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Gmail for mobile gets an ‘Undo Send’ feature
Aug21

Gmail for mobile gets an ‘Undo Send’ feature

You can now access the ‘Undo Send’ feature on your Gmail app same way you do on the web version. That took a while because that same feature has always been a part of the web version, and it remains one of my favorites. Per Android Police, version 8.7 version of the Gmail app will let you cancel a sent message if there is an urgent need for that. As expected, there is a timeframe for this, which means you won’t be able to undo a sent...

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Lawyers sue Google for tracking users with Location History turned off
Aug21

Lawyers sue Google for tracking users with Location History turned off

  Google continues to gain flak over its collection of user location data. A new plaintiff has filed a case against the search giant and wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate its practices and policies for tracking users. Some of which have their Location History turned off. San Diego resident Napoleon Patacsil filed a lawsuit in Federal Court on Friday against Google. His lawyers cited how Google violated the...

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Google retreats as it rolls back Android Messages to old design
Aug19

Google retreats as it rolls back Android Messages to old design

Google has mysteriously rolled back new updates it introduced a couple of days ago to Android Messages. Just to be perfectly clear about that, the company beat a retreat the same day it rolled out dark mode and material design to the SMS app. Before the company took that sudden decision, Android Messages was already being upgraded to 3.5 version, with users welcoming a new Material Theme, which also came with a Dark Mode. A lot of us...

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Gmail Confidential Mode now available on mobile
Aug18

Gmail Confidential Mode now available on mobile

Google has started rolling out the Confidential Mode, a feature announced alongside a few others the last time it overhauled Gmail. The feature was initially only available on the desktop version of the Gmail, but mobile users can now have access to it as gradual roll out has begun. Confidential Mode, Smart Compose, Email Snoozing were among a few additions to the world’s most popular free email service last May. Confidential Mode...

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WhatsApp backups will no longer count against your quota on Google Drive
Aug17

WhatsApp backups will no longer count against your quota on Google Drive

Some cheery news for all those who rely heavily on Google Drive when it comes to storing their WhatsApp data. Starting from November 12, all WhatsApp backups will no longer count against your quota—and that means more free space to store other things. What that means is that you don’t have to lose all or some of your chat history on WhatsApp because you have exhausted your free storage share on Google Drive. What you should do as a...

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Google still tracks your activities even with your Location History turned off
Aug14

Google still tracks your activities even with your Location History turned off

Google is making your business its business—you could call it obsession, and you won’t be far from the truth. When a tech giant continues to follow you everywhere you go even when have your location history turned off, then you are probably not in charge. Per Association Press, Google has been recording your movements even when you obviously don’t want it to. According to findings made by the AP, which it describes as “Exclusive,”...

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