This is a guest post by the MetisMe team. Statistics reflect that over 6 billion email attachments are exchanged every day across the globe, and on an average working day, an individual spends almost 30% of his working hours dealing with emails. This includes sorting emails, finding email attachments, organizing and managing them, and sharing… Continue reading MetisMe App Review: How it brings your Gmail attachments together
In light of the bulk surveillance issues that have found their way across the web, the Free Software Foundation has launched a guide to help secure your email communication. The guide recommends free software tools like GnuPG and Enigmail to secure your email. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection, an email… Continue reading Email Self-Defense – Secure your email in 30 minutes!
Gmail today unveiled a new inbox view that brings back control to email. The new Gmail inbox will automatically sort your emails based on who you receive them from and all are easily accessible by a familiar tabbed interface. Your key emails will automatically show up in Primary and serves as the default inbox that you can access either from you desktop, Andoird or iOS mobile app.
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.
Though high school kids may struggle to remember a time before rapid-fire online communication, those of us who've made it beyond puberty can recall the not-so-distant past before social networks and smartphones. We remember sending an email to a friend and knowing it might be hours before that friend saw it in his or her inbox. We remember using instant messengers as our primary real-time communicators, simple tools for virtual chatting that seemed high-tech at the time.
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.