Gmail

Hey you kids, shut off that racket: How to turn off IM notification sounds in Google Hangouts

You might not know it, but that sound you hear every time you get a message in Google Hangouts can be turned off. Here's how.

Computing

Mess with your Gmail profile mugshot in just a few simple steps with this guide

Switching up your Gmail account pic may be necessary, especially if you just got a brand new makeover. Pulling it off isn't the simplest thing to do, however. We show you what to do with this guide.

Computing

Google Inbox is an Advil for your pounding email headache

Google is testing out a new kind of email with the invite-only Inbox app for iOS and Android. The app makes organizing your email a breeze, but has a few quirks.

Mobile

How to change your Gmail account password

Changing your Gmail password may be necessary at one point or another. However, doing so isn't exactly straightforward. Here's how to pull it off.

Computing

How to send email using another address from your Gmail account

Check out this brief guide where we show you how to send email from different accounts using Gmail.

Computing

Is Google+ being slowly sunsetted? Mandatory Gmail integration gets removed

Definitely a shift away from promoting Google+ usage, the search company has removed the mandatory requirement of setting up a new Google+ account when signing up for a Gmail account.

Social Media

Five million Gmail addresses, passwords leak out

The data was posted on a Bitcoin security forum, but a significant amount of them are out of date. Learn more here.

Computing

Security researchers expose Gmail smartphone hack

You're still taking care over which apps you install, right? Researchers in the U.S. have demonstrated how a mobile's shared memory can be used to gain access to other apps, including Gmail.

Mobile

Gmail acts to sort out new scam using non-Latin characters

Google last week introduced non-Latin support for Gmail. However, soon after the feature was introduced, scammers found a way to use it to their advantage. The Web giant said Tuesday it's now improved its spam filters to deal with the issue.

Web

Google adds an unsubscribe button to spam mail in Gmail

Google is making it much easier to un-subscribe from annoying, unwanted email lists. Learn more here.

Computing

Google spots child porn in man’s Gmail account, tips off police

If you have unsavory and/or illegal stuff in your Gmail account, Google just might give the cops a heads up. Recently, the tech giant alerted police to a case of child pornography in a Gmail account.

Computing

Goldman Sachs wants judge to order Google to delete mistakenly sent email

If you've ever sent an email to the wrong person by mistake, it's unlikely you've trotted off to court in the hope of securing an order from a judge to get that email deleted. Goldman Sachs, fearing a privacy breach, has done just that.

Computing

1 billion: That’s how many people have downloaded the Gmail Android app

Gmail has enjoyed a two-year reign as a the largest email service in the world. Now, we have a clear idea of how far ahead it is of the competition as its app reached the billion download mark on the Google Play Store.

Report: Google is testing a complete redesign of Web-based Gmail

Specifically designed to offer a uniform layout over multiple types of devices, Google is reported to be working on a new Gmail design that drastically changes the Web-based layout for users.

Computing

Google testing new Gmail features for improved mobile experience

Gmail may have just celebrated its 10th birthday, but that doesn't mean the developers behind the Web-based email service have been sitting around congratulating each other. In fact, it appears they've been busy working on a bunch of new features for mobile.

Mobile