Update to iOS Gmail App Adds Custom Signatures
Google today provided an update to the Gmail application for iOS. Some of the new features include the ability to set a custom signature for your mobile emails and a vacation responder. Google also changed the notification sound when new emails arrive, added support for nested labels, and added a simple sketching client so users can add drawings to their emails. Google said that it is working to add like banner notifications, multiple login support and the ability to send-as from any account already configured in Gmail in a future update to the application. Gmail for iOS is free and works on iOS devices using system 4.0 and up.
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.
Smart Replies Headed to Gmail
Google today said Gmail will soon support smart replies, or automatic responses to emails. The tool is being carried over from Google's Allo messaging application.
Gmail to Optimize Emails for Viewing On Mobile Devices
Google today said it plans to support emails made with responsive design so they are easier to view and interact with on mobile devices. Responsive design allows emails to reformat themselves based on the screen size and shape, making text, links, and buttons bigger.
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.