9 February 2010

Google Buzz tries to emulate Facebook inside Gmail

…while Facebook is about to replace its inbox with a full featured Gmail clone. Blag.

[via:Media Temple]

15 August 2009

Gmail now supports sending through custom SMTP servers

This is old news at this point, but I think it’s worth noting. Your job application will no longer have that “Sent on behalf of ‘[email protected]'” stench.

[via:Smarterware]

30 July 2009

How to Avoid Gmail’s Sponsored Links/ads

“…include a sentence or two that mentions catastrophic events or tragedies […] After extensive testing I’ve discovered you need 1 catastrophic event or tragedy for every 167 words in the rest of the email.”

[via:Waxy]

2 July 2009

Gmail tips, from basic to advanced

Even if you’ve used Gmail for a long time, take a look at the black belt and master categories.

[via:43Folders]

20 November 2008

Gmail: now with themes

This was activated on my account just now and being able to select a theme with light text on a dark background is something I’ve waited for since I started using Gmail. More info about themes in Gmail is available on the development team blog.

I really hope that the Reader team will add themes to their product as well, sooner rather than later.

3 August 2008

FireGPG – easy GNU Privacy Guard for Firefox (including Gmail)

“FireGPG is a Firefox extension […] which brings an interface to encrypt, decrypt, sign or verify the signature of text in any web page using GnuPG. FireGPG adds some features to the Gmail interface, to let you use GPG’s features directly in your webmail. More webmails will probably be supported in the future.”

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