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November 22, 2011

Master the New Gmail with These Tips, Shortcuts, and Add-Ons

Tweaking Gmail’s New LayoutMouse ShortcutsKeyboard ShortcutsAdvanced Searches and FiltersUseful Settings You Should EnableGmail Labs You Should EnableExtensions and UserscriptsManage All Your Email Accounts from GmailIntegrate Gmail with the Desktop

August 31, 2011

Using Gmail, Calendar and Docs without an Internet connection


August 25, 2010

Google makes it official: Phone calls now in Gmail

To get started, users check the box next to Google Chat in their list of forwarding phones and the next time someone calls their Google Voice number, Gmail will notify them of an incoming call, Google says. (Credit: Google Voice Blog)

Gmail isn’t just about e-mail anymore: it’s also a phone.

Google launched the ability to make voice calls to any traditional phone number from a Gmail account Wednesday. It’s a blend of Gmail and Google Voice technology that allows users to dial numbers from their computers as well as receive incoming calls through one’s Google Voice number. (more…)

April 13, 2010

Colleges Turn From In-House E-mail To Free Gmail

As colleges and universities across the nation look for ways to cut costs, a number of schools are trading in-house e-mail systems for Gmail. Google provides schools with more disc space and a special Apps for Education package at a very competitive price: free.

A Money Saver For Schools

Universities have to maintain large amounts of server space to house data, like student e-mail. But as students send bigger and bigger files, like videos and pictures, on-site storage gets costly. It makes Gmail an attractive — and cheap — alternative.

Google offers 7 gigabytes of storage space to its Gmail customers — including the 7.5 million students around the world who use Google Apps for Education. And that saves schools time, money and precious disc space. (more…)