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Gmail Adds Voice Calls

Google has added voice and video chat to their web based Gmail a while back. But, this required both parties at be at their computers to be able to communicate. They had added the ability to send free SMS messages right from within Gmail too. Now, they have added the ability to call any phone […]

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Gmail Contacts Become More Useful

It really is about time. Google has completely revamped Contacts in Gmail and it is a lot more usable now. I use Google Contacts as my primary contacts source and even sync it to my iPhone. So, as you can imagine it was a little underwhelming to use Google Contacts so far. Here are the […]

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How to Enable Multiple Gmail Account Support?

Have I mentioned I love Gmail? Gmail makes up for its dull look and feel with powerful functionality to handle the email volumes of this day. But, as most Gmail users I have multiple Gmail accounts and it is a pain to switch between them. I hate to have to logout of one account and […]

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Gmail Gets Rich Text Signatures. Finally!

Finally, we can let out a huge sigh of relief. I love Gmail a lot and can’t even consider any other email service for all the features it has. For years, Gmail users have been resorting to various workarounds to get HTML signatures in Gmail. I have regularly covered different ways to achieve this in […]

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Easiest Way to Create Gmail HTML Signatures

One thing that surprises me a lot is that Gmail still hasn’t added support for HTML signatures. With everyone in a social network like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and may be even run a host of blogs, it would be very helpful to just add social icons and link to them in the email signature. For […]

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Do You Have a Gist of Social Media?

Gist is a new web application in beta that looks to help you build stronger relationships. It connects your email inbox to the web and gives business-critical information about key people and companies. Gist lets you connect your contacts from your email (Gmail, Outlook), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc and gives you valuable insights about them […]

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Free Lifetime Backup for Gmail, Flickr & Twitter

Free Lifetime Backup for Gmail, Flickr & Twitter

Backupify – No that is not an actual word. It is the name of a lifestream cloud backup service we are going to look at today. We use a lot of cloud services, social networking websites, share pictures, save interesting links online and they are all scattered everywhere in the Internet. It is not that […]

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Was My Gmail Hacked This Morning?

Was My Gmail Hacked This Morning?

I really thought that was the case when I saw a bunch of emails marked as read when I know for sure I hadn’t opened them. I was in a 3 hour meeting. My first thought was to check to see if anyone else is logged into my Gmail account elsewhere right now. You can […]

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Quick Tip: Create a Shortcut to Your Unread Gmail

Quick Tip: Create a Shortcut to Your Unread Gmail

Gmail has been the center of my online universe for the past few years. And I appreciate every little help to make me even more productive with my emails. Gmail already has a ton of features that can make you a productivity ninja. Labels, Filters, etc to name a few. You probably knew already that […]

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Quick Tip: Gmail Down? Access Gmail using iGoogle

Quick Tip: Gmail Down? Access Gmail using iGoogle

Gmail has been down, reportedly worldwide, for a tleast an hour for me now. But there is a workaround. If you have POP access or IMAP enabled accounts setup, you can still access your Gmail. It works fine. Here is a list of supported POP clients if you don’t have one. If you don’t have […]

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Gmail Gets More Netbook Friendly

Gmail Gets More Netbook Friendly

Google is definitely taking the Netbook space seriously. Netbooks are great for their portability but running Windows XP on it with limited hardware resources can be really painful. Google recognizes this and recently announced the open source Google Chrome OS aimed squarely at Netbooks. It is an extension of its Mobile OS platform – Android […]

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