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Now's The Perfect Time To Harass Your Friends For Google Inbox Invites

Google still hasn’t opened its new Inbox mail service for everyone, and it’s not doing another invite free-for-all, but it is gifting all existing users 10 addition invites over the holidays. Time to start hitting up your friends.


You Have One Hour To Get A Guaranteed Google Inbox Invite

If you’ve been hassling everyone you know for an invite to Gmail’s shiny new email app Inbox, now’s your lucky break. From now until 3pm EST (7am AEDT), Google is giving anyone who asks a guaranteed invite.


Gmail Will Give Anyone An Invite To Inbox For One Hour Today

Whether or not you’ve got email problems, you’re probably dying to try Gmail’s little electronic mail solution, Inbox. It’s been tough to get an invite, but today the product team will guarantee your invite between 10am and 11am AEDT. Here’s how to nab one.


Google Has A Great New Calendar App For Android And (Eventually) IOS

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop has officially rolled out, we’re all getting our first look at what is an awesome little revamp to the Google Calendar app. Not only is it oh-so-much-prettier, but now, entering all sorts of data is as easy as typing a single sentence.


How Hackers Reportedly Side-Stepped Google's Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is generally seen as the safest bet for protecting your Gmail account. But a harrowing tale from indie developer Grant Blakeman, whose Instagram was hacked through Gmail, reveals how not even two-factor authentication can beat every security threat.


Google Inbox Hands On: Potentially Awesome But Not Quite There

When the news broke yesterday of Google’s new Inbox app, my initial reaction was sceptical. How many times has an app tried to “solve” email? Inbox is Google’s way of helping you organise the typhoon of greetings, promos, invoices, and discussions that beg for your attention. And after using it for a while, I can see the potential, but I’m still wary of handing over my email-life.


Google's Inbox App Wants To Read Your Email So You Don't Have To

Today, Google revealed a project two years in the making. At first glance it looks just like a redesign of Gmail, and that’s sort of half true. It’s actually a completely new system called “Inbox” and it wants to reimagine your email.


Here's How The New Gmail App Will Finally Tame Your Inboxes

Email is the bane of my existence. Trying to keep all my inboxes up to date and organised often feels like a full-time job. I’ve tried a couple of email clients now and nothing seems to work just the way I want it, but this leaked view of Gmail’s Lollipop makeover, first spotted by Android Police, may be the app I’m looking for.


7 Gmail Filters To Make Email Less Of A Chore

Hundreds of millions of people use Gmail but only a small subset of them dig deeper into the advanced features that are available in their inbox, such as filters. Setting up new rules for incoming can seem like an onerous task that doesn’t justify the effort put in, but here are seven filters that are easy to create and which can make a big difference to your email flow.


Gmail No Longer Forces New Users To Make A Google+ Account

Google’s free email service is great — tons of people use it. Google+ isn’t nearly as popular, even though new Gmail users have been forced to connect to a Google+ account for years. Now, Google’s making that social service integration optional. Finally.