MetisMe App Review: How it brings your Gmail attachments together

MetisMe App Review: How it brings your Gmail attachments together

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…

The new Gmail inbox automatically sorts your emails
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The new Gmail inbox automatically sorts your emails

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.

Improve your productivity with Gmail’s new compose experience
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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.

Is There Life After E-mail?
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Is There Life After E-mail?

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.

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Gmail finally fixes Mark as Unread

One thing ever Gmail user loves is the conversation view. However, one painful experience with the conversation view is the "Mark as Unread" feature which used to mark the entire conversation as unread, which means that you had to figure out exactly which was the first unread post, the next time you opened up the conversation again. This has always been a painful experience especially if you have ten or more emails as part of the conversation.