Google’s Takeout feature isn’t quite what it sounds like, but it’s still useful (albeit less delicious). This service allows you to download all your data from a specific Google service to keep for yourself. Google is now expanding this feature to Gmail and Google Calendar. The Calendar Takeout is available to users right now; Gmail ... Read More »
The recent Gmail update really improved the app, adding a much better aesthetic and burying a few features in menus, creating a sleeker interface. It was a big improvement for the most part, and Google has returned to make it even better. While the new Gmail update that’s currently going out to Android 4.0+ users ... Read More »
Google recently pushed out a major update to Gmail and people had mixed feelings on the design. But one of the most confusing aspects was the sudden disappearance of the delete button in the quick-access bar. Even I was confused when I went ... Read More »
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Email is a blessing and a curse; it has completely changed the way we communicate, but it can be incredibly overwhelming. Email fatigue is very real, and it can be crippling to productivity. With some people getting tens to hundreds of emails a day, all lumped into one box, it can be hard to stay ... Read More »
Google has released some really killer services over the last several years, and some real flops too. Unfortunately, Google Wallet falls into the latter of those categories. Wallet hasn’t grown in quite the way Google would have liked, for a number of reasons, but Google isn’t giving up yet.
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When Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was first detailed, notification actions were one of the best new features. Depending on the app, certain actions could be performed right from the notification window, without ever having to open the app. Surprisingly, the stock Gmail was missing notification actions up until an update released today.
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Want a preview of the next version of Gmail for Android? Ron Amadeo of Android Police obtained a leaked copy of Gmail 4.2 and he put it through the paces to discover several surprises. New features include pinch-to-zoom and the ability to archive or delete emails by swiping them off the screen. Hit ... Read More »
If you happen to own one of the many Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablets, you’re likely (not-so) patiently awaiting the Android 4.0 upgrade to hit your device. Some tablets have already been given the upgrade, but many more are left with Honeycomb, with nary an update in sight.
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Android Police was handed a couple awesome screenshots over the weekend of some widget improvements rumored to be in the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich update. A few of the core Android system widgets (namely Gmail, Email and Calendar) are getting significantly redesigned widgets, inspired by those found in Honeycomb.
Anyone remember the HTC Merge? It turns out that Cellular South is planning on launching the Android 2.2 handset next month for an undisclosed sum. The HTC Merge is essentially a twin to Sprint’s HTC EVO Shift 4G with HTC Sense and a pretty decent slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The one thing that will really stands ... Read More »