Gmail for iOS Adds Support for Multiple Send-From Accounts
Google has pushed a minor update to both the iOS and Safari browser web app versions of Gmail for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The sole new feature is the ability to send emails from multiple different Google accounts. Users of Gmail in the iOS browser need only refresh the browser session to gain access to the new feature. The new feature works in the iOS Gmail app without requiring an app update.
Google Testing 3rd-Party Email Access in iOS Gmail App
Google is allowing people to use their non-Gmail email service within the Gmail app for iOS. Apple's own iOS email app and Microsoft's Outlook email app both already support multiple email services, as does Gmail on Android handsets.
Gmail for iOS Intros Notifications for High-Priority Messages Only
Google is rolling out a feature to its iOS Gmail app that will let people receive notifications only for messages deemed high priority. Google says the optional feature relies on machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify messages that the recipient may want to read first.
Yahoo Adds Gmail Support to Yahoo Mail
Yahoo Mail today gained the ability to manage Gmail and Google Apps accounts. Yahoo relaunched the app in October and made it compatible with AOL, Hotmail, and Outlook.
Gmail for Android Gains Send-Money Feature
Google today made it possible to send or request money within Gmail on Android devices. The sender will need a Google Wallet account, but the recipient does not need Google Wallet, nor even Gmail.