Latest Android Gmail Update Looks to Save Your Battery
Google has updated Gmail for Android to version 2.3.5. The new version includes a handful of new features, foremost being the ability to sync only priority emails. Users who choose to sync only the most important emails from their Gmail inbox will gain battery life and cut down on data usage. The new version of Gmail for Android also lets users set customer alert tones for the different labels within their inbox. Other new features include the ability to set 'Show Pictures' for certain senders; turn off sticky message actions; and better TalkBack support. The update is available from the Android Market.
Inbox from Google Better Manages Events and Links
Google today updated its Inbox service with features that should help people keep track of events, newsletters, and web links with less fuss. Google says Inbox will now cluster emails regarding a single event together and always display the most up-to-date information in an easy-to-glance format.
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.
Gmail for Android Earns Rich Text Formatting
Google today updated its Gmail app for Android devices and gave the communications tool several useful features. Gmail users can now add rich text formatting to emails, such as bold, italic, or underlined text.
Google Improves Inbox Search
Google today updated its Inbox application with new search tools that should make certain types of information easier to find. For example, when searching for a tracking number Inbox will automatically find tracking numbers buried within emails and show the numbers and the corresponding messages at the top of search results.