Posts tagged Google
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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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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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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Introducing Gmail Motion

Posted by Paul McDonald, Product ManagerIn 1874 the QWERTY keyboard was invented. In 1963, the world was introduced to the mouse. Some 50 years later, we’ve seen the advent of microprocessors, high resolution webcams, and spatial tracking technology....

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Faces of Gmail: Manu Cornet

Posted by Kathleen Chen, Consumer OperationsI’m a big theater buff, and I always wonder about all the unseen people hard at work backstage, grabbing props, making sure the microphones work, and moving set pieces. Whether you’re into theater or not,...

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12 new file formats in the Google Docs Viewer

Posted by: Anil Sabharwal, Product ManagerCross posted from the Google Docs blogThe Google Docs Viewer is used by millions of people every day to quickly view PDFs, Microsoft Word documents and PowerPoint presentations online. Not only is viewing file...

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Desktop notifications for emails and chat messages

Posted by Andrew Wilson, Software EngineerMany of us are guilty of constantly switching back to Gmail to check for new messages. And if you’re like me, you’ve probably missed an important chat message because you weren’t looking at your Gmail win...

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