Google Updates Gmail for Android Once Again
Google recently provided an update to its Gmail application for the Android platform. The update, which is a free download from the Google Play Store, improves support for the 7-inch display size for devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and up. The app also provides developers with a new Labels API that can be used with third-party apps, and various bug fixes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Google Play Services to Drop Support for Gingerbread
Google today said the next iteration of Google Play Services will sever backward compatibility with devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Today, Google Play Services — the core code behind app compatibility across Android platforms — is 10.0.0 and supports API level 9.