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Take a look at Gmail's funky new slide animations on Android

Take a look at Gmail's funky new slide animations on Android

It's the little touches that separate a good app from a great one. Paying attention to how UI elements affect each other might not seem important, but it can go a long way in improving the end-user experience. To that end, Google has added some fancy new animations to its Gmail app on Android, making managing your email feel a lot more fluid.

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Gmail for Android makes it easier to copy and paste email addresses

Gmail for Android makes it easier to copy and paste email addresses

Copying and pasting on a touchscreen has never been a seamless experience, but a recent change to the Gmail Android app appears to be making that a little bit easier. We've spotted a small interface tweak that more easily introduces a "copy" button to email addresses in the Compose text fields.

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Five powerful email clients for Android (that aren't Gmail)

Five powerful email clients for Android (that aren't Gmail)

Managing email can be a pretty personal thing — whether you're an obsessive user of tags, the mark unread feature, snoozing, or filters, it can be hard to figure out just which email client makes the most sense for managing your messages. While many of us default straight to Gmail out of simple convenience, there are meaningfully good and powerful email clients available for Android not made by Google. Here are five that we think stand out for their features, unique capabilities, or appeal to the privacy-minded.

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That Slack email you just got asking to reset your password is legit, not a scam

That Slack email you just got asking to reset your password is legit, not a scam

If you just got an email from Slack explaining that you need to reset your password with a big, phishy-looking link, it's legit. The company's Android app was accidentally logging credentials in plain text, and affected customers are being notified via email to reset their passwords. We've reached out to Slack to be triply sure, and company representatives tell us that it's not a scam, they're sending these emails themselves.

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Microsoft Outlook can now create To Do tasks from emails

Microsoft Outlook can now create To Do tasks from emails

Microsoft has been rapidly improving its Outlook email client for Android. In just the past few months, the company has added third-party calendar sync, customizable notifications, and an 'Ignore Conversation' feature. Outlook is now adding a feature that will make users of Microsoft's software ecosystem happy — direct integration with Microsoft To Do, the company's task management app.

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Edison Mail adds advanced spam and phishing detection, but it'll cost you

Edison Mail adds advanced spam and phishing detection, but it'll cost you

Edison Mail is one of the most popular Android clients, thanks to its handy features and pleasing interface. It gained a "plus" version on iOS back in August, which offers extra anti-phishing protection and contact verification. Sadly, Android users were left out until now, but the app just made its way to the Play Store today.

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The ultimate guide to Gmail's advanced search filters

The ultimate guide to Gmail's advanced search filters

Gmail is one of Google's best products, as it's far more than just a simple service for sending and receiving email. It has dozens of powerful features lurking under the surface to help you manage the onslaught of messages, which can come in handy during this age of increased remote work. With the right know-how, you can tell Gmail to find and sort your messages exactly how you want, potentially saving you many hours of micro-managing your inbox.

In this guide, we'll go over the basics of Gmail search, then cover the more advanced filters. Whether you just want to find specific messages or set up long-term filters to help with overflowing inboxes, you've come to the right place.

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Zoom reportedly working on building its own email and calendar apps

Zoom reportedly working on building its own email and calendar apps

Zoom has become one of the most popular conferencing platforms, both for private and business use. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has only helped fuel the app's fame, making it pass more than 500,000,000 downloads on the Play Store.

However, now that vaccines are starting to roll out to the masses, the prospect of returning to the office is growing. With that in mind, Zoom doesn't want people to forget about it and would rather have companies to continue using it on a daily basis. The company is said to be working on developing its own productivity suite, which could include email, calendar, and even instant messaging solutions.

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Mimestream is a new native Gmail app for Mac that almost nails the experience

Mimestream is a new native Gmail app for Mac that almost nails the experience

There are quite a few apps in the Mac App Store that claim to offer a native Gmail experience, but none quite manages to encapsulate the experience well enough, at least the ones I've tried. Unlike most others, a new app called Mimestream isn't just a web wrapper and it uses the Gmail API instead of the IMAP protocol, making it faster and more stable. It's currently in beta and it looks like it could be worth a shot.

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Microsoft Outlook adds option to customize buttons on notifications (APK Download)

Microsoft Outlook adds option to customize buttons on notifications (APK Download)

Microsoft's Outlook email application has seen update after update over the past few months, adding features like photo annotation and audio playback of emails. Now the app has added another incredibly useful function: the ability to customize which actions appear on notifications for new emails.

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