The Mailbox app has finally launched on iOS, but before you start jubilating about how clean your email box will finally be, you’d better download it and start waiting, because the wait to use will be long.
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance that you can connect to the Internet on a fairly regular basis. But even with the advent of Wi-Fi and mobile data connections, there are still many places where you won’t have access to the Internet.
Google brought back the groundbreaking, anti-Retina display 8-bit technology to their Maps service. But that’s not all that the company has in store for us. Introducing Gmail Tap. Put simply, it replaces the cramped virtual keyboard on Android devices and replaces it with something much, much, simpler: two keys, a dot and a dash.
Remember that retro looking Space Invaders clock we told you about last year? It was pretty cool by itself, but now it has become even more functional. Designer Grant Gibson turned his into an awesome Gmail notifier.
Some of these Google apps have been available offline at various times, and in limited release, but now they’re really available for everyone. You’ll need to use Google Chrome and an add-on that’s called Gmail Offline, but that’s one cool way of being able to use your Gmail pretty much in any situation.
I honestly don’t care what my Gmail looks like. What I do care about is speed and minimalism. Less is more for me when it comes to email. If that’s not your case, then you’ll be glad to find out that Gmail now offers custom backgrounds for your Gmail accounts.
Email has come a long way since its inception. This great infographic from the guys over at The Oatmeal pokes fun at different types of addresses and stereotypes its users.
Way back when I started using email daily, it was through a Unix terminal at school.