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Gmail Can Be Successfully Hacked 92 Percent of the Time, According to Researchers

Gmail Can Be Successfully Hacked 92 Percent of the Time, According to Researchers

Researchers at the University of California Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the University of Michigan have identified a weakness they believe to exist across Android, Windows, and iOS operating systems that could allow malicious apps to obtain personal information. Although it was tested only on an Android ...

Google is Building a Safer Web for Kids Younger Than 13

Google is Building a Safer Web for Kids Younger Than 13

Children under the age of 13 are a massive and relatively untapped market for internet companies due to federal privacy laws, but now Google is ready to risk those treacherous legal waters in order to sign them up. According to the Information (subscription required), Google is preparing features like a kid-safe version of ...

myMail (Android, iOS) is the World’s Most Popular Third-Party Email App

myMail (Android, iOS) is the World’s Most Popular Third-Party Email App

myMail announced on Wednesday that it is now the most-downloaded 'alternative email app' in the world. Having passed other apps including Mailbox and CloudMagic, myMail is the third-most-downloaded email app among all apps, trailing behind only Gmail and Yahoo Mail. myMail, which launched in November 2013, lets you ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 12, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 12, 2014

If you have a Gmail address, did you know that you can tweak it in a few ways to make your life easier and your inbox less cluttered? Gmail lets you add periods anywhere in the front part of your email address, or a plus sign with an extra word, and the email will still make it to your inbox. shellypalmer@gmail.com ...

Gmail Just Made the ‘Unsubscribe’ Button a Lot Easier to Find

Gmail Just Made the ‘Unsubscribe’ Button a Lot Easier to Find

Google on Wednesday released a neat feature for those who like to reduce the number of emails they receive. In short, Gmail will now surface the Unsubscribe link in certain emails to the top, beside the sender’s email address. This doesn’t work for all types of email. Naturally, it only works for those that include an ...

How to Make the Most Out of Your Gmail Addresses

How to Make the Most Out of Your Gmail Addresses

One trick you may or may not have picked up about Gmail is that you can add in periods anywhere in the front part of your address and it makes no difference whatsoever: john.smith@gmail.com works just the same as johnsmith@gmail.com. What's more, you can add a plus sign and any word before the @ sign (e.g. ...

Google Launches New End-to-End Encryption Tool for Emails

Google Launches New End-to-End Encryption Tool for Emails

Google is taking another step towards an internet that can stand up to snooping from the NSA. On Tuesday, the company released the source code for a new web browser plugin that encrypts your email messages before they’re sent across the net. Dubbed End-to-End, the plugin aims to prevent interlopers from reading messages ...

Google’s Calendar Invitation Feature is Leaving Gmail in July

Google’s Calendar Invitation Feature is Leaving Gmail in July

Google is planning to retire the option which allows users to insert calendar invites directly within emails. Spotted by the Google Operating System fan site, and confirmed by Gmail community managers, the option will be removed in July. As of now, if you choose to insert a calendar invite within an email, you’ll get a ...

Google Now Can Remind You When It’s Time to Pay Your Bills

Google Now Can Remind You When It’s Time to Pay Your Bills

As predicted back in March based on an APK teardown, Google Now has received bill reminder integration via your Gmail account. The level of detail for some billers seems fairly basic at the moment: Google Now identifies emails in your Gmail account as bills, and a card will show up with the name of the biller, the amount ...

Google is Testing a Radically Overhauled Gmail Web Interface

Google is Testing a Radically Overhauled Gmail Web Interface

Google’s products are constantly tested behind the scenes for potential new features, and since Gmail is just about as high as you can get on that list it makes sense that there’s no shortage of potential updates being explored at any given time. Recently we explored a series of new features for the mobile Gmail client, ...