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  1. Google is Going to Stop Scanning Your Email for Ads: What to Know

    Industry News
    Maybe it's a good thing, but maybe it's just something different. Hard to say. If it always seems that as soon as you search for information about Canada’s Wonderland passes, car rentals, fishing tackle and grocery delivery options… and share that info you find with your relatives and friends...
  2. Feel Like Someone’s Snooping? How to Disable Email Tracking

    Industry News
    Tracking mechanisms in emails- invisible pixels or embedded hyperlinks that detect when someone opens a message, and sometimes the location of the person opening it- are now commonly used. Some estimates claim that up to 60% of all emails sent contain some sort of tracking device. Trackers...
  3. Google Now Writes Email Replies For You

    Industry News
    Lots of email? Google is going one step further to help you manage it. The mega-company has unveiled a new gadget for its email users this week: a tool that writes artificially intelligent responses to your email messages, for you. The new ‘smart reply’ button is part of an update to the...
  4. Android users favourite apps are Facebook, Google Maps and Gmail

    Industry News
    Aside from the Android Market app itself, Facebook, Google Maps and Gmail are the most used Android apps used by American according the first mobile media rankings from Nielsen. Using data collected from on-device meters on thousands of Android smartphones, Nielsen measured the "active reach,"...
  5. Google says China disrupting e-mail service

    On the Web
    Google has blamed the Chinese government for problems accessing its e-mail service in the country. Internet users have complained that the authorities have stepped up disruption of its Gmail service in recent weeks. Google said it had found no technical issues, and blamed "a government...
  6. Google email snafu should be fixed soon

    Industry News
    A software bug that left a small percentage of Gmail users without access to their email for the last day or two should be fixed by the end of today according to an update on the Google Blog. The company says it released a storage software update on February 27th that introduced an unexpected...
  7. Gmail gets a Priority Inbox

    Industry News
    To help Gmail users deal with a plethora of email flooding their inboxes, Google has announced that beginning next week, it will introduce Priority Inbox, an experimental new way of taking on information overload in Gmail. In addition to sending Junk mail to the Spam filter, Gmail will now...
  8. Xplornet eMail to be powered by Gmail

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Woodstock, New Brunswick based, Barrett Xplore today announced an agreement with Google to deliver a new email platform for its customers across Canada. Xplornet Mail powered by Gmail will offer enhanced email features and functionality, including up to 7.3 GB of storage capacity, and the...
  9. Gmail introduces video and voice chat

    Home Computing
    From Google blog today Gmail voice and video chat will be rolled out globally over the next day or so for Macs and PCs. The first time you use this feature, you'll be prompted to download and install a small plugin. To get started, visit or click on the "Options"...
  10. Gmail for mobile 2.0 introduced

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Google Mobile Blog Post discussing To download: Go to in your mobile browser.