Google Updates Gmail for Android Once Again
Google today released an updated version of the Gmail application for Android devices. The new version brings the features of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to Android 3.2 Honeycomb devices, including features such as swiping between conversations, custom notifications for select labels, quick access to recent labels, and support for syncing 30 days' worth of messages for offline reading. For devices running Android 2.2 and 2.3, the new version includes new label APIs (for developers to make use of) and performance improvements. The update is a free download from the Google Play Store.
Google Releases Lightweight Gmail Go for Low-End Android Phones
Google has made a light and quick version of Gmail available to select handsets. Gmail Go is a slimmed-down version of Gmail that works better on devices with limited resources or spotty network connections.
Google Adds Master Inbox View to Gmail for Android
Google today updated its Gmail application for Android devices with the ability to see all emails from various accounts in a single, master inbox. Using the new "All Inboxes" option will lump together emails from Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, and IMAP/POP accounts into a single view.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
Gmail Bolstered with Exchange Tasks
Google today made its Gmail application for Android devices more useful to those who use Microsoft Exchange services. The latest version of Gmail adds support for Exchange tasks.