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Google wants to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams by making another messaging service

Google wants to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams by making another messaging service

Google has so far had a love-hate relationship with messaging services, as it threw several of them against the wall, but only a few stuck, and that too not for long. But this didn’t deter the company
How Can I Save All My Emails for a Personal Backup?

How Can I Save All My Emails for a Personal Backup?

Having a personal copy of your work emails can definitely come in handy both before and after you leave a job. You can refer to them later, for example, to document feedback you received or projects
Gmail's "Smart Compose" feature is terrible at helping freelancers negotiate

Gmail's "Smart Compose" feature is terrible at helping freelancers negotiate

I'm a musician. I'm Irish-American, and play Irish music (among other things). And I live in Boston. Naturally, St. Patrick's Day presents me with some potentially lucrative

How to block privacy-invading read receipts in email

Anyone can check when you have opened their email, using tracking software. But you can block these tracking pixels with a simple setting in your Mail app. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through
Find the Large Attachments Eating Up Your Gmail Space With a Simple Search

Find the Large Attachments Eating Up Your Gmail Space With a Simple Search

Have you ever had to frantically delete photos from your phone’s camera roll to make room for new ones? Us too. If you run up against your storage limit in Gmail, you won’t be able to send or receive
The case for never cleaning out your inbox

The case for never cleaning out your inbox

Mashable's new series Don't @ Me takes unpopular opinions and backs them up with...reasons. We all have our ways, but we may just convince you to change yours. And if not, chill. Email is a burden on

Google finally brings its security key feature to iPhones

More than half a year after Google said Android phones could be used as a security key, the feature is coming to iPhones. Google said it’ll bring the feature to iPhones in an effort to give at-risk
When Sending an Important Email, Add the Recipient Last

When Sending an Important Email, Add the Recipient Last

When you’re busy crafting an important email, perhaps to a prospective hiring manager, accidentally sending it before it’s ready is the single easiest way to screw up. Maybe there’s a glaring spelling
5 hidden Gmail features everyone should be using

5 hidden Gmail features everyone should be using

Gmail is by far the most popular email platform in the world. We all use it, we all love it, and most people agree that they could never even think about abandoning it for another email service.
It's almost 2020 and Gmail still doesn't have Inbox's bundles, which Google promised back in 2018

It's almost 2020 and Gmail still doesn't have Inbox's bundles, which Google promised back in 2018

Google announced that it was killing Inbox all the way back in 2018. Though its death would ultimately be delayed until April of 2019, the news still hit hard for those that had grown dependent on the
How to Make Sure You Return to a Tidy Inbox After the Holidays

How to Make Sure You Return to a Tidy Inbox After the Holidays

If you’re lucky, the holiday season means a few days away from work and the office—but the soothing, calming effect of that break can be quickly undone when you return to an inbox overflowing with
If You Haven't Already Deleted Your Unroll.Me Account, Do It Now

If You Haven't Already Deleted Your Unroll.Me Account, Do It Now

Back in 2017, Unroll.me—the third-party service that attempts to unsubscribe you from unwanted email threads and newsletters—came under fire for collecting user information, selling it to Uber, and
Workers Just Lost the Right to Organize on Company Email

Workers Just Lost the Right to Organize on Company Email

It’s officially time to stop using your work email (and Slack) to organize your workplace.
The best free and open-source alternatives to Gmail on Android

The best free and open-source alternatives to Gmail on Android

Privacy has become a major point of discussion in the tech community over the past few years, and its importance only grows after every . The growing awareness of privacy issues has directly led to
Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

If you’re here to learn how to attach emails to other emails in Gmail, you’re in luck. Today, Google revealed that they’d updated Gmail via the G Suite update blog to allow emails to attach to other
Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

If you’re here to learn how to attach emails to other emails in Gmail, you’re in luck. Today, Google revealed that they’d updated Gmail via the G Suite update blog to allow emails to attach to other
How to Send Multiple Emails as Attachments in Gmail

How to Send Multiple Emails as Attachments in Gmail

Forwarding emails is an easy way to keep multiple parties in the loop on important conversations, but you used to be able to only forward one message at a time in Gmail. That’s all changing now—for
Gmail Now Lets You Send Emails As Attachments

Gmail Now Lets You Send Emails As Attachments

Have you ever needed to quote an email to someone who might not have been part of the original thread? The only way you could do it is to forward them the original emails, or copy and paste it into
Gmail will let you propose new meeting times and add notes to calendar invites

Gmail will let you propose new meeting times and add notes to calendar invites

Google introduced an option to propose new meeting times in Calendar last year that helps you reschedule when you can't make it. Since the feature is somewhat hidden (you need to click an event in
You can now attach emails to other emails in Gmail

You can now attach emails to other emails in Gmail

It may sound confusing, but it's actually quite simple: A new Gmail feature lets you attach an email or an entire thread to another email. In a blog post, Google explains that, in some situations,