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Gmail for mobile and web gets automatic labels, new tabbed UI

Google has unveiled a new design for its Gmail apps for web, Android, and iOS. The update will roll out over the next few weeks, and it brings a new design with an emphasis on tags and tabs. Gmail will automatically detect different types of messages and apply tags or labels to them. The auto-generated […]

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Gmail lets you email attachments up to 10GB with Google Drive integration

Google is adding a new feature to Gmail that lets you use Google Drive to send large files as attachments. How large? Up to 10GB. That’s about 400 times larger than the 25MB limit on traditional Gmail attachments. When you’re composing an email, you’ll now have the choice of hitting the paperclip icon to attach […]

Posted inNews launches, works well on small screens

Microsoft took the wraps off today, and there are plenty of reasons to be excited. It’s a massive improvement over Hotmail in many ways, not the least of which is how well it’s suited to smaller screens. As you’d expect from anything Microsoft has designed recently, the Metro design language has been liberally applied […]

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Mozilla is (nearly) ceasing development of Thunderbird email app

Thunderbird is probably the most popular open source email, calendar, and contact management app. It’s basically an open source answer to Microsoft Outlook, capable of running on Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. But desktop email clients aren’t as popular as they once were, with many email users just logging into Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail using […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook finally getting BBM and native email

The BlackBerry PlayBook has made a respectable showing in the tablet market so far. RIM isn’t blowing through PlayBook inventory like iPad 2s, but with more than half a million shipped and strong sales posted in some corners of the globe, things are looking pretty rosy for the Waterloo company. Next month, the PlayBook is […]

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Android apps, native contact, calendar, email apps coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook soon

Research in Motion has already stated that it would release native PIM (personal information management) apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Now we have something approaching a time frame. At the BlackBerry World keynote this morning officials promised that calendar, contact, and email apps would arrive this summer. Right now the only way to use calendar, […]