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New Gmail: 5 features you need to know about

New Gmail: 5 features you need to know about

Earlier today, Google announced and detailed a new redesign for Gmail. While we originally thought this redesign would solely focus on the web implementation of Gmail, it turns out that there are also some new features coming to mobile as well. In short: This redesign looks to be a massive one, with a lot of new features centered around security and ease-of-use. While all of them are important in one way or another, here are five features in particular worth knowing about.

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How to get the new Gmail update

How to get the new Gmail update

This morning Google released a new version of Gmail and we've taken our first look - now it's your turn. The way to get this newest version of the quintessential Google email experience is quite simple, actually. It involves just a couple of taps (or clicks) of buttons in the standard Gmail interface online.

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Gmail redesign is here and it’s big

Gmail redesign is here and it’s big

Just as the rumors (and Google itself at one point) foretold, Gmail for web is getting a major redesign today. While this redesign brings some Gmail features over from mobile, it does a lot more than just that. Not only that, but Gmail for mobile is also getting a few new features as well, so this redesign doesn't only concern itself with bringing the web version up to speed.

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Gmail spam campaign is a worrying false alarm

Gmail spam campaign is a worrying false alarm

Once simply equated with a canned meat product, "spam" has taken on a different and negative meaning in the modern, computer age. More than just a mere annoyance, however, email spam can also become the vehicle of malware and all the vileness that those bring. For a few excruciating hours, those fears became seemingly real for some Gmail users who thought they've become the victim of email hacking. Fortunately, they were not. The incident does, however, raise new doubts on Gmail's spam filtering capabilities.

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New Gmail Confidential Mode auto-expires and locks emails

New Gmail Confidential Mode auto-expires and locks emails

Gmail's big update on the web won't just be a visual and productivity treat, it'll also apparently be a more secure one courtesy of a new Confidential Mode. The existence of the upcoming refresh was confirmed earlier this week, closely followed by a number of leaks about just what improvements it would include.

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New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

Google announced they'd be updating Gmail this week and today we're having a peek at what that'll mean for the average user. That means you, the SlashGear reader, the person who might well be adversely affected by a major change to your one and only email provider. Don't worry too much - the changes are going to be big, but not so big they'll change the way you do your business. Especially if you choose not to include the bulk of the changes at hand.

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Gmail for web is about to get a redesign

Gmail for web is about to get a redesign

In just a few weeks' time, Gmail for web might look quite a bit different. G Suite users today were alerted to an incoming Gmail redesign that promises to have a few new features in tow. While we don't know what the redesign will look like yet, it has the potential to be pretty big, as the web version of Gmail has looked more or less the same for a while now.

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Office 365 Personal users get business-tier security tools

Office 365 Personal users get business-tier security tools

Microsoft is enhancing security for non-business Office 365 users, adding advanced Outlook.com email encryption tools and ransomware detection for Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions, among other things. With these changes, user data is better protected while keeping intruders from accessing the information. A couple features are rolling out today with the rest arriving in the next few weeks.

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How to delete Facebook (and why you maybe can’t)

How to delete Facebook (and why you maybe can’t)

Today I'm going to split up the two ways one can delete their information from Facebook. One is quick and easy, and it feels great! The other is long, arduous, and probably won't give you the results you want anyway. Either way, Facebook pretty much has a large amount of your personal information, and asking them to delete any of it won't necessarily help.

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Cortana Outlook support arrives on Windows 10 and Invoke speaker

Cortana Outlook support arrives on Windows 10 and Invoke speaker

Microsoft has just launched Cortana integration for Outlook, but not for mobile users. The launch follows a report earlier this week claiming that integration will arrive in the future for Outlook on Android and iOS. While mobile users will have to continue waiting, Windows 10 users can now have Cortana read their email if they use Outlook.

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Cortana Outlook support tipped in testing for Android and iOS

Cortana Outlook support tipped in testing for Android and iOS

Microsoft offers Android and iOS apps for its Outlook email product, and soon those apps will support the company's digital assistant Cortana, at least according to sources speaking about the matter. Once the integration goes live, Outlook users on Android and iOS will be able to ask Cortana to read their emails, get email from specific individuals, get email updates, and more.

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Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can’t have

Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can’t have

Google has released Gmail Go, a new app for Android that promises more lightweight access to your email. Sitting alongside, rather than outright replacing the default Gmail app available for Android, iOS, and other devices, Gmail Go is the latest in the search giant's line-up of pared-back "Go" edition software.

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