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Google Updates Gmail, Allows Attachment To Drive
2013-11-13 04:30:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google unveiled new Gmail features on Tuesday that allow users to save attachments directly to their Google Drive accounts from within an email message. While attachments could previously be viewed from within Gmail messages, the new Drive integration feature means users can now save files to the Google Drive folder of their choice without having to download them to their computer. The new feature, which is available on...

2013-11-05 23:22:57

Available for Google Chrome and Firefox, Todoist’s new Gmail Plugin streamlines conquering email and increasing productivity for its one million users, and Gmail’s 500 million. Porto, Portugal (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today Todoist, the leading task management tool, releases a Gmail Plugin compatible with Google Chrome and Firefox that will make managing tasks from Gmail’s inbox as simple as one click. This plugin extends Todoist’s availability to an impressive 12 platforms,...

2013-10-29 23:01:05

Cloud-connector company raises new funding to extend services to the Indian market. San Franciso, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Kloudless (http://kloudless.com), a free service that integrates your favorite cloud storage services with Gmail, recently raised a new round of venture financing to expand to the Indian market. Kloudless has also added support for an enterprise-grade Firefox browser plugin in addition to its Chrome extension. Kloudless’ service currently supports Gmail and is...

Google+ User Numbers Still On The Rise
2013-10-29 18:59:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While Facebook has more than one billion monthly active users, and Twitter has reached just over 230 million users, Google's progress for growing its social network Google+ has been quieter. The search giant talked about numbers this week, which show some noticeable increases in members and usage. At an event this week in San Francisco, the search giant reported it has seen a 37 percent jump in users in recent months. USA Today...

Users Expressing Their Frustrations Over Yahoo's Email Redesign
2013-10-17 11:27:06

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week Yahoo! introduced new features and themes for its Yahoo! Mail, and brought with it a new conversation mode that allows users to group messages together in a thread. However the conversation now seems to be one filled with anger and frustration from disgruntled users of the email client. In what is being dubbed a redesign backfire, the web portal removed – or misplaced – some Yahoo! Mail functions; functions that many...

2013-10-16 23:35:33

mxHero's recently launched Email Toolbox, which brought self destructing email and four other capabilities in a single Gmail Chrome extension, now adds Click Track, to follow message engagement and Remind Me, to better manage the Inbox. Email Toolbox is free to all gmail.com accounts and available for free trial by Google App users. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 mxHero's Email Toolbox adds Click Tracking and Remind Me to its popular Gmail add-on. The new Email Toolbox...

2013-10-15 23:36:18

Android and iOS updates empower ShopSavvy’s millions of users to find “the right product at the right time” with new features such as shopping feeds, featured lists, new product content, enhanced social network integration, and more. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 ShopSavvy, the world’s leading mobile shopping platform, today announced the introduction of ShopSavvy 8 for iOS mobile devices and Android smartphones in preparation for the 2013 holiday season. The latest...

NSA Gleans Global Contacts, Addresses Via Help Of Internet Companies
2013-10-15 08:54:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting contact lists and “buddy lists” of Internet users from across the globe with help from email and web chat companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo. The system that pulls this data to create larger networks of people all over the world is so effective that in some cases it needed to be stopped so as not to overload its servers. The Washington Post has reported...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.