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Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

Google adds more shortcuts to Gmail

The new batch of “quick-action buttons” let users rate restaurants, change restaurant reservations, open Dropbox folders, and launch Google Docs files.

What you need to know about privacy, email, and particularly Gmail

Pritesh Singh asked if anyone other than the intended recipient can view files attached to a Gmail message.

Yahoo makes Mail beautiful to woo Gmail users

Less than a year after redesigning Mail's site and apps, Yahoo is pushing a fresh new look to kill the competition.

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How to fix Gmail sync problems in Outlook 2013

If you're using Gmail IMAP and Outlook isn't syncing properly, this fix may do the trick.

Ads may hit Gmail's Android app soon, teardown reveals

A thorough examination of a leaked version of the next Gmail Android app suggests ads are finally hitting your mobile inbox.

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How to ease the transition to a new email account

You can make the process fairly painless by following these simple tips.

Gmail scanning may violate federal wiretapping laws, judge finds

A U.S. federal judge allowed a class-action suit against Google to proceed, saying the company's terms of service are unclear when describing how it scans Gmail content in order to deliver advertisements.

Bug alert: Inserting images in Gmail messages could get you banned

Beware Gmail users: Inserting images into the body of an email message can get you temporarily banned from your account.

Google fixes lengthy, widespread Gmail glitch

A Gmail glitch that took about 10 hours to fix and hit close to 50 percent of the webmail service's users has been fixed, ending one of the longest, most widespread Gmail disruptions in years.