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3 free Android games to keep you busy this weekend

It’s that time of the week again where most of us have some time to kill. This post will will look at five of the latest trending games available for free. Together these games give you hours of playing time that can easily eat up this weekend as well as the next!

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Gmail Search by size

Search for attachments in Gmail by size

Gmail’s advanced search feature is extremely powerful. I usually use this for for searching for emails from recipients or with certain labels. Today, Gmail rolled out a new feature on searching through your emails.

Nexus 7

7 free Mail apps for your Google Nexus 7

I bought the Nexus 7 (32Gb) last week when Google released the new model. At £299, it is perfectly priced and you receive a powerful tablet power by Google and Android. This is my first Android based devices and I spent a good portion of my weekend exploring the tablet and the Play store.

Gmail new compose feature

Improve your productivity with Gmail’s new compose experience

Composing emails in a desktop client like Thunderbird or Postbox allows you switch back and forth between windows easily. Look up your other emails for reference or just let the Compose window sit in the background while you check new mail. By contrast most web-based clients don’t give you this flexibility and Gmail hopes to remedy that with the new compose feature.

Gmail App

Send email from multiple addresses using Gmail for iOS

Your iPod and iPad comes inbuilt with Apple’s mail program which allows you to configure your email accounts including Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc. However, if you’re an exclusive Gmail user or is your main email account, like many people I know, you might want to consider the official Gmail app from Google. The latest version of the app includes: Notification Center support with Banners, alerts and lock screen notification options “Send-as”: Alternate sender support, if configured within Gmail Persistent logins so that you don’t need to keep logging in at very frequent intervals For those who have Gmail as their main email account, a good idea is to configure Gmail to allow you to fetch email from your other accounts and / or send email from a different address.

Custom themes in Gmail

How to create a custom theme in Gmail

Gmail introduced themes back in 2008. Since then there have been several enhancements including the addition of HD images. Taking this yet another step further, Google announced that you can now create custom themes in Gmail.