Posts tagged Gmail Blog
Give Dad a ring with free calling from Gmail in the U.S.

Posted by Michael Bolognino, Product Marketing Manager Today is Father’s Day in many countries around the world, so whether your dad lives across the street, across the country or across the ocean, it’s a good day to let him know you’re thinki...

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Faces of Gmail: Hareesh Nagarajan

Posted by Kathleen Chen, Consumer Operations In this edition of “Faces of Gmail,” we’ll introduce you to Hareesh Nagarajan who balances managing datacenters with improving his golf game.

What’s your role on the Gmail team? I am the tech lea...

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Introducing appointment slots in Google Calendar

Posted by Irene Chung, Software Engineer Google Calendar has become indispensable for organizing my own time and sharing my schedule with friends and coworkers. But what about letting others know about my preferred availability? Likewise, when I loo...

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Our plans to support modern browsers across Google Apps

Posted by Venkat Panchapakesan, Vice President of Engineering (Cross-posted on the Google Enterprise Blog and the Google Docs Blog.)

For web applications to spring even farther ahead of traditional software, our teams need to make use of new capab...

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Change Google Calendar’s default meeting length and more print options

Posted by Grace Kwak, Product Manager Today we’re adding two features that make it easier to customize Google Calendar. First, you can now change your default event length from the standard 30 minute slot. If you frequently create 15 minute meetings...

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3 Labs graduations, 1 retirement

Posted by Maciek Nowakowski, Associate Product Manager Today we’re excited to graduate three more features from the experimental testing ground of Gmail Labs. Superstars, Nested Labels, and Advanced IMAP Controls are now first-class citizens in the ...

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Introducing the people widget

Posted by Zohair Hyder, Software Engineer (Cross-posted on the Google Enterprise Blog)

Email is just as much about the people you communicate with as it is what you communicate about. We think it can be helpful to view relevant information in context...

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Color code your Google Calendar events

Posted by Michelle Chen, Software Engineer If your calendar ends up full of many different types of events (film nights, lunch dates, and doctor appointments, for example), there’s now an easy way to categorize them using colors.

Only you and an...

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How to set up Gmail to power through hundreds of messages each day

Posted by Paul McDonald, Product Manager Gmail offers a ton of customization, and when you get hundreds of emails every day it’s crucial that you have it set up to process mail quickly and efficiently. Working on Gmail, I get asked all the time wh...

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Faces of Gmail: Petra Cross

Posted by Kathleen Chen, Consumer Operations Last month we kicked off “Faces of Gmail,” a series where we’ll introduce you to some of the members of the Gmail team. For our first post, we spoke with Manu Cornet, an engineer in Paris who made som...

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Google Calendar Sync upgrades Outlook 2010 support

Posted by Gregory Yakushev, Google Calendar Team Google Calendar sync started supporting the 32-bit version of Outlook 2010 back in August. Outlook sync has continued to be a top feature request, which is why we’ve continued to improve upon it and ...

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Undo certain Gmail actions in your mobile browser

Posted by Bryan Logan, Software Engineer (Cross-posted from the Google Mobile blog)

Sometimes when I’m using Gmail on my phone, I delete a message by mistake or label it incorrectly. Sure I can fish the message out of my Trash or remove the label ...

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“Don't forget Bob” and “Got the wrong Bob?” graduate from Labs

Posted by Assaf Ben-David, Software Engineering Intern, Israel “Don’t forget Bob” and “Got the wrong Bob?” are two Gmail Labs features that help prevent you from making two common mistakes: forgetting to include someone on an email, and send...

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5 years of Google Calendar and a new (useful) favicon

Posted by David Tattersall, Product Manager On April 13th, 2006 we released Google Calendar to the world. What started as an experimental project by several Googlers has grown to become a service that millions of people rely on every day. From photog...

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