Update rolling out now adds AI powered notifications to Gmail for iOS

Tired of getting bombarded with notifications on your phone? If so, you’ll be happy to hear about a new feature rolling out now to the Gmail app for iOS. Thanks to the use of AI, the app figures out which new emails are very, very important to you and with the proper settings enabled, only those high priority missives will earn a push notification on your iPhone screen. Once again, Google has decided to offer this new feature first to iOS users, while those sporting an Android flavored device will receive it soon.
If you own an iOS device, the new feature should be …


Gmail gains new gestures on Android in the latest update

Google recently pushed out a new update for the Android version of Gmail. The update brings a couple of new features and improvements meant to further enhance the app’s functionality while on the move.

The first change that you’ll only notice if you head to General settings / Swipe actions is the addition of new gestures. You’ll now be able to swipe right or left on an email, but you’ll have to enable these actions from the new Swipe actions menu.

There are different actions that you can set your swipe gestures to do, such as Archive, Delete, Mark as read/unread, Move to, Snooze, …

Google promises to bring iPhone X support for Inbox by Gmail soon

Using Inbox by Gmail on an iPhone X could prove to be quite a nightmare since the application does not feature support for Apple’s newest flagship. Unfortunately, Google has been focusing its attention on other apps with larger audiences like Gmail and Calendar, so Inbox by Gmail hasn’t been updated with iPhone X support.

However, that’s about to change if we are to believe the newest information provided by Wall Street Journal tech columnist David Pierce. According to him, Google plans to update Inbox by Gmail with iPhone X support soon, although we don’t how soon that might be.

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Gmail snooze feature starts appearing on the Android app

Good news today for Gmail users who employ the Android app. Google has started rolling out the snooze feature. If you’re not familiar with how this works, and what it does, Snooze allows you to set a time and date for an email to be “re-delivered” to your Gmail in-box. The app will recommend certain snooze settings, or you can customize the time and date for the email’s reappearance.

The email that you snooze will disappear from your in-box until the snooze period is over. To use Gmail snooze on your Android app, tap the overflow menu and click on snooze. You will then see a box with recommended …

Dropbox announces integrations with Google's Hangouts, Gmail and Drive apps

Dropbox will soon feature integration with some of the most important Google services, the company announced recently. Dropbox plans to develop a range of cross-platform integrations in collaboration with Google Cloud, which is meant to connect G Suite tools and content with the global platform.

According to Dropbox, these integrations will be available to all its users when they will go live. But what exactly does this mean for those of us who are using Dropbox on a daily basis? The improvements are consistent and will go as far as to allow users to create, open, and edit Google Docs, Sheets, …

Google releases lighter version of Gmail in the Play Store

For all those Android users who are struggling every time they have to check their email or messages due to low-performance devices, Google is launching lightweight apps that require fewer resources.

Up until now, Google release YouTube, Assistant and Gboard for Android smartphones that pack less than 1GB RAM. The latest app to get the lightweight treatment is Gmail, which has just been released in the Google Play Store.

According to Google, “the Gmail you love” has just got lighter and just as fast. Although the app is meant to run faster and eat less resources, Gmail Go probably …

Google turns phone numbers, contacts and addresses in Gmail and Inbox into clickable links

Most email clients for Android and iOS allow users to copy/paste contacts, addresses and phone numbers from other apps like Messenger and WhatsApp. Gmail and Inbox are no exceptions, as Google added these features since their release.

However, the Mountain View company announced today that it has improved on that feature to save Gmail and Inbox users a lot of time by skipping the whole copy/paste procedure.

Starting today, Gmail and Inbox by Gmail, on both the Android and iOS platforms, will convert text into hyperlinks whenever they detect phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses …

Microsoft updates Outlook for Android with add-ins, Gmail will soon get the same treatment

Microsoft launched add-ins for Outlook on iOS early this year but promised to provide the same features on the rival platform. Well, today is the day that Outlook users on Android get to benefit from the same functionality.

The Redmond-based company is now rolling out add-ins to Outlook on Android users with Outlook.com and Office 365 commercial email accounts. On top of the that, Microsoft announced that it will bring add-ins to Gmail users on both Android and iOS platforms.

Aside from the add-ins that made their debut on iOS such as Evernote, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Translator, …

Gmail for iOS now features phishing warnings

Gmail for iOS will now alert users whenever a link appears that seems, well, suspicious. The suspicious link warning will come in the form of a box that states how the link leads to an untrusted site. Another warning from Google provides the perfect definition of a phishing scheme and says, “The site you are trying to open has been identified as a forgery designed to trick you into disclosing financial, personal or other sensitive information.” If either box appears before you click on a link, your best bet is to stop in your tracks and do not proceed.

Google originally offered the anti-phishing …