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New 'Experiments' Gmail feature discovered in Android 4.0.3

The Android 4.0.3 update for the Asus Transformer Prime brought with it some improvements to the Google Apps. However small any changes may be, nestled among them the Gmail application has received an interesting new feature menu known as "Experiments." Experiments at the moment consists of a...
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Phil's most-used Android apps of 2011

We go through a lot of Applications here at Android Central. Some are good. Some ... not so good. Some are awesome, but I don't need them. Here's a look at the apps that get me through the day, whether it's at home or on the road. 1. Twitter - Switching from Seesmic to Tweetdeck I used to be a...
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Google being sued by BT over alleged patent infringements

The Android world is no stranger to lawsuits, but the latest one coming from British Telecom goes right to the top. It's suing Google in the U.S. over claims that six of its  patents have been infringed on by technology found in Android, from the system itself through to Google+, Maps, Docs, Gmail...
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Google deprecating its BlackBerry Gmail app

Want a real Gmail app? A man's Gmail app? Not like you were ever really going to find one on a BlackBerry, but what those poor clunkers did have is going the way of the dinosaur, as Google's decided to deprecate its BB app. Starting Nov. 22, support ends, and our CrackBerry cousins will be...
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iOS finally gets a native gmail app, but is it as good as Android's?

Rut ro, Raggy. The iOS -- and therefore the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch -- just got itself a native Gmail app, straight from Google itself.  That means proper Gmail on iOS, in its own application, and not though the iOS mail app with IMAP. Guess that means the end of Android, right? Not so much....
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Jolicloud aiming to bring all your cloud services under one Android application

Gmail, Flickr, Dropbox, Picasa, are all massively popular cloud services, but all requiring their own applications to allow you to access your data. This is where Jolicloud, the portable desktop steps in, as they aim to bring their communal cloud access platform to the mobile space.  For anyone...
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Gmail is down. GMAIL IS DOWN! Update: Gmail is up. UP WE SAY!

Everybody go outside or something. Update: Looks like it's back. That was a rough five minutes there, though. Hope everybody's OK. Image source: Anonymonk on Flickr
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Gmail update brings custom notifications, better sync for battery life, picture options, new actions

Better syncing, better notification options lead the way Gmail's just gotten itself a beautiful little update, and the changes are some we've been wanting for some time. In handy bullet form, the changes are: You can choose which mail to sync to help save on battery life. Have a bunch of labels?...
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Android Quick App: GMail Label Notifier

 For someone who uses labels so extensively in Gmail, I'm not quite sure how I lasted this long without this app. I was one of those compulsive manual refreshers, spamming my refresh button when I was out and knew a label was expecting mail. It seems those days are now behind me, thanks to GMail...

Android Quick App: Enhanced Email

For corporate users, or anyone without a Gmail account, really, Android's stock e-mail client can leave something to be desired. If you're looking for an e-mail app that can offer multiple Exchange accounts and sync IMAP/POP3 accounts simultaneously, I suggest Enhanced Email.Enhanced Email is an...

Gmail Motion makes sending angry e-mails even more fun

Youtube link for mobile viewingCan't wait to send my first rager to the staff. But what will jazz hands get you? [Gmail Motion]Update: And the boys and girls at Google Voice are at it as well. Not as in-depth, but still entertaining. By the way: This is the one and only April Fools story you'll...

Gmail for Android back in market

Yesterday we saw the Gmail for Android application receive an update, only to be pulled shortly after from the market due to some stability issues. Lucky for us Google understands that we love the Gmail application, and updates are always warmly welcomed, when they work. Today they have released...

Gmail update crashes prompt pulling from Android market

We've had a couple reports of the latest Gmail update no longer appearing in the Market, and now we have a reason why.  It seems that users who were still using a 2.2 version of Gmail and updated to the latest version had some stability issues.  Users who updated from a 2.3.x version are unaffected...

Minor Gmail update hits the Market, improves labels, copy/paste in Gingerbead

  A minor update to Android's Gmail app has hit the Market that fixes custom labels and improves copy/paste in Gingerbread. If you have custom labels in Gmail with custom colors, they wouldn't properly sync. With this update, that should be fixed. Also updated is the ability to long-press to copy...

Gmail 2.3.2 changes [video]

The changes that came along with the latest update to the Gmail app are pretty substantial.  Google seems to have listened to the users, and gave us the two things we've been whining asking about the most -- decent priority inbox support, and sending from another address.  And they managed to pull...

Gmail app updated with better reply, priority inbox features

Google has updated the Gmail application to version 2.3.2, and with it comes some often requested features.  Android phones running Froyo or higher can and should grab the update, the new features look awesome:Better support for priority inboxSend from any address you have set up in your...

Gmail not syncing? You're not alone

We were kicking this around last night, but it's not going away. A number of you -- and us -- are having problems with getting gmail to properly sync with our phones. Obviously, that's bad. The good news is that Google's on the case, saying "We're currently looking into this issue, and I'll report...

Gmail update in the Android Market, brings priority inbox to mobile

Gmail just got an update to add some of those cool UI improvements -- and it's been moved into the Android Market. This means that from now on, you won’t have to wait for system updates to get Google’s latest and greatest e-mail client. You will find some pretty cool improvements in this...

Froyo update brings Gmail bug to many

If you recently received your Froyo OTA, you may want to check to see if you're affected by a nasty little bug in the Gmail application by which any secondary accounts don't sync automatically.  Users of the Nexus One, HTC Desire, Droid Incredible, Sprint Evo 4G, and Droid 2 seem to be equally...

Newest Google apps bring welcome changes to Gmail

As is usually the case, a major update to one of Google's applications brings out a new version of what's popularly known as "Gapps or Gbits" -- a collection of all of Google's closed source applications for Android.  Updating the voice search application to include voice actions brings them out...

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