If you’ve ever had your account hacked resulting in a deluge of spam bombarding the inboxes of your friends and family addressed from you, then you’ll surely appreciate Google’s new efforts to bulk up sign-in security for all their Gmail and Google Accounts users. However, this new two-step verification process may be more of a nuisance than worthy of celebration.
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Google has announced that it is extending the free voice call functionality added to Gmail chat earlier this year, with the service now to be free throughout 2011 as well. Still limited to US users calling US or Canadian numbers, the embedded Google Voice system routes calls via VoIP and can also be used to make low-cost calls to various other countries.
Now when you've got more than one account, you can view them all in one window. Now when you've got more than one person who's accessing your one account, you don't need to give them your password. Email delegation is now in full effect over at Gmail. This functionality has been in place for Google Apps accounts before, now it's available to anyone using Gmail. This news comes right on top of another update to Gmail: Restoring Deleted Entries. This one's more for the multitasker.
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Google is definitely in tune with users. At least, that's the way it looks. After announcing that you can actually "unsend" an email you didn't mean to send, the search giant is now letting users of Gmail restore contacts to those they've put into Google Contacts. Mistakes happen, right? Well, now you can recover those contacts you might have deleted by accident, as long as it's within the last 30 days that you hit that delete button.
With all the speculation about what Facebook will unveil on Monday at their event in San Francisco, I thought I would chime in on if the speculation thus far makes any sense. The rumor and speculation is that Facebook intends to offer a more robust e-mail solution within the Facebook platform and is being pitted against Google’s Gmail client. There are several interesting things about this if its true that needs to be explored.