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Five Tips for Mastering Google's New Inbox

Seamas Egan | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Seamas Egan

It pays to adapt to technology advancements -- the hidden opportunities that apps like Inbox present for email marketers will bust the fears and myths around being locked in the "Promo" tab.

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Jason Saltmarsh

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.

Europe Declares War on Google!

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Word leaked out on Friday in Brussels that The European Parliament is going to call for the break-up of Google. That must be a tough pill to swallow for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Google's Eric Schmidt: Robin Hood or the Big Bad Wolf?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Google has it all, which is way too much. Actually, it's downright frightening just how much. Do we want to live in a society where everything we do, 24/7, is monitored by corporations like Google?

Apple vs. Google: The Privacy Revolution Rumble

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.30.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In the grand scheme of things, a public tiff between Apple and Google emphasizes how important online privacy has become in the eyes of industry titans and the masses their products cater to.

The Fault In Our Email

Medium | Sanders Kleinfeld | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

Conventional workplace wisdom declares email a daily scourge. We receive too much of it. We spend too much time replying to it. We concoct elaborate s...

How To Purge Your Near-Capacity Gmail Account, In 5 Easy Steps

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology

It's an all too common scenario. Your inbox is suddenly full and your boss is asking why her emails keep bouncing back. You need to make space, and fa...

3 Ways to Plan Digital Afterlife

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Facebook, Google and Twitter all have different policies dealing with your digital afterlife. State laws are emerging in the social media afterlife world. That being said, here are 3 ways to plan your digital afterlife now.

5 Million Gmail Usernames And Associated Passwords Leaked

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

It's time to change your Gmail password -- again. Around 5 million Gmail usernames and associated passwords were leaked on a Russian Internet foru...

Google To Recognize Emails That Use Special Characters

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

If you only speak English, you've probably never noticed that the only letters allowed in any email address have always been limited to "A" through "Z...

A Judge Just Gave Prosecutors Access To Someone's Gmail

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a crimi...

Orwell's Nightmare: The NSA and Google -- Big Brother Meets Big Business

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What would happen if the most powerful technology company in the world and the largest clandestine spying agency in the world joined forces?

Leaked Photos Give Us A First Look At The New Gmail

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology

Google is rumored to be testing a redesign of Gmail, and tech site Geek.com says it gotten its hands on a leaked version of how it might look. In o...

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Facebook has introduced a new feature for its mobile users allowing them to share their location with friends. It is an "opt in" feature, meaning you don't have to sign up for it. On the surface, it seems to be a useful tool for people to use. But the new Facebook "feature" is pretty dangerous.

Gmail's 'Shelfie' Prank Mocks Selfie-Obsessed Culture

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

It's not even April Fools' Day yet, and already Google has released multiple pranks. In addition to a Google Maps-based Pokémon challenge, the co...

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with importa...

Why Is Google Finishing My Sentences, and Facebook Reading My Mind?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

I wish Google would stop thinking it knows what we're thinking. It doesn't. It's often ludicrously off base, and usually simply annoying. Obviously not what they were going for.

Why Right Now the Future Belongs to Google, Not Apple

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

Google one upped all its rivals, all in one fell swoop. Offhand, it's rash to say that Google is winning the race. To better discern the tussle within the Valley, many files need to be decoded.

Why Can't Google Stick With Its New Products?

Robert Scoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Robert Scoble

Larry Page is on stage at TED right now. I'm at home watching. He is not wearing Google Glass. This fits the new narrative that's going on in my head: that Google doesn't know how to stick with a product.

How To Deal With The Horribleness Of A Gchat Outage

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Gchat is down, but that doesn't mean you need to be. If your work and social life depends on Gchatting (full disclosure: ours do), maybe you'll app...

Facebook Dominates in Mobile Apps

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Measured By Use Frequency, Facebook Is Over Three Times More Popular Google App Portfolio Also Has Significant Numbers of Users Consumer Intelligenc...

7 Secret Gmail Features You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

Let's be real: Most of us are pretty dependent on our email. I mean, don't you guys often wake up to an inbox that looks like this? No?? Reme...

Horrifying Gmail App Informs People When You Open Their Email

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

Bye bye, everyone. It's time to quit the Internet. There's a Google Chrome extension called Streak that, when installed, lets you see when someone ...

Your Gmails May Have Accidentally Been Deleted

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

If you're using the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad, some of your emails may have been deleted or marked as spam, according to a notification from G...

Gmail Went Down And Everyone Panicked

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's not just you. Gmail went down, and everyone flipped out. At around 2 p.m. EST, Google's email service became largely inaccessible, as confirme...