GMail alternatives

Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail as secure webmail, as well via POP3 or IMAP protocols. Gmail's spam filtering features a community-driven system: when any user marks an email as spam, this provides information to help the system identify similar future messages for all Gmail users. Google also provides GMail alternative for business - G Suite Mail.

Here are the latest news about GMail:

26.10.17 Gmail adds support for third-party add-ons

Google allowed third-party add-ons for Gmail today. These native extensions will allow you to bring the power of services like Asana, DocuSign, Trello, Wrike and others directly to your inbox — no matter whether you are an enterprise or individual user. The focus here is on productivity services that, for the most part, already include some connection to email. The add-ons live in the right sidepane of Gmail (though sadly they are not available in Inbox by Gmail, Google’s other email client). What’s nice is that these add-ons also work in the mobile Gmail app on Android. As for iOS support, a Google is working with Apple to bring Gmail Add-ons to iOS users. Thereby Gmail gets more integrated if compared vs alternatives

2017 Gmail starts converting addresses and contact info into links

Gmail is starting to automatically detect and convert addresses, phone numbers and contacts into links. The feature, which begins rolling out today for Gmail and Inbox on Android, iOS and the web, should be familiar to most users because almost every other major email client has it already. Address links will open Google Maps, clicking on an email address launches a new compose window in your email client and phone numbers dial a new call in Hangouts or your default phone app. The feature will be visible to all users within three days. So Gmail gets more time-saving than alternatives

2017 Gmail gets Smart Reply feature

Google updated Gmail app with an AI-driven "Smart Reply" feature that predicts responses you may want to send.  The feature uses machine learning to analyze your emails and suggest quick, bite-sized responses you may want to send. Smart Reply suggests three responses based on the email you received. Once you’ve selected one, you can send it immediately or edit your response starting with the Smart Reply text. Either way, you’re saving time. Gmail Smart Replies are available now in both the iOS and Android app in English.

2017 Gmail adds add-on support

Google is adding support for third-party add-ons that can integrate directly into Gmail. There are plenty of services that add functionality to Gmail already, of course, but they typically do that through a browser extension. Users will be able to install these add-ons from the G Suite Marketplace. That’s the same marketplace that already hosts add-ons for Google’s other productivity tools like Docs and Sheets. Users who install one of these new add-ons will be able to use them on the web and in Google’s mobile Gmail apps It’ll take a bit before this goes live, though. Google says this new feature is coming “later this year.”

2017 Exchange Tasks now available on Gmail app

Last year Google added support for Exchange accounts in Gmail app for Android so you can use one familiar mail app for both work and personal business. Now you can also sync your tasks with Exchange so you can always stay on top of your task list, even when you’re on the go. You can create a task, edit its date or priority, and flag an email as a to-do for later response. With a unified tasks list, it's easy for you to focus on your important tasks and check things off the list once you’re done. The simple swipe to mark as complete can be just as rewarding. Gmail app for Android is enterprise-ready, so your IT department can securely deploy it. Gmail app also works with managed configurations so you can skip any complicated setup steps.

2016 Gmail for iOS Gets Undo Send button

2014 New GMail for Android supports third-party email providers

2014 Google unveiled its Email 2.0 service

2014 Google+ users now can send messages to your GMail inbox

2013 GMail,, Yahoo Mail and Zoho Mail: small business email news

2013 GMail allows to preview attachments

2013 Google discontinues YouTube, adds revolutionary features to GMail and Google Apps

2012 GMail integrates with Google Drive, comes to Android

2011 Google+ integrates into GMail

2011 Adobe kills mobile Flash. Google kills GMail for Blackberry

2011 Google restores offline access to GMail, Calendar and Docs in Google Chrome

2011 GMail gets Outlook-like views

2011 GMail VoIP is available almost globally

2011 Video-battle: GMail vs Microsoft Office 365

2011 Google Apps Mail gets read receipts

2011 GMail gets instant search

2011 The new super-feature in GMail - People widget

2011 Kinect + GMail Motion : use gestures to manage your inbox

2011 How to backup your GMail account

2011 SMS authentication in Google Apps is available for all

2010 Facebook Messages - one simple idea that can change Email

2010 EmailOracle - email tracker for GMail

2010 Google rolls back innovations in search of revenue

2010 Google improves video chat quality

2010 GMail will save your Attention

2010 GMail = Unified Communications client

2010 Google Contacts will become a CRM solution

2010 GMail signatures for Internet Entrepreneurs

2010 Socialwok uses Gmail and Outlook as its clients

2010 GMail and Google Buzz as developer platforms