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Why were Google Chrome, Gmail apps crashing for some users

23 Mar 2021

Why were Google Chrome, Gmail apps crashing for some users

Early this morning, Android users around the world reported notifications alerting them that multiple apps had stopped running. The affected apps include Gmail, multiple banking apps, and Google Pay.

Gmail, YouTube, Maps suffer major global outage; Google confirms

14 Dec 2020

Gmail, YouTube, Maps suffer major global outage; Google confirms

Some Google services appear to be back online after facing a major outage on Monday.

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

21 Sep 2020

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

After adding a bunch of new features into Gmail for personal and G Suite accounts, Google appears to be working on a facelift for the service.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

23 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

This week, both Apple and Google made major headlines in the world of tech.

#BugAlert: Gmail bug allowed sending fake emails from real accounts

21 Aug 2020

#BugAlert: Gmail bug allowed sending fake emails from real accounts

Gmail has been having a really bad time lately.

#OutageAlert: Gmail, Drive, Docs, and other services are down [Fixed]

20 Aug 2020

#OutageAlert: Gmail, Drive, Docs, and other services are down [Fixed]

A number of Google services, including Gmail and Google Docs, appear to have been affected in what looks like a major outage.

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Zoom's video-conference device, unified Gmail, and more

16 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Zoom's video-conference device, unified Gmail, and more

Along with the massive hack of high profile Twitter accounts, a lot has happened in the world of technology in the last 24 hours.

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

01 Jul 2020

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

In a major shocker, Google's primary email service Gmail has gone down for a number of users around the world.

#WeeklyRecap: Cyber attack warnings, Chrome spyware, voice tweets, and more

21 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Cyber attack warnings, Chrome spyware, voice tweets, and more

This week's technology updates were marked by major cybersecurity threats from Chinese and North Korean hackers and some really annoying bugs in Apple and Microsoft's products.

Now, you can have Google Meet calls via Gmail app

17 Jun 2020

Now, you can have Google Meet calls via Gmail app

As the need for video-conferencing continues to surge due to the coronavirus pandemic, Google is doubling down on Meet, its premium virtual meeting platform.

Google Chrome is getting several privacy-focused changes: Details here

21 May 2020

Google Chrome is getting several privacy-focused changes: Details here

A few days back, Google had announced the plan to update its browser Chrome with features like grouping tabs by topic and blocking resource-hungry ads.

Google blocks over 18 million malicious COVID-19 messages daily

17 Apr 2020

Google blocks over 18 million malicious COVID-19 messages daily

Ever since COVID-19 outbreaks began, scammers have been taking advantage of people's fears around the disease to phish them for personal/financial information.

This Gmail competitor can end your endless spam woes

08 Apr 2020

This Gmail competitor can end your endless spam woes

Edison, the company that offers the famous 'Edison Mail' app to manage multiple email services, has launched OnMail, an email service of its own.

#WeirdBug: Gmail not letting users clear out spam, trash

27 Feb 2020

#WeirdBug: Gmail not letting users clear out spam, trash

Gmail, one of the most famous email apps on the internet, has been plagued by a small, albeit highly annoying, issue.

Now, Gmail is using deep learning to block malicious attachments

26 Feb 2020

Now, Gmail is using deep learning to block malicious attachments

Google has long been warning about the dangers of malicious email attachments - a common attack vector used by hackers looking to steal your personal/financial information.

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

22 Feb 2020

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

Apple is considering giving third-party apps more weightage on its devices, allowing users the freedom to choose 'rival' apps and services as default on their iPhone, iPad or even the HomePod, according to Bloomberg.

Now, Google's AI will help you type in Docs

20 Feb 2020

Now, Google's AI will help you type in Docs

In a bid to take on the likes of Microsoft Word, Google has started deploying AI-powered Smart Compose and auto-correction capabilities in Docs, its own cloud-based word processor.

Now, you can attach multiple emails in Gmail: Here's how

10 Dec 2019

Now, you can attach multiple emails in Gmail: Here's how

After a redesigned interface, Google is adding a handy new feature into Gmail - the ability to attach multiple emails into one email.

Now, you will see web page-like 'dynamic' emails in Gmail

24 Nov 2019

Now, you will see web page-like 'dynamic' emails in Gmail

Google wants to revamp the experience of emails, and for that, it is bringing a completely new capability into Gmail - called dynamic emails.

