the Web for quite some time now know how difficult it is to keep up with the sites they read, friends on Facebook or Twitter, and other productive things being done all at the same time. If you find yourself overwhelmed by these, then you’re definitely suffering from information overload. Good thing, there are ways that can help you manage this kind of situation.

First is to use a RSS Reader for your favorite site. That way, you can filter out the things that you don’t want to read and visit the specific article or topic that you’re looking for. For your social networks, find for a client or an app that can help you check and manage multiple sites at the same time. If you’re having problem with your emails, you can use mail filters and labels for it. If you’re using Gmail to manage multiple addresses, utilize its Priority Inbox feature so that only the important items get your attention.

Lastly, the Work Awesome blog suggests that you disconnect often and trim the amount of information that you absorb. Do you have other methods that can minimize information overload? Share it here at GADG by leaving a comment.


Google Glitch: 150,000 Gmail Accounts Disabled

Written on March 01, 2011 by Charles Bass

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What happened Google?

Yesterday, a massive glitch on 150,000 Gmail accounts took place. Apparently, these accounts got disabled. Account users were devastated to know that all their emails, attachments and chat logs were gone.

Google explained that “less than 0.08%” of Gmail accounts were affected by the “bug” which completely reset the accounts.

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Gmail’s Android App Gets a Froyo Facelift

Written on September 22, 2010 by Adam Eve

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Though Gmail's Android seems like trying, the make over seems to be a great improvement. Do you already got your new Gmail Android App already?

The Gmail Android App has gotten a whole new make over for devices running on Froyo OS. Gmail’s new version for Android provides users more access to content such as quoted text, replies and threaded messages. In addition to that, the latest Gmail feature – Priority Inbox – is also supported on Froyo-enabled devices. Owners of Froyo hand-held devices can also add shortcut to “Important” on their phone’s home screen. Other than Gmail features, there are also some improvements on user interface. The bar featuring the most important actions, for instance, sticks to the top of the screen no matter how down low you scroll.

When it comes to mobile experience, Gmail was significantly inferior in the recent past. However, this Gmail’s Android App iteration might make it a much more efficient and productive application.

If you’re using a Froyo device, get the new and free Gmail Android App from the Android Market, and don’t forget to comment on your mobile experience below.

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Google Enables Phone Calls on Gmail

Written on August 25, 2010 by R. Cruise

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Skype and other Web-based VOIP programs has a new competitor in the name of Gmail Inbox voice calls.

Google is currently testing a Web-based service inside the Gmail Inbox that will permit users to make phone calls straight from their accounts. Look into your Google Chat window on the lower left-hand corner and you can now either place or receive calls from the people on your contacts. The UI of this new feature is similar to Google Voice.

For quite some time now, Google has been making efforts to make voice communication work. Years ago, Google Talk was launched which transcribes voice mails and provide users with a single phone number which can make calls to several phone units.

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