Remember! Your boss can read your emails (on Gmail)

12 Oct 2019

Remember! Your boss can read your emails (on Gmail)

Nobody likes to be spied upon, especially when the person spying is none other than your own boss!

#HappyBirthdayGoogle: 8 fun facts you may not know about Google

27 Sep 2019

#HappyBirthdayGoogle: 8 fun facts you may not know about Google

In 1998, Google debuted as a digital dog capable of finding/retrieving stuff for internet users.

How to enable Dark Mode in Gmail for Android

12 Sep 2019

How to enable Dark Mode in Gmail for Android

After bringing dark mode into a myriad of apps, Google is finally doing the same for its own emailing service.

Gmail can stop co-workers from emailing when you're on vacation

02 Sep 2019

Gmail can stop co-workers from emailing when you're on vacation

Though nobody likes to be bombarded by work emails while sipping cocktails on a beach vacation, we all know that things like that can happen.

Now, Gmail will use AI to correct grammar, spelling mistakes

23 Aug 2019

Now, Gmail will use AI to correct grammar, spelling mistakes

Writing an email with zero errors requires a lot of effort, especially for people who are no expert in English.

Now, you can use simple gestures to switch Google accounts

19 Aug 2019

Now, you can use simple gestures to switch Google accounts

In a bid to make its services more convenient to use, Google is adding a handy new capability into its Android/iOS apps - the ability to switch accounts with gestures.

Here's how you can find your lost phone using Google

01 Aug 2019

Here's how you can find your lost phone using Google

Given our smartphones are our wallets, our e-book readers, our means of socializing, and our single point of contact, losing them can be disastrous and tracking them, all the more difficult.

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

01 Jul 2019

Who would pay $30/month for super-fast emails? Apparently, Valley's VIPs

Over the last 15 years, Gmail has evolved into an excellent email solution - free and easy to use.

Soon, you will get web page-like 'dynamic emails' in Gmail

15 Jun 2019

Soon, you will get web page-like 'dynamic emails' in Gmail

Google's popular email product, Gmail, is all set to change in a big way.

#TechBytes: How to send confidential emails on Gmail

01 Jun 2019

#TechBytes: How to send confidential emails on Gmail

Since mid-2018, Gmail has been offering a handy 'confidential mode' for sending emails.

Want to schedule email on Gmail? Here's a step-by-step guide

07 May 2019

Want to schedule email on Gmail? Here's a step-by-step guide

Just recently, Gmail, the popular emailing service from Google, received a handy new feature -scheduling.

Now, you can clear Gmail's clutter: Here's how

29 Apr 2019

Now, you can clear Gmail's clutter: Here's how

Google's Gmail emailing service offers a bunch of features but even after years of development and evolution, the product remains somewhat cluttered.

Want to schedule email on Gmail? Here's a step-by-step guide

29 Apr 2019

Want to schedule email on Gmail? Here's a step-by-step guide

Just recently, Gmail, the popular emailing service from Google, received a handy new feature -scheduling.

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

26 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.

Want to use Gmail's 'auto-writing' features? Here's the way

07 Apr 2019

Want to use Gmail's 'auto-writing' features? Here's the way

Over the last few months, Google has been improving Gmail with some rather interesting features, including a cleaner new design and some useful productivity tools.

Now, Gmail will suggest subject for your email

06 Apr 2019

Now, Gmail will suggest subject for your email

Following Inbox's departure on April 2, Google is doing everything in its power to make Gmail smarter than ever and retain the user-base of the now-dead email app.

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

01 Apr 2019

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

On April 1, 2004, Google, a search company, took a leap of faith when it launched Gmail, a free consumer-focused email service.

Now, iPhone users can manage Gmail messages with swipe actions

29 Mar 2019

Now, iPhone users can manage Gmail messages with swipe actions

Gmail, one of the most used email services in the world, is finally adding a long-awaited capability for iOS users - swipe action.

Now, enjoy web page-like interaction right inside Gmail: Here's how

28 Mar 2019

Now, enjoy web page-like interaction right inside Gmail: Here's how

With the impending departure of Inbox email service, Google is doing everything it can to overhaul the standard version of Gmail.

Google's Material theme gives Gmail fresh new look: See here

30 Jan 2019

Google's Material theme gives Gmail fresh new look: See here

Google has pushed an update giving Gmail a fresh new look.

You may not be able to use Google Hangouts soon

01 Dec 2018

You may not be able to use Google Hangouts soon

If reports are to be believed, Google is planning to shut down its Hangouts service for consumers in 2020.